February 16th Provisions Session Summary: Teaching Non-Majors

Our first Provisions session of the Spring Semester explored the theme of" Teaching Non-Majors." Presenters shared previous experience with teaching both non-major and majored students, and their effective strategies for improving success for a variety of students. An audience of approximately 25 faculty and staff members attended to hear presentations from Laura Kinney, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Angela Ledford, Professor of … Continue reading February 16th Provisions Session Summary: Teaching Non-Majors

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Teaching Non-Majors: February 16th Session

When teaching a course that is not in the interest of some students, professors can encounter a wide range of challenges. It is common for a student to take classes that are required, but yield no interest to the student. Scott Jaschik shares a conversation that he had through e-mail with P. Sven Arvidson, the author of  Teaching Nonmajors: … Continue reading Teaching Non-Majors: February 16th Session