Documents and Resources


CONNECT Math Transfer Agreement – This agreement outlines the objective, process, agreement, maintenance, and review of the agreement and transfer course equivalencies approved by the mathematics faculty members at the six CONNECT institutions.  Essential topics and transfer course equivalencies are listed in the following Appendices:

Appendix 1: Introductory Statistics Courses

Appendix 2: Mathematics for Elementary Teacher Courses

Appendix 3: Finite Mathematics

 

Recommendations for Setting Up a Curriculum Alignment Group Similar to the CONNECT Math Project – This one-page document outlines the structure and resources for our group and offers recommendations for establishing similar-type collaborations.

 

Growing a Healthy Sense of Entitlement in Transfer Students: The Critical Role of Faculty (Video) – In her keynote at the 3rd Annual CONNECT Conference, Dr. Becky Wai-Ling Packard discusses the critical role of faculty members in facilitating students pursuing the transfer pathway.  Based on her NSF-funded longitudinal research project focused on STEM Transfer in Massachusetts, she provides research results identifying factors influencing the progress and delay of students.  She emphasized relevant strategies for faculty and colleges to engage in that can improve transfer experiences. 

 

Summary of Mathematics Town Hall Meeting Carousel Activity (2/26/2010) – The Town Hall Meeting Carousel Activity at the 3rd Annual CONNECT Math Conference engaged faculty in a carousel activity which had them think, write, share, and discuss their thoughts and experiences on topics all mathematics instructors deal with.  This document summaries the discourse that occurred during this activity.

 

CONNECT Schools:  

 

School
(Home Page)

Mathematics Department

Course Description/
College Catalog

Bridgewater State University (http://www.bridgew.edu)

http://www.bridgew.edu/
MathCS/

http://catalog.bridgew.edu

Bristol Community College (http://www.bristolcc.edu/)

 No Department Website

http://www.bristolcc.edu/
catalog/

Cape Cod Community College
(http://www.capecod.edu/web/
guest/welcome)

http://www.capecod.edu/
web/math

http://www.capecod.edu/
web/academics/catalog

Massasoit Community College (http://www.massasoit.mass.
edu/)

http://www.massasoit.
mass.edu/acad_depts/
sci_math/math/index.
cfm

http://www.massasoit.
mass.edu/courses/course_
descriptions.cfm

Massachusetts Maritime Academy (http://www.maritime.edu/)

http://www.maritime.
edu/index.cfm?pg=841

http://www.maritime.edu/
uploads/files/mmacatalog.
pdf

UMASS Dartmouth
(http://www.umassd.edu/)

http://www.umassd.edu/
cas/math/

http://catalog.umassd.edu/
index.php?catoid=9

 

Other Resources: 

Resources

URL

American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)

http://www.amatyc.org

Bridgewater Equivalency and Articulation Report System (B.E.A.R.S.)

https://infobear.bridgew.edu/BANP/bsc_trans_equiv.find_state

 

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (DHE)

http://www.mass.edu/

MassTransfer

http://www.mass.edu/masstransfer/

Mathematics and Computer Science Collaborative (MACS)

http://www.bridgew.edu/MathCS/MACSCollaborative.cfm

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

http://www.maa.org

New England Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (NEMATYC)

http://www.nematyc.org/

Southeast Regional STEM Network

http://www.connectsemass.org/stem/

UMASS Dartmouth Transfer Equivalencies

http://www.umassd.edu/transferexperience/