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AMS Engaged Pedagogy Series

Mathematical Foundations for Democratic Processes
First in the new AMS Engaged Pedagogy Series of online workshops for faculty — April 23–25, 2023
Registration January 17 - April 7, 2023.

In the span of three afternoon sessions, organizers will engage participants in topics that include:

  • Voting and social choice theory
  • Apportionment and the Electoral College
  • Gerrymandering
  • Quantification of power

Participants in this online workshop will leave with the tools and resources to create courses or incorporate modules on mathematics and politics into their own teaching. We aim to create a collaborative, creative, and active learning environment. All levels of experience with teaching these topics are welcome!

Registration

  • Register by April 7, 2023. Space is limited.
  • \$200 member; \$300 nonmember
  • \$150/$250 early-bird discount until February 17, 2023.
Register for the
event here

Organizers

Conference organizers photo array
Stanley Chang, Andrew Schultz, and Ismar Volić from Institute for Mathematics and Democracy at Wellesley College
 

AMS Engaged Pedagogy Series

Through its new Engaged Pedagogy Series, the AMS provides mathematical sciences faculty with experiences and resources that strengthen them as professionals and empower their engagement with students learning mathematics. Offered twice a year–spring and fall–these online workshops can be inspiring opportunities to connect with others in the mathematical community who teach, engage in current applications of mathematics, innovate with curriculum, and learn how to use online and software tools.

Coming Fall 2023

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