Session Format

Presentation Session (20 minutes)

Location

Room 2901

Abstract for the conference program

In this talk we will explore and discuss different ways of improving instruction of upper level mathematics classes. Several case studies will be presented, including in Calculus and Operations Research courses. We will also discuss the importance of extracurricular activities in education of mathematics majors. In particular, we will describe activities related to undergraduate mathematics competitions.

Proposal Track

Non-research Project

Start Date

3-9-2012 3:25 PM

End Date

3-9-2012 3:45 PM

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Mar 9th, 3:25 PM Mar 9th, 3:45 PM

Improving Education of Mathematics Majors

Room 2901

In this talk we will explore and discuss different ways of improving instruction of upper level mathematics classes. Several case studies will be presented, including in Calculus and Operations Research courses. We will also discuss the importance of extracurricular activities in education of mathematics majors. In particular, we will describe activities related to undergraduate mathematics competitions.