2015 State of the Field
The purpose of this article is twofold: to give a sense of the current lay of the land in the preparation of mathematics graduate student teaching assistants (TAs) and to describe the collegiate mathematics education research base informing the next generation of college mathematics instructor preparation. This article was published in the June/July 2015 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.
Full citation: Deshler, J.M., Hauk, S. & Speer, N.M., (2015). Professional Development in Teaching for Mathematics Graduate Students, The Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 62 (6)
Can be found at the following: http://www.ams.org/notices/201506/rnoti-p638.pdf
Relevance to Research on College Mathematics Instructors: The purpose of this article was to present the current state of mathematics TA professional development and research in the field. The article is written for an audience of mathematicians & mathematics faculty members who want to know about the field in general, or who are interested in facilitating professional development but are not yet familiar with the research base in this area.