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Community College Instructors' Perceptions of Constraints and Affordance Related to Teaching Quantitative Biology Skills and Concepts

A report on the survey done by the NIMBioS QB@CC Working Group.  Authored by Lisa Corwin, Stacey Kiser, Sondra LoRe, Jillian Miller and Melissa Aikens.

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Needed Math

Employers, instructors of technical subjects, and mathematics educators who participated in a three-day conference on January 12-15, 2018, concluded that students’ mathematical competence should be strengthened by enhancing their ability to solve problems found in real-world contexts. The Needed Math Conference,..focused on bringing to light how mathematics education might better reflect the concepts and skills that are prerequisites for postsecondary education technical programs ... 

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Kristin Jenkins onto Developmental Mathematics

Helping students with mathematics difficulties understanding ratios and proportions

Ratios and proportions are foundational to student understanding across multiple topics in mathematics and science. In mathematics, they are central to developing concepts and skills related to slope, constant rate of change, and similar figures, which are all fundamental to algebraic concepts and skills.

Dougherty, B., Pedrotty Bryant,  D., Bryant, B., Shin, M. 2016,  Teaching Exceptional Children Vol 94(2):96-105, DOI: 10.1177/0040059916674897

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MathBench

 

Welcome to the MathBench Biology Modules! These modules introduce students (and anyone else who's interested) to the mathematical underpinnings of what they learn in introductory biology courses.

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Increasing Student Success in Developmental Mathematics: Proceedings of a Workshop

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