On the Cutting Edge - Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
Teaching Quantitative Skills in a Geoscience Context
Carleton College, Northfield, MN -- July 2002
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Summary of Discussion of "Challenges in Getting Students to Think Deeply about Mathematics"

Participants divided into small groups and spent some time discussing challenges to teaching quantitative skills in both mathematics and geoscience classes. A few minutes at the end were spent summarizing the discussion as a whole.

Overarching challenges (pervasive in our culture)

Instructor-centered challenges

Student-centered challenges

Challenges to both the student and the instructor

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