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The Scope of Numeracy after Five Years
Numeracy
  • H. L. Vacher, University of South Florida
  • Dorothy Wallace, Dartmouth College
Keywords
  • quantitative literacy,
  • quantitative reasoning
Abstract

The purpose of this editorial is to provide an efficient way for readers and potential authors to see (a) what type of papers are published in this journal and (b) what subjects are appropriate. The editorial consists mainly of about a dozen pages of tables including live links to the papers’ access/abstract pages to facilitate easy browsing. In the first table, the 85 papers that have been published in the journal’s first five years are classified into: review papers; research papers; case studies; essays; book reviews; columns; and editorials about the journal. In the second table, the papers are inventoried into overlapping sets on: assessment; QL and writing; the construct of QL; focused QL courses and curricula; QL across the curriculum; QL centers; algebra and calculus education; statistics education; intersections with science and engineering; intersections with social sciences; financial numeracy; health numeracy; math anxiety; and cognition. Browsing these links confirms what we said in the first editorial: the scope of Numeracy is huge.

DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/1936-4660.6.1.1
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Citation Information
H. L. Vacher and Dorothy Wallace. "The Scope of Numeracy after Five Years"
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/len_vacher/155/