Mathematics

Poorly Prepared Graduates

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A month after a literacy study embarrassed many colleges, new research points to problems with computation.

Exito Calculado

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UT-Austin graduates more Hispanic students in mathematics than any other college -- and not just because they're in Texas.

Numbers to Live By

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More colleges add math requirements and add math content to non-mathematics courses.

Calculated Change at Smith

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For decades, students could get by without taking any math -- but perhaps not for much longer.

Putting That Science Degree to Work

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Science and engineering students appreciate their degrees even decades later.

Methods for Teaching Math

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A new report offers practical recommendations on ways to improve math instruction at 2-year colleges.

American (Mathematicians) in Paris

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Brown University program is unusual in its ambition for graduate education.

Outsourcing Remedial Ed

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Through contracts with community colleges, four-year institutions are offering developmental courses on their campuses that aren't their courses at all.

Rethinking Remedial Education

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In statewide effort, community colleges in California experiment with new models for "basic skills" instruction and student services.

Report Critical of Math Teachers' Preparation

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At a time when many are bemoaning the lack of preparation of Americans in science and mathematics, a new study places at least some of the blame on math teachers left unequipped by college and university teacher education programs.

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