Quasi-experimental retrospective study: Effects of formal math study skills instruction on remedial college math achievement
The problem is that over 50% of entering college students must take remedial courses before qualifying for college-level courses (Hodges & Kennedy, 2004). With a quantitative, quasi-experimental,…
The Mathematical Miscellany and The Cambridge Miscellany of Mathematics: Closely connected attempts to introduce research-level mathematics in America, 1836–1843
The recreational mathematics activities of ordinary nineteenth century Americans: A case study of two mathematics puzzle columns and their contributors
- EducationBritish Journal for the History of Mathematics
This study analyses two American recreational mathematics columns from the end of the nineteenth century—one from Atlanta, Georgia’s Sunny South and one from Wilmington, Delaware’s Delaware Gazette…
Investigating the Implemented Mathematics Curriculum of New England Navigation Cyphering Books.
For the Learning of Mathematics 36, 3 (November, 2016) FLM Publishing Association, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada The foundation of public high schools in the nineteenth century has been a…
Robert Patterson: American ‘revolutionary’ mathematician
You will not see Robert Patterson’s name mentioned in many mathematics books. While his mathematical works survive, his name is more likely to appear in American history books dealing with the…
Coble and Eisenhart: Two Gettysburgians Who Led Mathematics
A s of 2012, sixty-one people had held the office of president of the American Mathematical Society. Of these fiftynine men and two women, ten received undergraduate degrees from Harvard. Another…
The History of the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics in the United States
- MathematicsAm. Math. Mon.
The history of the mathematics major and, more generally, collegiate mathematics, in the United States is described.
Translating the Cyphering-Book Tradition to North America
As soon as formal schooling was established in the North America settlements, the cyphering tradition was adopted as the best means of developing numerical, navigational and surveying skills within…
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