Quality Care Through Numeracy

This is a math module for developmental and adult basic educators to adapt for use in their classrooms, focused on General Numeracy. The module is contextualized to Healthcare, built around a scenario based on a nursing assistant role and is one of 36 modules EDC created in partnership with MA Community College faculty and instructors in both math and literacy, contextualized to key industries.
Primary Material Type:
Instructor and/or Advisor/Case Manager Support Materials
Other Material Types:
Student Support Materials
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Project Name:
Massachusetts Community College and Workforce Development Transformation Agenda
math, healthcare, developmental education, adult basic education, nursing assistant, numeracy

Industry / Occupation

Industry Sector:
Developmental Education
Healthcare Support Occupations -- Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants (31-1012)

Education / Instructional Information

Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Educational Use:
This resources provides a contextualized lesson in numeracy for developmental education in the context of a nursing/health care scenario
Time Required:
one or more class periods
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Course Note:
This resource supports a wide range of developmental and health care courses and programs.

Copyright / Licensing