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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

335- Authentic Contexts in College Mathematics Learning

Friday, April 17, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Douglass (Westin)


Lead Speaker:
Lauretta Garrett
Maria Calhoun Charleton and Li Huang


Authenticity is a familiar term in education, but what does it mean? Participants will be provided with a framework for (1) determining task authenticity, (2) building new authentic learning activities, and (3) introducing authentic learning activities into college courses. Examples from precalculus algebra and statistics courses will be provided.


Presentation Format: Higher Education Session