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Introductory Statistics with Community-Based Projects part of Statistics with Community-Based Projects
Cindy Kaus, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Metropolitan State University By incorporating semester long community-based projects into an introductory statistics course, Metropolitan State University aims to ...
Engaging Mathematics Partners Launch New Initiative part of Newsletter Articles
This past weekend, January 24-25, nineteen members of the Engaging Mathematics leadership team, including the partners, advisory board representatives, consultants, and Co-PIs, met in Jersey City, New Jersey to formally begin work on how to "make mathematics relevant to students' lives, to connect mathematics learning to the goals and interests that students bring to college, and to show how mathematics relates to other disciplines, important civic questions, and technological challenges."
Modern Mathematics: Oglethorpe University's Great Idea part of Newsletter Articles
Oglethorpe University's Great Ideas of Modern Mathematics (GIMM) course offers students the chance to delve deeply into three of these recent developments, a chance most English, business, or anthropology majors never get during their undergraduate careers, a chance typically reserved for those majoring in math and science
Future Engaging Mathematics Website part of Newsletter Articles
A new website is being designed that will house information about NCSCE's newest initiative, Engaging Mathematics: Creating a National Community of Practice.
Engaging Mathematics Partner to Speak at 7th Annual Flux Course part of Newsletter Articles
Engaging Mathematics partner Dr. John Zobitz of Augsburg College will be giving a talk at the upcoming Flux Measurements and Modeling course at the Colorado Mountain Research Station, near Boulder.
Roosevelt University Uses Chicago's Social Justice Issues to Teach Algebra part of Newsletter Articles
Roosevelt University's math professors Cathy Evins and Barbara Gonzalez will develop a new algebra course that couples math instruction with important social justice challenges in the city of Chicago, including transportation, crime, water, food access, infrastructure, and demographics.
Engaging Mathematics Gets Press in Oglethorpe's Carillon Magazine part of Newsletter Articles
Carillon Magazine, published by Oglethorpe University, featured an article by Debbie Aiken called "TEACHING BACKWARDS" in its Spring/Summer 2014 issue.
Mathematics Predicts Our Climate May Be Headed for a Tipping Point part of Newsletter Articles
Why is the climate like a billiard game? This isn't a riddle from Alice in Wonderland, but a question Dr. Victor J. Donnay used math to help answer.
SSI 2013 Opening Plenary Speaker to Address Complexities of Scientific Communication and Cultural Cognition part of Newsletter Articles
Dan Kahan, the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School, will join us at Santa Clara University to deliver the SSI 2013 opening plenary address.
GLISTEN Undergraduate Stewardship Liaisons Train on Historic Gibralter Island part of Newsletter Articles
From June 7-8, the USLs received intensive training, developed in partnership with the Institute for Conservation Leadership, to begin building that bridge.