18.821 | Spring 2013 | Undergraduate

Project Laboratory in Mathematics

Related Resources

If you are an educator who is interested in starting a course like this one, you are welcome to contact Prof. Haynes Miller (hrm@math.mit.edu) and Susan Ruff (ruff@math.mit.edu).

The following resources provide further background and context supporting this course.

  • On June 21, 2013, Prof. Haynes Miller gave a presentation about Project Laboratory in Mathematics at the New Directions for Mathematics Research Experiences for Undergraduates conference. A project laboratory in mathematics (PDF) is the slide deck used in his presentation.
  • On July 31, 2013, Susan Ruff gave a presentation about supporting teamwork in Project Laboratory in Mathematics for Project NExT. Supporting Teamwork In MIT’s Project Lab In Mathematics (PDF) is the slide deck used in her presentation.
  • A wealth of resources for teaching mathematical communication is available at MathDL Mathematical Communication, a website hosted by the MAA and co-edited by Prof. Haynes Miller and Susan Ruff. The site originated in the MIT Department of Mathematics and includes resources about this class as well as a wide range of resources for teaching math students to write and give presentations.

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2013
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Videos
Other Video
Projects with Examples
Activity Assignments with Examples
Written Assignments with Examples
Presentation Assignments with Examples