Questions tagged [undergraduate-research]
For questions about involving undergraduate (university) students in creative mathematical research.
Good problems that uncover difficult points in a theory
There is a great quote of Yitz Herstein: The value of a problem is not so much coming up with the answer as in the ideas and attempted ideas it forces on the would-be solver." A number of such ...
How to nurture a good student?
When you encounter a very bright student in a first-year (college/university) class (and who is therefore bored), what do you do? Leaving them to their own devices can be problematic. It can lead to ...
What math courses should be taught to undergrad electrical engineers: a 40 years update
I was browsing IEEE xplore the other day and found this gem called "What Mathematics Courses Should an Electrical Engineer Take? A Report on the National Study of Mathematics Requirements for ...
Course-based undergraduate research experiences in math
"Course-based undergraduate research experiences" (CUREs, or CBEs) are being explored in various STEM fields, especially biology, chemistry, geology. Here is one geology link that gives a flavor: "...