Date: Jul 10, 2013 8:30 AM
Author: Jaime Carvalho e Silva
Subject: CULMS Newsletter Issue 7, July 2013

Hello all

It may be of interest to the members of this list the following publication of the "Community for Undergraduate Learning in the Mathematical Sciences", a group based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, namely at their Department of Mathematics.

This Newsletter is available for download from the CULMS website:

The summary of the Issue 7, July 2013 of this newsletter is:

Foreword, Greg Oates
Capturing Undergraduate Learning, Bill Barton & Judy Paterson
Entry-level Mathematics Placement Study at the University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn E. Lenz
Mathematics-Bridging, 101, 201, or What?, Andy Begg
Vector Calculus for Engineers ? The Academic Development Model, Tracy S. Craig & Anita Campbell

Previous issues of the newsletter are also available at the same website.

The second Issue for 2013, Issue 8, will be distributed in November. The deadline for submitting articles for inclusion in Issue 8 is 15th October. CULMS welcomes articles such as research, reports and contemporary practice in the teaching & learning of undergraduate mathematical sciences, including the transition from school to university. Please send submissions to the editor:

Greg Oates <>