Creating a Culture of Inquiry in Mathematics Programs

Every so often, I’ll publicize through this blog an interesting article that I’ve found in the mathematics or mathematics education literature that can be freely distributed to the general public. Today, I’d like to highlight “Creating a Culture of Inquiry in Mathematics Programs,” by Jill Dietz. Here’s the abstract:

We argue that student research skills in mathematics should be honed throughout the curriculum just as such skills are built over time in the natural and physical sciences. Examples used in the mathematics program at St. Olaf College are given.

The full article can be found here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10511970.2012.711804

Full reference:Jill Dietz (2013) Creating a Culture of Inquiry in Mathematics Programs, PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies, 23:9, 837-859, DOI: 10.1080/10511970.2012.711804

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