Presentations & Publications

Publications

Presentations

2011

  • "Quantitative Reasoning and Writing: Effective Strategies for Teaching and Assessment," 2011, Lehman College (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Quantitative Literacy and the 21st Century Curriculum," 2011, Central Michigan University (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Weasel Words: Writing and Quantitative Inquiry," 2011, Colby Sawyer College (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing: Lessons Learned from 'The Stack,'" 2011, Bates College in cooperation with Bowdoin College (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Implementing QR at Carleton College," 2011, University of Toronto (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Quantitative Literacy and the 21st Century Curriculum," 2011, Michigan State University (Nathan Grawe).

2010

  • "Many Women Work, Wealthy People Have More Money, and Other Important Things I've Learned from Reading Student Papers," 2010, DePauw University (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Faculty Development and Assessment: Gateway to Measuring Student Gains," 2010, AAC&U Conference on General Education and Assessment (Carol Rutz, Elizabeth Ciner and Greg Marfleet).
  • "WAC as a Platform for Integrated Learning," 2010, Writing Across the Curriculum Annual Meeting (Nathan Grawe and Carol Rutz).
  • "The Use, Mis-Use, and Missed-Use of Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing," 2010, St. Olaf College (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Using Quantitative Analysis to Extend the Gains from Authentic Assessment of Writing," 2010, Conference on College Composition and Communication (Carol Rutz with John Bean and Keith Rhodes).
  • "The Use, Mis-Use, and Missed-Use of Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing," 2010, Quinnipiac University (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning in Religion and Other Disciplines," 2010, Keene State University (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Situating Quantitative Literacy (QL) in the Context of Argument: A Strategy for Rapid Establishment of QL Across the Curriculum," 2010, AAC&U Annual Meeting (Liz Ciner and Nathan Grawe).

2009

  • "Data Discovery and Access," 2009, NITLE webinar series Special Topics in Quantitative Analysis (Kristin Partlo and Danya Leebaw).
  • "What is quantitative reasoning? A critical thinking account," 2009, SENCER Midwest Center for Innovation Fall Symposium on Teaching Quantitative Reasoning through Civic Issues (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning across the Curriculum," 2009, Berkshire Community College (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Quantitative reasoning as an educational imperative across the curriculum," 2009, Spelman College Faculty Institute (Neil Lutsky).
  • "The Use, Mis-Use, and Missed-Use of Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing," 2009, Fairfield University Center for Academic Excellence annual conference Integrative Learning: Innovative Pedagogy, Technology & Course Redesign (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Say It with Numbers: The Persuasive Powers of Quantitative Reasoning," 2009, Annual Meeting of the National Numeracy Network (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Spreading Activation for Quantitative Reasoning in a College Community: Themes for Variations," 2009, Annual Meeting of the Northeast Consortium on Quantitative Literacy (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning in Religion and Other Disciplines," 2009, The College of New Jersey (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Use, Mis-Use, and Missed Use of Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing," 2009, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Center for Teaching and Learning (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning Across the Curriculum," 2009, North Carolina State University (Carol Rutz).
  • "WAC and QR: A Combination Based in Faculty Development and Assessment,"2009, Brigham Young University (Carol Rutz).
  • " The Philosophy of Numbers: Bridging the Gap Between Rhetoric and Science," 2009, Conference on College Composition and Communication (Carol Rutz).
  • "Alternative Tools for Assessing Quantitative Reasoning," 2009, Macalester College (Nathan Grawe).
  • "A Review of 'Quantitative Literacy on the Web of Science, 2 – Mining the Health Numeracy Literature for Assessment Items' (Vacher and Chavez Numeracy 2009)," 2009, Macalester College (Neil Lutsky).

2008

  • "WPAs and Faculty Colleagues: Teaching Each Other," 2008, Council of Writing Program Administrators meetings (Carol Rutz with Stephen Wilhoit).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning--Across the Curriculum, Across Campus, and Beyond," 2008, Professional and Organizational Development Network meetings (Sean Fox, Nathan Grawe, Ellen Iverson, and Cathryn Manduca).
  • "The Use, Mis-Use, and Missed-Use of Quantiatiave Reasoning in Student Writing," 2008, PKAL workshop Alternative Strategies for the Assessment of Quantitative Reasoning among Undergraduates (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Counting Quantitative Reasoning as a Teaching of Psychology Priority," 2008, Third International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Assessing Quantitative Reasoning (QR) in Student Writing," 2008, National Science Foundation CCLI PI meeting (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Supporting Undergrads with Data," 2008, International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology meetings (Paula Lackie and Kristin Partlo with Michelle Edwards).
  • "Infusing Quantitative Reasoning across the Curriculum," 2008, St. Lawrence University (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Grant Writing in Support of Quantitative Literacy Programs," 2008, National Numeracy Network annual meeting (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning across the Curriculum," 2008, St. Francis University (Nathan Grawe).
  • "Writing with Numbers Workshop," 2008, in conjunction with the meetings of the National Numeracy Network and the Northeast Consortium on Quantitative Literacy (Nathan Grawe, Paula Lackie, Neil Lutsky, Cathryn Manduca, and Heather Tompkins).
  • "Arguing with Numbers: A Means of Promoting Quantitative Reasoning across Campus," 2008, Associated Colleges of Appalachia Symposium on Quantitative Literacy (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Illuminating Arguments with the Power of Numbers," 2008, Northeast Consortium on Quantitative Literacy (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Curricular Sudoku: Quantitative Reasoning as an Educational Imperative across the Curriculum," 2008, Augustana College (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Assessing Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing: A QuIRKy Experience," 2008, New England Educational Assessment Network meetings (Nathan Grawe). (slides here (PowerPoint 646kB Mar31 08))
  • "Connecting Social and Personality Psychology to the Real World...of Numbers," 2008, Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning for The Times: What We and Our Students Need to Know about Arguments with Numbers," 2008, FIPSE Project Directors' Meeting (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Quantitative Reasoning in Linked History and Writing Courses," 2008, Conference on College Composition and Communication (Scott Bierman and Carol Rutz with John Bean).
  • "Faculty Development at Small Schools," 2008, Swarthmore College (Carol Rutz).
  • "LEAP Goals and Faculty Development: A Curricular Approach," 2008, AAC&U annual meeting (Liz Ciner, Nathan Grawe, and Carol Rutz). (Slides here (PowerPoint 388kB Jan17 08))
  • "Quantitative Reasoning, Written Argument, and the Age of the Internet," 2008, The Collaboration for College Teaching & Learning (Nathan Grawe, Neil Lutsky, and Carol Rutz).
  • "Linking WAC and Quantitative Reasoning: Theory and Praxis," 2008, International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference (Carol Rutz with John Bean).

2007

  • "The Routes are Numbered: Quantitative Reasoning and Civic Learning at the Intersections," 2007, Association of American Colleges and Universities conference on Civic Learning at the Intersections (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Connecting Faculty Development to Student Learning: A Case Study," 2007, Innovations in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the Liberal Arts College (Carol Rutz).
  • "Arguing with Numbers: A Rationale and Suggestions for Teaching Quantitative Reasoning through Argument and Writing," 2007, Commissioned conference paper for the Wingspread Conference on Quantitative Literacy and Its Implications for Teacher Education, PMET, The Johnson Foundation, and NSF (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Curricular Sudoku: Connecting Across the Liberal Arts with Quantitative Reasoning," 2007, Keynote Speaker, 11th Annual Teaching Conference, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Writing Counts: How Assessing Student Writing Can Contribute to a Quantitative Reasoning Initiative," 2007, Innovations in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the Liberal Arts Colleges (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Writing Counts: Helping Students Write with Numbers," Invited Workshop, American Sociological Association MSS/NCSA Joint Meeting (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Colonizing a Writing Portfolio for Evidence of Quantitative Reasoning," 2007, Conference on College Composition and Communication (Scott Bierman and Carol Rutz with John Bean)
  • "WAC as Institutional Change: Developing a 'Signature Pedagogy,'" 2007, Writing Program Administrators Conference (Carol Rutz).
  • "Preparing Students for a Measured Life: Teaching Quantitative Reasoning across the Psychology Curriculum," 2007, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Process and Benefits of Writing-Based QR Assessment," 2007, Macalester College (Nathan D. Grawe). (Slides here (PowerPoint 460kB Jan17 08))
  • "Promoting quantitative reasoning among students? Focus on the faculty! Carleton College's Quirk Initiative," 2007, Official Representatives and staff of ICPSR (Paula Lackie).
  • "Researching Statistical Packages: Our Pilot Project to Help Navigate the Tangle of Software Options," 2006, International Association of Social Science Information Service & Technology Building Global Knowledge Communities with Open Data conference (Paula Lackie and Divya Rao '07).

2006

  • "Assessment and the Curriculum: All in the Family," 2006, Writing Program Administrators Conference (Carol Rutz with Bill Condon and S Wilhoit).
  • "Leading the Way: WAC as a Catalyst for Communication in Physics," 2006, WAC 2006, Clemson University (Carol Rutz with K.B. Yancey and N. Lerner).
  • "Recombining WAC DNA to Create Something New," 2006, Conference on College Composition and Communication (Carol Rutz and Jackie Lauer-Glebov with John Bean).
  • "Applying Tufte's Principles of Graphic Design to Geoscience Textbook Illustrations," 2006, Geological Society of America (Mary Savina).
  • "Studying Scientific Controversies through the Lens of Katrina," 2006, Geological Society of America (Mary Savina).
  • "Exploring Science/Policy Intersections in a Course on Geology and Human Health," 2006, Geological Society of America (Mary Savina).
  • "Using Radon Problems for Quantitative and Science Literacy and Civic Engagement," 2006, Geological Society of America (Mary Savina).
  • "Start Seeing Numbers Workshop," 2006, Association of College and Research Librarians annual conference (Ann Zawistoski, Kristin Partlo, Paula Lacki, and Doug Foxgrover).
  • "Quirks of Rhetoric: A Quantitative Analysis of Quantitative Reasoning in Student Writing," 2006, American Statistical Association meetings (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Got Numbers? Strengthening Quantitative Reasoning across the Curriculum," 2006, University of Wisconsin system Conference on Quantitative Literacy, University of Wisconsin, River Falls (Neil Lutsky).
  • "A Word About Numbers," 2006, Mathematics Across the Community College Curriculum Workshop (Neil Lutsky).
  • "Carleton's Quirk Initiative, Workshop for Quantitative Thinking," 2006, Macalester College (Neil Lutsky).
  • "A Simulation of Counter-Cyclical Intervention: Lessons in Practice," 2006, American Economic Association meetings (Nathan D. Grawe).
  • "Engaging Students and Faculty with Numerical concepts; Carleton College's Quantitative Reasoning, Inquiry and Knowledge (Quirk) program," 2006, Economic & Social Data Service & the UK National Social Science Data Archive (Paula Lackie).
  • "Reasoning, Writing, and Quantification: Undergraduate education at Carleton College," 2006, Yhteiskuntatieteellinen tietoarkisto (Finnish Social Science Data Archive) (Paula Lackie).
  • "Reasoning, Writing, and Quantification: Undergraduate education at Carleton College," 2006, Center for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences (Paula Lackie).
  • "Engaging Students with numerical Concepts: Quantitative Reasoning, Inquiry and Knowledge," 2006, Political Science, Social Science Dean & Librarians at the Universidad Pompeu Fabre Barcelona, Spain (Paula Lackie).
  • "International Social Science Data Archives: Models, Policies and Principles ," 2006, The Committee on Data for Science and Technology, (Paula Lackie with Bill Block).

2005

  • "Evaluating Writing for Quantitative Reasoning," 2005, Integrative Learning Project Summer Institute (Scott Bierman, Liz Ciner, Jackie Lauer-Glebov, and Carol Rutz).
  • "Examining the Citizen's Everyday Experience of Campaign Advertising and Election News Coverage with Undergraduates: A Multi-course Multi-method Active Learning Project," 2005, American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Conference (Barb Allen and Greg Marfleet with John Sullivan, Justin Whitely Holmes and Daniel Stevens).
  • "Numeracy in the Social Sciences." 2005, ICPSR Official Representative biannual meeting (Paula Lackie).
  • "Data Gathering and Analysis for an Election Media Study," 2005, ICPSR Official Representative biannual meeting (Paula Lackie and Michael Moore '06).
  • "The Local News & Election Coverage 2004: A Low-Budget, High-Tech, High-Impact Pedagogy," 2005, EduCause Midwest Regional conference (Paula Lackie and Scott Konzem '06).

[Note: To distinguish between QuIRK and non-QuIRK presenters, the QuIRK presenter(s) are listed first with other presenters then listed following "with."]