Preparation and Professional Development of University Mathematics Teachers
University mathematics teachers are the people who teach mathematics in a university to mathematics undergraduates, students in science or engineering, business or economics, and in foundation programs where these exist. They may be research mathematicians or mathematics educators, or mathematics teachers who do not engage in research.
In the following sections, the needs for and means of developing professionally for both practicing and prospective teachers are discussed: some as part of university professional development programs, others as part of research studies or teaching initiatives providing new learning and development opportunities.
What Is Included in Preparation and Professional Development?
KeywordsUniversity mathematics teaching development Mathematics pedagogy Mathematics support Teacher learning Developmental research initiatives
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