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Northeast Consortium on Quantitative Literacy

Ninth Annual Meeting Program

10:00 - 10:30
Continental Breakfast and Welcome
10:30 - 11:00
Introductions; information and brief updates on current QL activities

11:00 - 11:30

On-Line Testing: Pros and Cons
Linda W. Kirstein, Director, Quantitative Skills Program, Bowdoin-Assembly Room
11:30 - 12:00
"Maintaining the Focus on Liberal Arts Goals and on Quantitative Literacy at all Levels:
The Marriage of Data Analysis and Communication"
Tim Kelly, Professor of Mathematics, Hamilton
Susan Mason, Director of Oral Communication Center, Hamilton-Assembly Room
12:00 - 1:00
Welcome - David Paris, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean of the Faculty, Hamilton College
1:00 - 2:00
Speaker - Rick Gillman, Professor of Mathematics, Valpraiso University,
                        Editor,"Defining and Implementing Quantitative Literacy Programs"-Assembly room
2:00 - 2:30
Discussion - wrap up and planning for next spring's meeting-Assembly Room
2:30 - 4:00
Guided tour of Hamilton's new Science Center,
                        followed by refreshments.