Mathematics

Mathematics

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Aug 16, 2022
An MIT team’s artificial intelligence, which can solve and explain problems in seconds, could help professors create content and assist with tutoring students. But some see subpar explanations and new ways for students to cheat.

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November 30, 2022
Ashley Flood writes of enrolling in a developmental math course and convening a study group to help students who had failed before find success. 
November 30, 2022
Colleges should design pathways to meet students’ different preparation levels and goals rather than foist algebra on everyone in the name of numeracy, Ben Weng writes.
August 16, 2022
An MIT team’s artificial intelligence, which can solve and explain problems in seconds, could help professors create content and assist with tutoring students. But some see subpar explanations and new ways for students to cheat.
April 21, 2022
John Schlueter writes that emphases on corequisite reform risk depriving vulnerable students of the learning opportunities that developmental education can provide.
October 5, 2021
Truckee Meadows Community College seeks to terminate a tenured professor of math for being repeatedly uncooperative, but the professor says he was standing up for math standards.
November 19, 2019
Mathematician comes out against mandatory diversity statements, while others say they continue to be valuable -- with some caveats.
January 14, 2019
Colleges can dramatically improve success rates of low-income, first-generation students by working across units, argue Adrianna Kezar and Elizabeth Holcombe.
October 11, 2018
Too many students walk out of such classes questioning whether they'll ever make it to graduation, argues Aaron Altose.
December 8, 2017
Graduates with math degrees fare well on the job market, but a greater share of students leave the major than any other, new federal data show. Are those students making a bad choice?
October 10, 2017
Our nation needs strong teachers in every math and science classroom, writes E. Gordon Gee, but too few STEM experts choose to apply their talents to this important career path.

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