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Competence and confidence and student success
Kay Bjornen, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
Kay Kuhlemeier Bjornen, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus I believe that student success in the chemistry classes that I taught was significantly affected by a negative feedback loop of ...

The Importance of Teaching Quantitative Reasoning in Higher Education
Desiree Lonon, Savannah State University
Desiree Lonon, Chemistry & Forensic Science, Savannah State University Quantitative Reasoning "(QR) requires students to think critically and apply basic mathematics and statistics skills to interpret ...

Non-science majors and teaching (with) data
Mathieu Richaud, California State University-Fresno
Mathieu Richaud, Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University-Fresno Non-science majors and teaching (with) data Mathieu Richaud At California State University, Fresno, an inland campus nested ...

EDDIE workshop Essay
lina merchan, Savannah State University
Lina Merchan, Savannah State University I teach algebra-based introductory physics to non-physics majors at Savannah State University. Most of our students' majors are Biology, Chemistry, Forensic Science, ...

"Math mini-modules" to support and focus quantitative class activities
Megan Kelly, Loyola University Chicago
Megan Kelly, Arrupe College, Loyola University Chicago I frequently ask students to work with numbers during class in one way or another. I have often operated under the assumption that students are skilled with ...

Alessandro Zanazzi's Personal Experience of Teaching Quantitative Skills
Alessandro Zanazzi
Alessandro Zanazzi, Earth Science, Utah Valley University I have been teaching quantitative skills in all of my classes since I started my tenure track job at Utah Valley University (Fall 2011). I have taught ...

From problem sets and data to basic numeracy
Glenn Kroeger, Trinity University
Glenn Kroeger, Geosciences, Trinity University All of my courses require students to work with data in order to understand fundamental geoscientific processes. My courses include an introductory Oceanography ...

Improving Quantitative Attitudes in Environmental Issues
Sue Ebanks, Savannah State University
Sue Ebanks, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Savannah State University Considering that Environmental Issues (ENVS 1140) is a course for non-science majors, there are mostly business and liberal arts and social ...

Overcoming Math Anxiety to Achieve Quantitative Literacy for Professional Success
Victor Ricchezza, Georgia State University
Victor Ricchezza, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida Quantitative literacy (QL) used in the sensu lato can be thought of as an umbrella term encompassing quantitative reasoning, numeracy, and ...

Helping students develop quantitative reasoning skills via classroom engagement with data
Joseph Zume, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Joseph T. Zume, Geography & Earth Science, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania I am a firm believer in the experiential learning doctrine. I believe that, one of the most efficient ways to help students ...