Workshop Agenda

Friday, October 8

12:00-3:15 Registration

3:30-3:40 Welcome
Nathan Grawe, Director of QuIRK (Carleton College)
Beverly Nagel, Dean of the College (Carleton College)

3:40-5:00 Plenary Session: "Quantitative Reasoning On Campus and Beyond"
"Quantitative Reasoning Today (PowerPoint 4.8MB Dec7 10)"
Milo Schield (Augsburg College)

"Ten Questions about Developing and Delivering a QR Course (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 14.7MB Dec7 10)"
Shannon Dingman and Bernie Madison (University of Arkansas)

5:15-6:15 Cluster Group Meetings

6:30-8:15 Dinner Plenary Session: "Many Women Work, Wealthy People Have More Money, and Other Important Things I've Learned from Reading Student Papers" (PowerPoint 6.6MB Oct20 10)
Nathan Grawe (Carleton College)

Saturday, October 9

8:30-9:00 "Birds of a Feather" Breakfast

9:00-10:00 Break Out Sessions
"The Wellesley College Story," Corrine Taylor (Wellesley College)
"The James Madison University Story," Donna Sundre (James Madison University)
"The Augsburg College Story," Milo Schield (Augsburg College)
"The Macalester College Story," David Bressoud (Macalester College)
"Inside the NSF," Stephanie Fitchett (University of Northern Colorado and recent NSF staff member)

10:10-11:30 Cluster Group Meetings

11:45-1:00 Lunch Plenary Session: "Challenges of QR Assessment"
Donna Sundre (James Madison University)

1:15-2:15 Break Out Sessions
"The 'Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World' Story (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.9MB Dec7 10)," Stuart Boersma (Central Washington University), Caren Diefenderfer (Hollins University), and Shannon Dingman and Bernie Madison (University of Arkansas)
"The Alverno College Story (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 973kB Dec7 10)," Sue Mente (Alverno College)
"The Carleton College Story," Nathan Grawe and Carol Rutz (Carleton College)
"Inside the NSF," Stephanie Fitchett (University of Northern Colorado and recent NSF staff member)

2:30-3:30 Break Out Sessions
"Grant Sources and Strategies (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 101kB Dec7 10)," Rebecca Hartzler (Seattle Central Community College) and Christopher Tassava (Carleton College)
"Creating Enduring Resources," Cathryn Manduca (Carleton and Science Education Resource Center)
"Generating Interdisciplinary Institutional Buy-In (PowerPoint 15.7MB Dec7 10)," Caren Diefenderfer (Hollins University) and Neil Lutsky (Carleton College)
"The QR Program (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 321kB Dec7 10)," Eric Gaze (Bowdoin College)

3:40-4:40 Time for Relaxation and Personal Reflection

4:40-5:50 Campus Team Meetings (over dinner)

6:00-???? Social Dinner with Jazz
A time to relax and get to know other participants with music provided by Occasional Jazz.

Sunday, October 10

8:30-9:45 Breakfast and Team Meetings (Finalize Action Plans) Vacher

9:45-11:00 Team Reports

11:00-11:15 Open Q&A

11:30-12:00 Lunch and Plenary Session: "Building a QR Community: The Future of the National Numeracy Network"
Corrine Taylor (Wellesley College)
"Numeracy: NNN's online, open-access, peer-review journal (PowerPoint 4MB Dec7 10)" Len Vacher (University of South Florida)