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Sporn, Howard Bruce – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study is to determine whether educators believe mathematics should be taught to liberal arts students, what topics are taught in liberal arts mathematics courses, and what the motivation is for teaching such topics. The study consists of two parts, a review of the opinions of educators regarding liberal arts mathematics, and a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, General Education, Logical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Boomer, K. B.; Rogness, Neal; Jersky, Brian – Journal of Statistics Education, 2007
This article presents an overview of three undergraduate-level statistical consulting courses being taught at institutions of different size (small, medium, and large). Topics that will be discussed include the evolution of these courses, thoughts on what makes such courses successful, potential pitfalls to watch for, the necessary minimal skills…
Descriptors: Statistics, Undergraduate Study, Courses, Consultants