Insights and Recommendations from the Mathematical Association of America National Study of College Calculus (2015)

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Mathematical Association of America

A summary of selected findings from the Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA’s) study of Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus, constitutes the a nationwide investigation of college-level Calculus in the United States combining both large-scale survey data and in-depth case study analysis. The report establishes a base of knowledge of who takes Calculus I and why. Second, it identifies institutional practices that contribute to the retention of STEM students.