Mathematical Communication is a developing collection of resources for engaging students in writing and speaking about mathematics, whether for the purpose of learning mathematics or of learning to communicate as mathematicians.


Here are some examples of undergraduate math courses that include communication:

The above examples are courses with a primary pedagogical objective of teaching mathematics. Below are courses focused primarily on mathematical communication, history of mathematics, etc.

  • Class on mathematical communication (e.g., to accompany research)
    M.I.T.’s Principles of Mathematical Exposition
  • In this history of mathematics course at UMKC, Richard Delaware provides writing guidance and encourages students to submit their papers to the HOM-SIGMAA writing contest. Students from the course are frequent contest winners.

For any math course that includes communication, here are some ideas to consider when planning the term.


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