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Discussion group 24:

Current problems and challenges in university mathematics education


Lisandro Peña Auditorium - Architecture

Note: Not only math majors, but also math as a service discipline or math ed courses in teacher ed programmes.

What are the most important current problems and challenges pertaining to the teaching and learning of mathematics at the university and where are they located? Are there issues or dilemmas of a controversial nature? How should these problems, issues and challenges be dealt with?


Sections:

Organizing team composition

Call for papers

Papers and discussion documents


Team chairs:

Rosa Maria Farfán (Mexico)

educys@gmail.com

Prodipta Hore (India)

prodipta@saralabirlaacademy.org

Team members:

Nadia Azrou (Algeria)

n.azrou@caramail.com

S. Kumaresan (India)

kumaresa@gmail.com

Nicolas Saby (France)

saby@math.univ-montp2.fr

Call for papers

We welcome proposals dealing with any aspects of university mathematics teaching or learning but will give priority to proposals more specifically addressing the questions as they are stated below.

What are the most important current problems and challenges pertaining to the teaching and learning of mathematics at the university and where are they located?

Are there issues or dilemmas of a controversial nature?

How should these problems, issues and challenges be dealt with?

If you wish to present a paper, please send a two-page abstract. It is important to submit your text by email as Microsoft word and PDF attachments before January 20th.of 2008, to Rosa Maria Farhan at educys@gmail.com and to Prodipta Hore at prodipta@saralabirlaacademy.org.

Authors with accepted submissions will be asked for an extended version of their contribution (maximum 6 pages ) before January 31, with final papers (6 pages) due by 31st. March. The full paper will be submitted as a file in both Microsoft word using times new Roman 12 point font size and single spacing and PDF format. They will include title, author(s), institution, postal address,fax,telephone numbers and email address at the beginning of the abstract.

All papers will be peer-reviewed.

Papers and discussion documents

The papers will soon be available for downloading here.

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