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 ( and Susan Ruff (

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.