Listening to mathematics

If you are aware of helpful listening or note-taking resources, whether specific to mathematics or not, please contribute them for this page.

General resources for listening and taking notes (not specific to mathematics)

  • Boch, F. and A. Piolat, “Note Taking and Learning: A Summary of ResearchThe WAC Journal, Vol 16, Sep 2005, pp. 101-113.
    This article addresses the following four questions: What are the functions of note taking? How are notes taken? How does note taking facilitate the study of the different factors that play a role in the understanding and learning of knowledge? How can note taking be taught?
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What is Math Comm

MAA Mathematical Communication ( is a developing collection of resources for engaging students in writing and speaking about mathematics. The site originated in the MIT Department of Mathematics and was expanded through support from an NSF grant.