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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 ...

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 ...

Engaging Students in the Analysis and Interpretation of Seismic Data
Tammy Bravo, EarthScope Consortium
Tammy Bravo, Education and Outreach, IRIS Consortium The IRIS Consortium, in partnership with its member institutions and the scientific community, manages and operates comprehensive, high-quality geophysical ...

Teaching with data
Syed Ahmed, Xavier University of Louisiana
DR. SYED AHMED, Business Division, Xavier University of Louisiana Teaching Through Data Math is the language of all my courses that I teach. I use several techniques to make the math foundations strong of my ...

Statistics in a Biological Sciences Context
Daniel Wiegmann, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Daniel D. Wiegmann, , Bowling Green State University-Main Campus For my biometry (statistics) course my approach is to first describe the epistemological cycle (mostly review material) and discuss how statistics ...

A System Approach in Teaching With Data in Hydrology
Hari Kandel, Lake Superior State University
Hari Kandel, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, Lake Superior State University One of the capabilities of a quantitatively literate college graduate as listed in 1989's definition of ...

Using Data to Understand the Earth and Environment
Sarah Cadieux, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sarah Cadieux, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Everything we know about the planet Earth is because of data collected empirically or experimentally. As such, to teach about our ...

Teaching Quantitative Reasoning to Promote Transferable Skills
Kimberly Coleman, SUNY College at Plattsburgh
Kimberly Coleman, Center for Earth and Environmental Science, SUNY - Plattsburgh As an educator, I believe that critical thinking, as well as oral and written communication, teamwork, and cultural competence, are ...

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 ...

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 ...