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ERIC Number: ED017464
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 21
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Reference Count: 0
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR A COLLEGE FACULTY IN MATHEMATICS.
ANDERSON, RICHARD D.
IN THIS REPORT BY THE COMMITTEE ON THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM IN MATHEMATICS (CUPM) ATTENTION IS FOCUSED ON THE TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS OF TEACHERS NEEDED IN OUR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN ORDER TO EFFECT THE REQUIRED CHANGES IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM NECESSITATED BY THE CURRICULUM REFORMS IN MATHEMATICS AT THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY LEVELS DURING THE PAST DECADE. THE PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF THIS REPORT IS TO SET FORTH APPROPRIATE QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHERS RESPONSIBLE FOR COURSES RECOMMENDED BY CUPM IN ITS REPORT "A GENERAL CURRICULUM IN MATHEMATICS FOR COLLEGES" (GCMC) IN TERMS OF A TEACHER'S OWN ACADEMIC BACKGROUND. DESIRED PREPARATION IN MATHEMATICS INCLUDES A STRONG UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS MAJOR, LOWER LEVEL GRADUATE COURSES IN MATHEMATICS, AND ADVANCED GRADUATE COURSES IN MATHEMATICS. SUPERVISED TEACHING AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL ALSO IS RECOMMENDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE WITHOUT CHARGE FROM CUPM CENTRAL OFFICE, P. O. BOX 1024, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94701. (RP)
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Authoring Institution: Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics, Berkeley, CA.
Identifiers: MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA; NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION