Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics

Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics

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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) movement encourages faculty to view teaching a€œproblemsa€ as invitations to conduct scholarly investigations. In this growing field of inquiry faculty bring their disciplinary knowledge and teaching experience to bear on questions of teaching and learning. They systematically gather evidence to develop and support their conclusions. The results are to be peer reviewed and made public for others to build on. This Notes volume is written expressly for collegiate mathematics faculty who want to know more about conducting scholarly investigations into their teaching and their studentsa€™ learning. Envisioned and edited by two mathematics faculty, the volume serves as a how-to guide for doing SoTL in mathematics.Each quiz had four questions: a notational question, a conceptual question, a computational question, and a muddiest-point question asking students to ... when reviewing the coding I did for the spring 2006 data, it seemed to me that the three categories captured the nature of the course material. ... After answering the in-class quiz questions, students were asked to rate their confidence in their answers.

Title:Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics
Author:Jacqueline M. Dewar, Curtis D. Bennett
Publisher:The Mathematical Association of America - 2014-11-03


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