Quantitative Literacy through Community-Based Group Projects


Course Manual (pdf)

SENCER Model Course

SENCER Web site


PowerPoint Presentations from SSI 2006

Quantitative Literacy with Group Projects- An Emerging SENCER Model

Using Group Projects on Community Issues to Develop Quantitative Skills

PowerPoint Slides from SENCER St. Mary's

SENCER talk at St. Marys slides.ppt

Journal Article

Group Projects and Civic Engagement in a Quantitative Literacy Course
PRIMUS, Volume 21, Issue 7, 2011

Thomas M Zachariah
Suzanne Larson
Jacqueline M Dewar


Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA

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Downloadable Documents

Syllabus (MS Word, pdf)

Calendar (MS Word, pdf)

Project Topics List (MS Word, pdf)

Project Stages (MS Word, pdf)

What is Due at the End of Each Stage?(MS Word, pdf)

What Math Should We Do for Our Project? (MS Word, pdf)

Model Project Documents (MS Word, pdf)

Assessment Tools (MS Word, pdf)

Additional Material
        Knowlwdge Survey (MS Word, pdf)




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Partial support for this work was provided by the National Science Foundation’s Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement Program under grant DUE-0455586.