- MAA Instructional Practices Guide
- Friedberg et al. 2001. Teaching Mathematics in Colleges and Universities: Case Studies for Today’s Classroom. Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences Issues in Mathematics Education. Excerpts on Google Drive
- Nilson, Linda Burzotta. 2016. Teaching at its Best : A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors. Somerset: Wiley. NYU Library Access
- An introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching MOOC stemteaching.org
Course materials sources
- Barnes, Julie, and Jessica M. Libertini. (2018) Tactile learning activities in mathematics: a recipe book for the undergraduate classroom. Providence, RI: MAA Press. (Prof. Clarkson has a copy.)
- Boulder/Omaha Active Learning Alliance Active Learning Materials for Calculus
- Rasmussen, C., Keene, K. A., Dunmyre, J., & Fortune, N. (2018). Inquiry oriented differential equations: Course materials. Available at https://iode.wordpress.ncsu.edu.
- Shaw, Doug. 2013. Instructors Guide for Stewart’s Essential Calculus ET 2e. Cengage Learning. On Google Drive
- Wawro, M., Zandieh, M., Rasmussen, C., & Andrews-Larson, C. (2013). Inquiry oriented linear algebra: Course materials. Available at http://iola.math.vt.edu.
- Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, by Joseph M. Williams and Joseph Bizup. 12th Ed.
This will be the main reference for the writing portion of the course. We highly recommend you purchase a copy yourself, both so you can learn in more depth the topics we discuss in class, and because you will want to refer to this text over and over in the future. However, you will be able to follow the course even if you don’t purchase it. Earlier editions are acceptable.
- The Elements of Style, by Strunk and White.
A classic style manual, and a good way to revise English grammar. Freely available from a number of sources including Project Gutenberg.
- Stylish Academic Writing, by Helen Sword.
This book goes beyond what we will cover in class, to give you techniques to write elegantly and stylishly. It is an easy, fun read. Available online with an NYU connection.
- Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences, by Nicholas J. Higham.
Available online at with an NYU connection.
- The Sense of Style, by Steven Pinker.
This lovely book gives many entertaining examples of good and bad writing, and shows the cognitive science behind what makes prose easier or harder to understand.