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A Pre-Quantitative Literacy Course

Our state, Oregon, is beginning to rethink the prerequisite course to our general college level quantitative literacy (QL) courses.  The course in question is called Math 95.  It covers sections of the high school algebra II curriculum.  The college level … Continue reading

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Thinking about Quantitative Literacy and High School Algebra

The state of Oregon is adjusting curricula for Math 95 – Intermediate Algebra, a non-college-level course and Math 105 – Contemporary Algebra, a college-level course that “surveys various practical areas of mathematics.”  I forwarded these thoughts to those working on … Continue reading

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Quantitative Literacy – The Nearly Impossible Dream

An essential component of a liberal arts education is quantitative literacy (QL) which is  defined by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) as “‘a habit of mind’, competency, and comfort in working with numerical data.”  The AACU’s Quantitative … Continue reading

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