This blog features posts from the Communications Editor and guest authors about new content in the journal, upcoming events, and other topics of interest about publishing.

Who publishes in PRIMUS and who reads it?

One thing that was of great interest to the Editorial Board of PRIMUS at the last annual Board meeting (held at JMM in Denver in January 2020) was the geographical contrast between authorship and readership. Taylor & Francis is able to share some data on this for the interest of PRIMUS readers. Submissions since the beginning of 2017 have shown that the authorship of PRIMUS is very heavily based in the USA. The following map shows submitting countries, with darker weighting showing higher submission numbers: This pattern is even more pronounced when looking at this data in chart form (specific …

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Organized Resources for Teaching in this Pandemic

There are SO MANY RESOURCES floating around. This page is my attempt to get them all in one place so that individual faculty don’t have to hope they’re on the right lists or reading the right Twitter threads. PLEASE, PLEASE comment or send me things to add to this page. I am confident that this post represents a small fraction of the ideas I’ve read in the last two weeks. Webinars and overviews: Rick Cleary, Ray Levy, and Mike Weimerskirch gave a (recorded) panel on “Active Learning Online” in the Electronic Seminar in Mathematics Education. This link includes several other …

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