Improving Quantitative Reasoning Through Analysis of News Stories

By Jeanine Meyer and Catherine Dwyer.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

This presentation will report on a new course that offers an unusual approach to teaching students quantitative and statistical analysis skills through the use of news stories.

Keywords: Mathematical Literacy, Innumeracy, Authentic Education, Mathematics Education

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp.165-174. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 883.899KB).

Dr. Jeanine Meyer

Jeanine Meyer worked as a researcher, research manager and consultant at IBM before joining academia at Pace University and now Purchase College/SUNY. She has written or co-authored 3 textbooks.

Prof. Catherine Dwyer

Catherine Dwyer is a lecturer in information systems at Pace University. She is the co-author with Jeanine Meyer of Programming Games Using Visual Basic, published by Course Technology. Her main research interests are collaborative tools and social software.

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