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Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World (QRCW)
The ability to reason about issues that mix words and numbers is now an essential competency for US residents. The proliferation of quantitative data and analyses has reached all aspects of life in the US, ...

Mathematics Across the Community College Curriculum (MAC^3)
The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), in partnership with Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, WA, Seattle Central Community College in Seattle, WA, and Miami Dade College in Miami, ...

Developing a National Model for a College-level Introductory Sociology Course
Caroline Hodges Persell, New York University Program Website Impetus: In 2001, the elected Council of the American Sociological Association (ASA) launched a Task Force with the goal of creating a curriculum for an ...

Improving Quantitative Reasoning and Inquiry-Based Learning in the Undergraduate Biology Curriculum
The goal of this project is to promote intellectual development in undergraduate biology students by increasing the emphasis on quantitative reasoning and inquiry-based activities in the laboratory experience. We ...

College Algebra in Context: A Learner-centered Approach Incorporating Data-driven Activities Related to Social Issues
In this project, we developed materials designed for use in a learner-centered, inquiry-intensive, data-driven, activity-oriented college algebra course, incorporating realistic problem situations emphasizing ...

TeachingwithData.org: Pathway to Quantitative Literacy in the Social Sciences
TeachingwithData.org will be a virtual repository of educational materials designed to improve quantitative literacy skills for students in social science courses. Built especially for faculty teaching ...

Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum in a Liberal Arts Setting
The project's goal is to incorporate Quantitative Literacy (QL) across the curriculum to improve students' abilities to use quantitative information. QL learning materials have been developed throughout ...

Geology of National Parks: Spreadsheets, Quantitative Literacy, and Natural Resources
Geology of National Parks: Spreadsheets, Quantitative Literacy, and Natural Resources (GNP) (DUE 0836566) is a three-year Phase-1 CCLI project that started in January 2009. It is an adaptation of Spreadsheets ...

Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning, and Knowledge (QuIRK)
Nathan D. Grawe, Carleton College Funding provided by NSF Grant Number DUE-0717604 and a grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation with prior support from the US Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement ...