Reading, writing, and numeracy


Authors: 
Steen, L. A.
Category: 
Volume: 
86(2)
Pages: 
26-37
Year: 
2000
Publisher: 
Liberal Education: Association of American Colleges and Universities
Abstract: 

Quantitative literacy addresses citizen's needs to function knowledgably in a society that is data-intensive. Such literacy is as necessary as reading and writing. Colleges and universities fulfill this educational imperative with a variety of goals and requirements. To equip students for life in the Computer Era, a sharper focus is called for , in undergraduate education for numeracy.

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