PSU Mark
Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Meeting Details

For more information about this meeting, contact Matthew Willyard.

Title:Placement and Remediation
Seminar:Teaching Mathematics Discussion Group Seminar
Speaker:Discussion Attendees, Penn State
For many instructors of lower-level math courses, one of the main sources of frustration seems to be that the students lack the prerequisite knowledge to succeed in the course. This week, we'll discuss the effects of placement and remediation, and the interplay between the two. As always, the reading is optional, but here are some relevant articles: Chapter 5 of the MAA Insights and Recommendations book: Placement and Student Performance in Calculus I (Bressoud and Hsu): The Link Between Advanced Placement Experience and Early College Success (Klopfenstein and Thomas): Addressing the Needs of Underprepared Students in Higher Education (Bettinger and Long):

Room Reservation Information

Room Number:MB102
Date:03 / 03 / 2016
Time:11:15am - 12:14pm