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Evaluate alcohol use in early America part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments
An analysis of the numerical data on American drinking practices in the early nineteenth century.

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Evolutionary Computation: Research Project Proposal to Analyze and Replicate the Experimental Results of a Published Research Article part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments
Students choose a published paper in a specific research field and write a research proposal as if they were the original researchers before the research was completed. The proposal included the question the paper is meant to address, the thesis or theses proposed, and the planned experiments to answer the question.

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Preparing for a Data Rich Research Project part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments

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Understanding the Economics Literature Through Maps part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments

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Exploring Security Behavior in the International System part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments

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Mining the News part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments
This is a series of short assignments that require students to locate appropriate journalistic texts and employ rhetorical analysis: Mining the News.

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Composing Grant Proposal Budgets: A Graphical Aid part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments
This document allows a grant applicant to better understand the components of a standard grant budget, to develop various elements on a specific grant budget, and to link a budget to other parts of the proposal. The document is specific to Carleton College but can readily incorporate other institutions' information.

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Position Paper: Where to Send NASA's Next Big Mission part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments
An opinion essay (in the style of an Op-Ed) wherein students argue for sending NASA's next large mission to a particular solar system target. Arguments are based on data and (where possible) numbers.

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Hellenistic Scholarship: Scientific and Literary Inquiry part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments
Through exploration of Hellenistic scholarship, students will explain how ancient scientists reached their conclusions and will identify and explain the strengths and weaknesses of those conclusions.

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Essay question: When, if ever, is it permissible to have an abortion? part of Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center:Writing Across the Curriculum with Numbers:Assignments
This is an essay question on abortion for an entry level philosophy class. Students must state their view, and construct an argument for it, in light of the class readings.

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