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Thursday, March 10 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Poll Vaulting to Quantitative Literacy LIMITED

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My talk will be based on North Carolina MAT 143 objective 4.9: Polling and margin of error. I’ll walk through an activity-based lesson designed to cover this objective. The stated objectives of this lesson are: 1 – Look up online and discuss recent polling information. 2- Identify margin of error in a poll. 3 - Calculate and interpret the meaning of margin of error. 4 - Calculate the number of respondents needed for a given margin of error. In addition, I’ll be discussing aspects of the national quantitative reasoning movement with a focus on using the things that I’ve learned to improve the relevance of teaching specifically in the non-STEM setting.

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Dave Sobecki

Miami University Hamilton
Dave was
 born and raised in 
Cleveland, and started
 college at Bowling
 Green State University 
majoring in 
creative writing. Eleven years later, he walked across the graduation stage to receive a PhD in math, a strange journey indeed. After two years at Franklin and... Read More →

Thursday March 10, 2016 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Room 202

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