Math 8891 Graduate Teaching
Fall Semester 2014-2015
Welcome to the Math 8891 course website.
Prerequisite: Math 8890, Graduate Teaching
Seminar I. (This was numbered MT890 last year.)
Course description: This seminar is
directed at building the teaching skills of second-year
mathematics graduate students, focusing on developing the
skills needed to successfully teach one's own classes.
Topics include: preparation of a syllabus, preparation
of an examination, assigning course grades, lecture
organization and preparation, lecture delivery, classroom management. The
seminar will include both practice and case-studies based
Text: Teaching Mathematics in
Colleges and Universities: Case Studies for Today's
Classroom (Graduate Student Edition) by Solomon
Friedberg et al. Issues in Mathematics Education Vol.
10, American Mathematical Society, 2001. Available from
Mathematical Society bookstore.
Course Location: Fulton Hall, Room 210.
This website is organized and maintained by Prof.
Last revised: September 18, 2014. Copyright 2014 by Dr.
Solomon Friedberg. All rights reserved.