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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 ...

Improving quantitative and computational skills in under-graduate bioscience education
Tom Andersen, University of Oslo, Norway
Tom Andersen, Department of biosciences, University of Oslo, Norway The Department of Biosciences at the University of Oslo, Norway, has gone through a major revision in its bachelor's and master's ...

Original discovery in the learning process: Is it worth the effort?
Les Hasbargen, SUNY College at Oneonta
Les Hasbargen, , SUNY Oneonta I teach geosciences at a 4-year public liberal arts college. Courses that I teach are woven into Geology, Earth Science, and Environmental Sustainability programs on campus. Geology ...

EDDIE Pre-workshop Essay for: Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with Data
Mary Beth Kolozsvary, Siena College
Mary Beth Kolozsvary, Environmental Studies and Sciences, Siena College Some of the challenges I find with teaching quantitative reasoning, or just having students work with data in the classroom, is that students ...

My Efforts, Ideas and Goals with Quantitative Reasoning and Data
Anita Ho, Flathead Valley Community College
Anita Ho, Geology/Geography, Flathead Valley Community College I teach geology and geography (earth science, physical geography, astronomy, environmental science, physical geology, world regional and human ...

Some Approaches, Challenges, Implementations, and Possible Future Attempts in Teaching Quantitative Reasoning in Undergraduate Science Courses
Dominike Merle-Johnson, Montgomery County Community College
Dominike Merle-Johnson, STEM-Physical Sciences, Montgomery County Community College-West Campus In the past six and a half years that I have been teaching at two different institutions, I implemented at least two ...

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 ...

Using Data to Support Learning
Mustapha Kane, Florida Gateway College
Mustapha Kane, Math & Science, Florida Gateway College We are currently working in renewing our accreditation with the SACS. As a result, we are putting a lot of effort in strengthening our General Learning ...

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, ...