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A Successful Developmental Math Redesign

A Successful Developmental Math Redesign

Condense, Customize, Collaborate, and Complete: Thank you to Nicole Franics, Vikki Maurer and Claire Burke for sharing their experience! Our mathematics department at Linn Benton Community College in Oregon was struggling with how to solve several problems within our...

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Tips to Deal with Midterm Mayhem

Right about now both students and instructors start to feel the mid-semester burn.  The energy of the beginning of term subsides and the weight of work and expectations begins to weigh on students. How can we help ourselves and our students reset? Try having at least...

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Watch or Read: The Bletchley Circle

  The Bletchley Circle series is more Downton Abbey than Imagination Game. A lot like Numbers in the way characters pause mid- procedural to explain a code breaking concept, the Bletchley circle series center on a group of women (amateur) crime investigators who...

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Tips for Students with Math Avoidance

Whether is due to math anxiety, math hatred, math phobia, or just poor choices, many students put off their math until their last semester and then say, “I need to pass this class to graduate. Ironically, this makes the course even more high stakes and adds to the...

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Identifying At-risk Students

Identifying At-risk Students

Student behavior tends to settle into a pattern after the first few weeks of classes. Around week three or four of the semester would be a good time to pull a report to identify students engaging in behavior that could impair their chance of success in the course. ...

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Faculty-Approved Student Web Resources

We know that students like to use the internet for help with their homework and alternative explanations of course material.  Since the internet is filled with good and bad mathematical explanations and examples, students don’t usually know where to go for the most...

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Math Travel Sites Around the World

Mathematical travel: Virtually! One of the beautiful and perhaps underappreciated aspects of mathematics is its appearance in subtle ways throughout our world.  Most people are aware that the nautilus shell forms a logarithmic spiral and that the golden ratio...

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