Gray, Brown, and Connolly present evidence of using the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Quantitative Literacy
VALUE rubric to assess a single construct, Empirical and Quantitative Skill, in performance-based assessment.
However, increasing levels of educational attainment does little to improve Black students' quantitative literacy
Prose literacy is the ability to read and interpret prose in newspaper, articles and books while the quantitative literacy
is seen as the ability to apply numerical or arithmetic operations to information contained in print materials, such as menus (ABS Aspects of Literacy website; McLennan, 1996; Wickert, 1989).
As such, it is imperative that Africana Studies as a discipline ensures the quantitative literacy
of its young scholars.
For example, a focus on quantitative literacy
has been advocated for the mathematics domain for over a decade (e.
Looking at examples like this one can help students develop a critical quantitative literacy
viewpoint when dealing with "authentic contexts" (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority [ACARA], 2013a, pp.
is embedded in the context rather than the more abstract orientation of mathematics (Hogan, Maurcia & vanWyke, 2004).
By 2016, they hope to have fully developed and implemented three math tracks: statistics, quantitative literacy
and STEM - science, technology, engineering and math.
Solving problems that require the use of numerical information is broadly called quantitative literacy
(Montori & Rothman, 2005).
refers to the knowledge and skills to perform tasks such as balancing a checkbook, completing an order form and determining the amount of interest from a loan or tip on a check.
document literacy (the ability to read and comprehend job applications, maps, payroll forms, schedules), quantitative literacy
(the ability to balance a check book, figure out a tip, determine interest rate).
Computers have introduced the need for quantitative literacy