Change Comes from Without: Lessons Learned in a Chaotic Year
Mathematics and Statistics
Our university is one campus of the larger, 23-campus California State University system. In 2017, the Chancellor of the system discontinued the developmental mathematics programs at all 23 campuses. This caught us by surprise and compelled us to act quickly. This article gives an overview of our response, highlighting the change our department underwent to improve our pre-calculus stream and general education courses, making them more interactive, supportive, and student-centered.
Undergraduate mathematics education, departmental change, active learning, precalculus, curriculum development
Wes Maciejewski, John Bragelman, Marion Campisi, Tim Hsu, Andrea Gottlieb, Jordan Schettler, Trisha Bergthold, and Bem Cayco. "Change Comes from Without: Lessons Learned in a Chaotic Year" PRIMUS (2020): 504-516. https://doi.org/10.1080/10511970.2020.1793854