Empirical and Quantitative Skills

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We are interested in hearing from faculty across Texas about their experiences of designing teaching, learning, and assessment that addresses the Empirical and Quantitative Skills objective.

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Overview


In Texas, the Empirical and Quantitative Skills (EQS) objective is defined as including:

to include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions

The assessment of Empirical and Quantitative Skills is required in three foundational component areas:

  • Mathematics
  • Life and Physical Sciences
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

Examples From Across Texas


Additional Resources


VALUE Rubrics


AACU’s VALUE Rubrics provide a good starting point for beginning to think about the design and assessment of Empirical and Quantitative Skills. ACCU have organised a number of rubrics underneath the general heading of Intellectual and Practical Skills (see the list below) and institutions across Texas are using one or more of these rubrics to support their work with this core objective.

Find out more about VALUE Rubrics.