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ERIC Number: EJ831634
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Supporting the Motivators: A Faculty Development Issue
Burks, Robert; Heidenberg, Alex; Leoni, Deann; Ratliff, Tommy
PRIMUS, v19 n2 p127-145 Mar 2009
This article describes key elements for mathematics teachers, through the faculty development process, to increase student engagement and motivation in learning mathematics. It addresses common barriers facing student motivation and achievement in the field of mathematics and provides potential remedies from a faculty development viewpoint to alleviate these barriers. The paper offers practical examples from the authors' own faculty development programs and experiences in teaching mathematics to both foster and grow the intellectual curiosity of students and offers suggestions for successful faculty development programs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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