Document Type

Book Review

Department

Mathematics (Pomona)

Publication Date

7-2016

Keywords

quantitative literacy, mathematical literacy, subjective author voice, context

Abstract

The book under review covers the traditional content of a typical mathematical literacy text. After a brief overview of the book contents, the review then focuses on two specific challenges that QL textbooks have to meet: the timeliness of the contexts used and the subjective author voice that inevitably colors any contextualized discussion. Both issues noticeably arise in the text reviewed. Nonetheless instructors may find it a helpful resource.

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This article is also available at: http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/numeracy/vol9/iss2/art11

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© 2016 Gizem Karaali

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