What is Quantitative Literacy and How Do We Teach It?

09/17/2012

Contributed by Wade Pickren

Thursday, September 20, 2012
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett 316
Presented by David Brown, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Light refreshments provided.

Schedules permitting, you are invited to attend part or this entire event.

In this workshop, we will describe what quantitative literacy is and why it is important for our students.  We will provide examples of quantitative literacy assignments and courses.  Finally, we will show how to address the habit of mind needed in analyzing, critiquing, and creating quantitative arguments. 

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