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Multicultural instruction for undergrad mathematical thinking courses

Irene DuranczykIrene Duranczyk, associate professor in the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, gave a poster presentation at the CERME7 (Conference of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education) recently held in Rzezow, Poland. Her presentation, "Critical multicultural instruction for undergraduate mathematical thinking courses," gives the theoretical foundation and preliminary results of her research in teaching mathematical thinking through an introductory statistics course. Duranczyk also participated in the workgroup on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, along with Bill Barton, the president of the International Congress for Mathematics Education (ICEM), and Barbara Jaworski, co-director of the University's Centre for Mathematics Education Research (CMER) at the University of Oxford.

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