2006 Meeting of the

Northeast Consortium for Quantitative Literacy

APRIL 29, 2006  Amherst College


Getting to Amherst (and places to stay)

AC site with links on:

·        How to get to campus

·        Local lodging




Registration email

If you think you or your group will be attending, please send an email to qcenter@amherst.edu with your instutution and names so that we can plan for rooms and lunch. Thanks.


Who'll be there: the current list of participants for 2006. 

Seeley G. Mudd Building


Seeley Mudd Building



9:15  Arrival and refreshments  (Seeley Mudd Building, 208)

9:45      Introductions        (Seeley Mudd, 206)

10:00    Bernard Madison, University of Arkansas

   Assessment and QL: Double Trouble”

11:00    Round-table discussion: Status of assessment at participant schools

12:00    Lunch

1:15      Teaching QL: Some Reports from the Frontlines

   Howard Gold, Government Dept., Smith College

   Robert Schwartz, History Dept., Mt. Holyoke College

   Katherine Tranbarger, Math and CS Dept., Amherst College

2:15      Discussion: Methods for incorporating QL in social science and humanities courses

3:00      Coffee break

3:15  Discussion: QL Centers and support for students and faculty

4:00-4:15        Brief business meeting