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National Numeracy Network: First Annual Meeting

June 18–19, 2005, Macalester College

1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN


Registration is $25. Registration is free to members of NNN. Institutional membership covers the cost of up to two registrations.

Registration will begin at noon on Saturday, June 18 in the atrium of the Olin-Rice Science Building.


Registration and Reception will be in the lobby of the Olin-Rice Science Building. All sessions will be in room 250, Olin-Rice.

Saturday, June 18
12:00-1:30 registration for NNN
1:30–2:30 Session I Bernard Madison, University of Arkansas, President of NNN, Welcome and Keynote Address
2:40–3:10 Session II Milo Schield, Augsburg College, "Developing an Interdisciplinary statistical Literacy Textbook"
3:20–3:50 Session III Marc Isaacson, Augsburg College, "Statistical Literacy On-line at Capella University"
4:00–5:00 Session IV Len Vacher, University of South Florida, "Hands-on math - A geologist's view of teaching QL as a lab course"
5:30–7:00 Reception - Smail Gallery, Olin-Rice

Sunday, June 19
9:00–10:00 Session I Corrine Taylor, Wellesley College, "Wellesley's Two-Tiered Program in Quantitative Reasoning"
10:15–11:15 Session II Scott Bierman & Neil Lutsky, Carleton College, "Reasoning, Writing, and Quantification: Carleton College's QuIRK Initiative"
11:30–12:30 Session III William Frey, University of Michigan, Director of the Social Science Data Analysis Network, "Infusing Data Analysis into Early Social Science Courses: The Social Science Data Analysis Network"
1:00–3:00 Board Meeting


A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express at Bandana Square at $83.62/night. Contact Theresa Klauer at or 651-696-6881 to reserve one of these rooms.


Buffet lunch will be provided on Saturday, June 18 and continental breakfast on Sunday, June 19. There will be a reception with hot hors d'oeuvres Saturday beginning at 5:30 pm. For other meals, there are many restaurants within a few blocks of Macalester College.


The meeting will be held in the Olin-Rice Science Building at the south end of the Macalester College campus.

Campus map
Directions to Macalester
Twin Cities information
Visual tour


This meeting is sponsored in part by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education, under Grant No. P116B020918, and by the National Science Foundation DUE-CCLI under Grant No. 0229967. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the US Department of Education or the National Science Foundation.



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