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David Bressoud

Students who succeed in high school calculus become discouraged and quit in college. Why?

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David M. Bressoud

Returning to the beginnings of trigonometry—the circle—has implications for how we teach it.

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Chris Rasmussen, Naneh Apkarian, Jessica Ellis Hagman, Estrella Johnson, Sean Larsen, David Bressoud and The Progress through Calculus Team

We present findings from a recently completed census survey of all mathematics departments in the United States that offer a graduate degree in mathematics. The census survey is part of a larger project investigating institutional features that influence student success in the introductory mathematics courses that are required of most STEM majors in the United States. We report the viewpoints of departments about characteristics shown to support students' success as well as the extent to which these characteristics are being implemented in programs across the country. We conclude with a discussion of areas where we see the potential for growth and further improvement.