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Rob is a working mathematician and an active teacher. Rob received his PhD in mathematics from the University of Minnesota in 2015 and teaches for the MathCEP program. See Rob's webpage robertedman.com for more details.
By Robert Edman on September 15, 2015
For the past few years there has been lots of talk about including writing assignments in college math courses. Writing assignments have been part of my teaching for many years now, including calculus labs, QL classes, MathCEP professional problems, and the much feared UMTYMP Calc 3 project. Writing in math classes is tremendously valuable because it is the one of the […]
By Robert Edman on August 12, 2015
I had the opportunity to help with this years IMA/MathCEP mathematical modeling camp a few weeks ago and wanted to share my thoughts on it. Daniel Schulthies organized the camp and followed the SIAM modeling guide fairly closely. We picked modeling topics which were local, current, and which there was enough data about. We did a cursory search […]