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Arithmetic in College: Revitalizing the Basic Mathematics Course

Gary Simundza, Nancy Crisler
June 15 - 19, 2009
Carriage House Conference Center
Washington, DC

Primary funding provided by the Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation (DUE-0817071).

Registration Fee:
$550 for one person, $500 per person for institutional teams ($700 and $650 for registrations received after 4 May 2009)

Students in basic mathematics courses need innovative approaches to foster learning of fundamental concepts and skills. Explorations drawn from workplace contexts can engage students and provide a new beginning for their study.

This workshop is designed for faculty and administrators who are able to effect change in their developmental mathematics programs. The focus is on key issues related to implementing a new approach:

  • changing curriculum and pedagogy,
  • feasibility of structural changes,
  • addressing roadblocks to change, and
  • retention and assessment of student progress.

Learn more about this workshop at the Arithmetic in College program's website.

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