Improving Quantitative Reasoning Through Analysis of News Stories
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.
||Mathematical Literacy, Innumeracy, Authentic Education, Mathematics Education
International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp.165-174.
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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.
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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