Monthly Archives: January 2016

What’s in Your Syllabus?

by Priscilla Bremser, Contributing Editor I had what seemed the perfect first full-time teaching position, in that much of the planning for Calculus had already been done when I arrived.  The department chair handed me the textbook and the syllabus, … Continue reading

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From the Editors: Blog Update and 2016 Joint Meetings Highlights

by the Editorial Board We want to begin this post with thanks to all of our readers and contributors — we appreciate your feedback and ideas through your writing, social media comments, and in-person conversations at mathematical meetings and events. … Continue reading

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Social Media as a Teaching Resource

By Drew Lewis, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, The University of Alabama Like many mathematicians, the only formal training I have received as a teacher was in graduate school.  After a one semester seminar on teaching, I was set loose … Continue reading

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