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SIAM Student Chapter of WKU Virtual Q&A Session
  • Date: Friday, February 11th, 20222022-02-11
  • Time: 3:30pm
  • Location: VirtualVirtual

"Research on Learning and Teaching University Mathematics: Where we are and where we might go next"

The Q&A series of the SIAM (Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Student Chapter of WKU will feature a Zoom presentation by Dr. Chris Rasmussen of San Diego State University, a nationally recognized expert in Mathematics Education, at 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 11.

  • Meeting ID: 990 8886 6177 (Join Zoom Meeting here)
  • Passcode: 123456

Abstract: In this talk Dr. Rasmussen will begin with a brief overview of what we know about the teaching and learning of calculus in the United States and will highlight findings from two large US national studies of the precalculus through calculus sequence. Next, he will review what we know about the effects and uptake of research-based instructional strategies at the university level. He will then reflect on new directions for the broader field of research in university mathematics education. These new directions include expanding the notion of inquiry, research related to departmental and institutional change, and research that centers issues of equity and social justice.



Contact: Dr. Ozkan Ozer, ozkan.ozer@wku.edu

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