NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 5 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bleiler-Baxter, Sarah K.; Hart, James B.; Wanner, Cecilia Anne – PRIMUS, 2021
An important step to achieving a sustainable department culture that encourages innovation in teaching is the alleviation of the isolation that teaching faculty experience. Decreasing this isolation should be accomplished in a manner that respects all instructors' classroom practices while simultaneously exposing faculty to new ideas. In this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Observation, College Faculty
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ding, Wandi; Florida, Ryan; Summers, Jeffery; Nepal, Puran; Burton, Ben – PRIMUS, 2019
We share our experience and lessons learned from using Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations (SIMIODE) modeling scenarios in our Differential Equations I class at Middle Tennessee State University. Specific projects with Python codes are presented. Discussions are brought forth on how to…
Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Models
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Baum, Brittany Smith; Rowell, Ginger Holmes; Green, Lisa; Yantz, Jennifer; Beck, Jesse; Cheatham, Thomas; Stephens, D. Christopher; Nelson, Donald – PRIMUS, 2017
As part of Middle Tennessee State University's (MTSU's) initiative to improve retention of at-risk STEM majors, they recruit first-time, full-time freshman STEM majors with mathematics ACT scores of 19 to 23 to participate in MTSU's "Mathematics as a FirstSTEP to Success in STEM" project (FirstSTEP). This article overviews MTSU's…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, STEM Education, Majors (Students), College Freshmen
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sturner, Kelly K.; Bishop, Pamela; Lenhart, Suzanne M. – PRIMUS, 2017
Interdisciplinary undergraduate research experiences often require students to work in teams with other students and researchers from different disciplines, creating a need for development of new skills in interdisciplinary collaboration. In this paper, we describe our unique efforts to mentor participants in developing these skills during our…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Teamwork, Student Research, Cooperation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Strayer, Jeremy F.; Hart, James B.; Bleiler, Sarah K. – PRIMUS, 2015
In this article, we share a model of flipped instruction that allowed us to gain a window into our students' mathematical thinking. We depict how that increased awareness of student thinking shaped our mathematics instruction in productive ways. Drawing on our experiences with students in our own classrooms, we show how flipped instruction can be…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Undergraduate Study, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology