Math Courses Creating Prepared Professionals

Math Courses Creating Prepared Professionals

For quite some time, college math courses have focused almost solely on the mathematical knowledge students would need for success in their chosen careers.  If we’re honest, students in non-STEM fields don’t really need much in the way of mathematical knowledge.  What...
Taking the Plunge into Professional Development

Taking the Plunge into Professional Development

Professional development is one of those buzz words that floats around.  But how do we as educators find the time, money and right event or workshop to attend?   We start by identifying our goals. Do we want to network with others teaching similar courses for new...

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...
Student Success Activities

Student Success Activities

Often students come to a math class with preconceived notions about their own ability to perform or understand the material and subsequently they undermine their own success in the course.   To help students overcome internalized notions about math and their own...