Tag: undergraduate-education

69 Unique candidate that fails 2014-09-06T01:54:15.003

68 Impressive common misleading interpretations in statistics to make students aware of 2014-04-05T20:04:31.287

58 Why are induction proofs so challenging for students? 2015-11-18T16:32:07.347

49 How do I motivate my students to go to office hours? 2014-04-14T15:50:47.430

44 What should be included in a freshman 'Mathematics for computer programmers' course? 2014-04-16T18:04:15.643

44 How can we help students learn how to read their textbook? 2014-05-05T14:56:53.420

42 Is it worth grading calculus homework? 2014-03-24T02:43:15.387

42 What do math majors (actually) do after graduation? 2016-04-10T17:18:25.473

37 How is calculus helpful for biology majors? 2014-04-29T18:51:01.210

35 How to convey the meaning of "mathematical maturity"? 2014-04-07T17:15:04.660

34 How to teach logical implication? 2014-03-17T08:22:51.313

32 Is there any proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra that can be introduced to undergraduates who have just completed Calc III? 2014-04-12T23:35:48.630

32 What to do when you get "the empty stare"? 2014-05-05T05:02:21.823

30 Examples why university education is important for future high school teachers 2014-03-14T16:28:14.757

30 Epsilons and deltas in a first calculus course 2014-03-18T21:56:39.320

29 What happened to the Moore method? 2014-03-23T21:45:37.570

28 What are argument one can give to students on the definition $0^0$? 2014-03-18T08:11:28.033

28 How to react to students saying that they are allergic to applied mathematics? 2014-04-05T14:47:35.263

28 Lecturers "(intentional) mistakes" as a teaching tool 2014-04-13T10:28:55.037

28 Are there any benefits to having an entire course's homework problems available from day one? 2014-06-25T21:36:02.860

28 What is a good method for drawing a Möbius band on the blackboard? 2015-11-09T19:24:42.340

28 Rings before groups in abstract algebra? 2016-01-29T14:10:43.607

27 What is the evidence about the effectiveness of remediation in math? 2014-11-21T18:07:01.410

27 When $-x$ is positive 2015-05-05T18:36:45.923

26 How can we help students learn to write about their mathematics? 2014-03-17T20:04:35.080

26 What to do with students who think they "already know it," but actually don't? 2014-05-01T15:28:50.633

26 Mathematical education by country 2014-05-07T18:44:06.233

26 Metonymy in mathematics 2014-10-01T12:04:47.147

26 Why do we teach even and odd functions? 2017-09-11T22:21:17.130

25 Students use WolframAlpha. Can we change calculus instruction to exploit it while discouraging 'cheating'? 2014-03-19T19:11:14.510

25 How can I teach my students that other disciplines are important too? 2015-04-14T18:32:15.150

25 Why do students like proof by contradiction? 2016-01-07T15:46:58.827

25 The Undergraduate Responsibility Gradient 2017-01-02T01:36:07.513

25 Do "gateway tests" work? 2017-05-09T07:18:46.327

25 Teaching undergraduates who expect a high-school-like learning environment 2017-12-22T23:20:52.737

24 Would taking 5 minutes to explain the history behind a mathematical idea help stimulate learning the idea? 2014-03-18T12:58:22.513

24 The best way to introduce trigonometric functions in a rigorous analysis course 2014-04-05T20:54:00.717

24 How to explain that a negative number multiplied by a negative number is a positive number, and that $-(-x)=x$? 2014-11-07T05:53:01.627

24 Should we teach functions as sets of ordered pairs? 2015-05-14T06:45:28.330

24 What are non-math majors supposed to get out of an undergraduate calculus class? 2015-06-01T00:26:03.443

24 What is the proper way to ask a "find the domain" question? 2016-06-28T13:41:45.877

23 Alternatives to University Lectures: Non-lecture Mathematics Classes 2014-03-14T17:10:56.213

23 How should LaTeX be taught to university students? 2014-03-19T03:06:14.347

23 Impressive examples where a "proof by picture" goes wrong 2014-03-20T20:15:10.747

23 Should college mathematics always be taught in such a way that real world applications are always included? 2018-02-20T08:03:16.490

22 Good definition for introducing real numbers? 2014-03-15T08:11:02.587

22 How to Teach Adults Elementary Concepts 2015-12-16T19:04:40.203

21 How should one tutor a student in undergraduate real analysis? 2014-03-13T21:04:33.947

21 Is it good to have solutions of homework published? 2014-03-14T08:49:54.287

21 Hand out lecture notes or not? 2014-03-31T13:36:08.377

21 How to teach perseverance? 2015-12-15T23:27:05.173

21 What makes cosets hard to understand? 2015-12-16T14:46:25.213

21 Breaking students from the habit of relying on examples 2016-04-25T16:42:52.240

20 Any tips in explaining the central limit theorem in statistics? 2014-03-14T07:35:09.417

20 What do mathematicians call a proof? 2014-03-18T17:43:42.863

20 How is teaching calculus in high school different from teaching calculus in college? 2014-03-27T00:14:51.013

20 "We already passed that course!" How to overcome this? 2014-03-29T23:57:36.000

20 How to advise students who want to do a "Bourbaki"-style study? 2014-03-31T11:31:16.627

20 What can be said about Lie groups in a first abstract algebra course? 2014-04-07T04:41:20.560

20 Dyscalculia and studying mathematics (as major) 2014-04-14T13:03:05.020

20 Exam philosophy 2014-04-22T18:07:20.177

20 What is a good reason to change calculus texts? 2014-10-01T18:42:34.083

20 Books that every aspirant mathematician should read 2014-10-23T21:23:28.230

20 Teaching students to find and correct their own errors 2015-01-17T12:55:31.573

19 What is fairly new theorem one can teach (and prove) to an undergraduate student? 2014-03-23T11:58:37.497

19 Why do students have problems with showing that something is well-defined? How can this be improved? 2014-03-24T14:29:18.843

19 What to do when a majority of students have insufficient mastery of the prerequisite material? 2014-05-29T21:31:56.033

19 Benefits of Having the Same Professor Teach the Entire Calculus Sequence 2014-11-21T04:50:13.597

19 Which universities teach true infinitesimal calculus? 2014-12-08T15:01:02.517

19 Should we teach trigonometric substitution? 2015-10-02T16:27:18.880

19 Can students tell the difference between the "definition if" and the "theorem if"? 2015-11-24T16:22:48.603

19 Separating the roles of "teacher" and "assessor" 2016-10-31T18:29:27.600

18 Keeping quicker students engaged and interested throughout a course 2014-03-14T00:40:02.060

18 Should geometric algebra be presented early on in undergraduate education? 2014-03-14T01:16:04.940

18 Pressure vs. Laissez-faire: Literature dealing with balance in university-classes 2014-03-15T07:20:50.880

18 How should normal subgroups be introduced? 2014-03-16T03:25:58.850

18 Is $e^{i\pi}+1=0$ a good motivation for introducing $e$ or $i$? Why (not)? 2014-03-18T13:34:26.937

18 What is a method you use to handle the students who thinks they "know it all"? 2014-03-26T13:05:18.600

18 Is there a good way to explain determinants in an elementary linear algebra class? 2014-03-31T21:20:27.243

18 Emphasizing the discrete in early undergraduate education? 2014-05-01T20:57:28.863

18 The definition of natural log and e 2014-06-30T21:58:29.370

18 How to prove Taylor formulas? 2014-12-30T19:31:05.910

18 What are the minimum criteria when checking homework for completion only? 2018-01-02T11:11:21.910

18 Why do no students know to change the limits of integration when doing substitutions? 2018-02-09T00:28:15.987

17 How to balance higher order thinking and drill/practice 2014-03-13T21:10:27.630

17 How to deal with very motivated students having "off-topic" interests? 2014-03-14T09:08:44.010

17 What are the differences between graduate and undergraduate classes, relevant to course design and teaching? 2014-03-16T03:06:42.930

17 How to nurture a good student? 2014-03-25T14:47:36.207

17 Good problems that uncover difficult points in a theory 2014-03-27T13:59:51.750

17 Real-World Applications of Logic 2014-03-29T12:05:14.570

17 Teaching and "The Two Cultures" 2014-05-07T14:51:34.657

17 How can I choose a free calculus textbook? 2014-10-02T12:16:02.220

17 A parabolic arc is not semicircular. But students think so 2015-02-09T03:35:47.657

17 How to help students bridge the gap between highschool and university mathematics? 2015-03-12T16:48:42.667

17 Should we teach abstract affine spaces? 2015-04-02T15:56:08.753

17 When should an advisor assess a student's knowledge independently of their course grades? 2015-05-14T15:28:34.403

17 Good examples of Lagrange multiplier problems 2015-07-08T19:41:35.187

17 A Series of Unfortunate Examples! 2016-03-18T14:55:47.597

16 What are some good mathematical applications to present in an abstract algebra course? 2014-03-16T16:09:05.743