Tag Archives: literacy

Apr 9 | Teaching information literacy for the 21st century

Assigned readings

  • Borgman, Christine.  ”Chapter 1: Scholarship at a Crossroads.”  In Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007. (attached to the email announcement).
  • Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.”  Association of College and Research Libraries, 2000.


Suggestions for further reading

Feb 19 | Teaching Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum

Assigned Readings

  • The Preface – “Mathematics, Numeracy, and Democracy” (xiii-xix) + Chapter 1:  “The Case for Quantitative Literacy,” (1-19) from Mathematics and Democracy (2001).
  • Wolfe, Joanna.  “Rhetorical Numbers: A Case for Quantitative Writing in the Composition Classroom.”  College Composition and Communication 61 (2010): 434-457.
  • AAC&U VALUE Rubric for Quantitative Literacy

Suggestions for Further Reading

  • The St. Edward’s Proposal for QL project, as submitted to the NSF in 2012.  (2 pgs).
  • Madison, Bernard & Lynn Steen, eds. Quantitative Literacy: Why Numeracy Matters for Schools and Colleges. National Council on Education and the Disciplines, 2003.