Launchings

College Calculus: What We Don't Know

David M. Bressoud September, 2008


[1] Elaine Seymour and Nancy M. Hewitt, Talking About Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Science, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 1997.

[2] Eric Hsu, Teri J. Murphy, and Uri Triesman. Supporting High Achievment in Introductory Mathematics Courses: What We Have Learned from 30 Years of the Emerging Scholars Program, pages 205–220 in Making the Connection: Research and Teaching in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Marilyn Carlson and Chris Rasmussen, editors, MAA Notes #73, Mathematical Association of America, Washington, DC, 2008.

[3] Stigler, J. and Hiebert, J. Improving mathematics teaching. Educational Leadership, Feb., 2004, 12-19.


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David Bressoud is DeWitt Wallace Professor of Mathematics at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and President-Elect of the MAA. You can reach him at bressoud@macalester.edu. This column does not reflect an official position of the MAA.