Mathematics -- Study and teaching
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Donald Ballou, Middlebury College Professor of Mathematics. Ballou discussed why he chose to work at Middlebury; President Moody; how WWII affected the college; absence of men during and after the war; President Stratton; the administration change after Stratton; his experience as department chair; department expansion; unrest under Stratton; introducing a new computer course; National Science Foundation; balancing teaching and research; participating in faculty committees;...
Dates: April 18, 1986
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Betsy K. Bennett, Ronald Bielli, William Beckman, Middlebury College Professors of Mathematics. Bennett discussed math courses at Middlebury; what she wanted students to gain from math courses; teaching techniques; course assistants; J-term; senior theses; the future and jobs for math majors; why liberal arts schools are valuable; Middlebury's student-teacher ratio; Bill Beckman; and curriculum changes. Bieli discussed making courses useful for the students; small class...
Scope and Contents 1 interview with John G. Bowker, Professor of Mathematics, conducted by David Stameshkin at 14 Aidrondack View, Middlebury (Bowker's home). Bowker discusses President Thomas; Dwayne Robinson; President Stratton; fund raising; athletics; Hamlin Hall; Tea time tavern; President Hamlin; expanding the Fine Arts programs; mathematics courses; mathematics curriculum changes; Foreign Language Study; President Moody; Storrs Lee; Steve Freeman; Board of Trustees; military training on campus; draft...
Dates: October 15, 1975
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Amy May (Hunt) Meek and Carolyn Julia (Griffith) Tarbell, Middlebury College Class of 1924. During the interview, Meek and Tarbell discuss being born in Vermont; student social life; academics; American literature; Meek's experience as a math major; Tarbell's experience as a Latin and French major; the desire for normalcy after the war; student social unity; official Lake Dunmore excursions; their teaching careers; desire for greater study of contemporary issues; admiration...
Dates: June 4, 1994
Scope and Contents The collection of Virginia ("Ginny') contains academic coursework, notes, exams, etc. Topics of study included are English, Drama, Contemporary Civilizations, Anthropology, Sociology, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Zoology, German, and Mathematics. She also included correspondence, schedules, and content from her first year on campus. One such letter is from her first-year roommate, Hester C. Lewis; another is an invitation to the President's Reception; a third is correspondence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1959