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Apkarian, Naneh; Bowers, Janet; O'Sullivan, Michael E.; Rasmussen, Chris – PRIMUS, 2018
This article presents a case study that details the successes and lessons learned by faculty and administrators at San Diego State University (SDSU) who are in the process of implementing a substantial improvement to the Precalculus to Calculus 2 sequence. Improvement efforts have been informed by national studies of successful programs and center…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mathematics Instruction, Calculus, College Faculty
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Zandieh, Michelle; Wawro, Megan; Rasmussen, Chris – PRIMUS, 2017
In this paper we address practical questions such as: How do symbols appear and evolve in an inquiry-oriented classroom? How can an instructor connect students with traditional notation and vocabulary without undermining their sense of ownership of the material? We tender an example from linear algebra that highlights the roles of the instructor…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education