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Sole, Marla A. – PRIMUS, 2021
Financial literacy is ideally suited to be integrated into mathematics courses and taught in an interdisciplinary manner. Students learn best and are motivated when tackling real-world meaningful questions. This article shares how elementary mathematics was applied to better understand the debate about raising the minimum wage and the United…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Money Management, Mathematics Instruction, Authentic Learning
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Dorff, Michael; Henrich, Allison; Pudwell, Lara – PRIMUS, 2017
Undergraduate research occurs in a variety of mathematical fields and in diverse settings, but all mentors of undergraduates face a number of common considerations. This article is a brief guide to help faculty with various levels of previous mentoring experience lead students in research projects. In particular, we discuss the issues of picking…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Mentors, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Abbasian, Reza O.; Sieben, John T. – PRIMUS, 2016
In this paper we present a short tutorial on creating mini-videos using two platforms--PCs and tablets such as iPads--and software packages that work with these devices. Specifically, we describe the step-by-step process of creating and editing videos using a Wacom Intuos pen-tablet plus Camtasia software on a PC platform and using the software…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Undergraduate Study, Mathematics Instruction, Video Technology
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Crowley, Mary L.; Dunn, Ken – Primus, 1993
Summarizes the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' Curriculum and Evaluation Standards document and suggests 10 implications for college mathematics. (MKR)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction