Posts Tagged Course design

Report on CI Real Analysis

This 6-page report on the initial version of MIT’s communication-intensive offering of Real Analysis discusses the relationship between the analysis lectures and the communication recitations, the percentage of the grade assigned to each, necessary staffing, the recitation activities and assignments, the teaching of LaTeX, and the support from Writing Across the Curriculum. A semester table summarizing recitation activities and assignments is included as are recommendations for future offerings of the course.

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On teaching math communication

This 18-page resource for math instructors addresses questions of how to teach communication in an undergraduate math seminar. Most of the document focuses on questions of grading and providing feedback to students on their writing. It was written for a workshop with M.I.T. math instructors preparing to teach communication-intensive undergraduate math seminars.

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