Quantitative Reasoning Assignments and Activities

A workshop on optimizing students’ QR learning outcomes
Sponsored by the General Education Office, Assessment Office, and the Foundations Board

Workshop Facilitators:
Stephen Carroll, PhD, Senior Research Fellow of Assessment at the National Center for Science & Civic Engagement (SENCER) and Senior Lecturer of English at Santa Clara University.

Monica Stitt-Bergh, PhD, Associate Specialist at Mānoa’s Assessment Office and President-elect of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education.

Workshop Flyer

Faculty interested in improving students’ quantitative reasoning knowledge and skills are invited to this workshop which features the following:

  • How to use “backward design” principles to create effective assignments
  • Examples of quantitative reasoning assignments
  • How to use the Quantitative Literacy Rubric during assignment design & student evaluation
  • An overview of the Foundations Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) Hallmarks and proposal form
  • Opportunities to collaborate and network with faculty colleagues
  • Lunch

Well-designed assignments are critical to general education courses and to student success. Please join us!

Level: Beginner
Who should attend: Faculty interested in developing students’ quantitative reasoning skills.
Format: Lecture, individual and small group activities
Date/time/location: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, KUY 106