Wisconsin Emerging Scholars Program (WES)
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|A program for calculus students designed to boost the performance and persistence of freshman in the UW-Madison's 3-course calculus sequence--a "gateway" course required of students planning to major in science, math, or engineering. The WES program places students into special discussion sections where difficult worksheets and student-driven group work allow students to discover the principles and techniques of problem-solving through close collaboration with their peers. See also the MAA Online's page, A calculus reform effort that works: The Wisconsin Emerging Scholars Program.|
|Math Topics:||Calculus (Single Variable)|
|Math Ed Topics:||Calculus Reform|
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.