Quote | When our class began doing work in Chapter 11 [Discovering the Art of Mathematics - The Infinite], I thought I was in hell. Your handout was much more difficult than the book [Mathematics: A Human Endeavor by Harold Jacobs]. At that point, although it wa | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | One of the most surprising things about this class is that I actually like being here, which is weird because every other math class that I have ever had has sucked and been boring. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | I do like the fact that this class isn't boring. I tend to want to understand the work because I can't get into something if I am not actually doing it. When professors teach math generally they show you how to do something on the board when half the clas | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | This is who I was meant to beIt all started in the beginning with Mobius bands,When we began using everyday math with our hands.It instantly opened up my perspectives on how I view life,For the first time I felt a sense of sharpness, like a knife.I honest | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | If ever in the future I meet a mathematician I won't say something corny like I can't balance my checkbook. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | Math was never exactly my favorite class,The homework, tests, and exams seemed to always kick my ass.I understood the multiplying, dividing, adding and subtractingBut all the formulas have never been too attracting.Cram as much into your brain the night b | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | ...To be completely honest I wish my other classes challenged me as much as this course did. Although I did have certain courses challenge me at different times, this was the only course where I was being consistently challenged... I'm really thankful t | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | I remember coming home for the first time since moving in to college and my mom asked me how classes were going, and she asked about Math Explorations in particular. I remember I had such a hard time explaining it to her not only because the structure of | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | This course is very different from any other math course that I've ever taken. It has a lot more character. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | I truly believe that this class has helped me to grow as a person and not just a math student. When describing the class to my friends it was almost difficult to describe it as a math class because it was more of a learning class that we happened to do m | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | All in all, this class was incredible. It was amazing how much I learned about myself and education. I will never see mathematics the same ever again because now I know what truly lies in the subject. It is beautiful. And more people should be exposed | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | On the first day of Math Explorations... [our teacher] told his students that he was giving us a mathematical paintbrush, and that he wants us to paint. That he was giving us a mathematical tambourine; to make our own music. And this is exactly how clas | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | I would definitely recommend this class to anyone who needs a math requirement. It's fun and it's exciting, it's different and most importantly, it's not a boring lecture class. We do the work, we ask the questions and we learn. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | This math class was different from math classes I have taken in the past. We actually covered material that was "fun." Yes, I said it. Math is fun. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | "This course changed how I speak up and speak out about what I'm being taught. I have realized that this really is MY education and I shouldn't settle for being force fed information and taking short cuts. Although the short cuts are easier and everyone | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | This course changed how I speak up and speak out about what I'm being taught. I have realized that this really is MY education and I shouldn't settle for being force fed information and taking short cuts. Although the short cuts are easier and everyone lo | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | My thoughts and feelings on this class? I enjoyed this class thoroughly. I didn't mind getting up early three days a week to come here. That is because for the first time in four years I didn't feel threatened, but rather embraced by mathematics. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | There have been so many things that this course has changed in my mind. Compared to all of my other math classes I have ever taken, this course has actually felt beneficial. Not only did I learn more about actual math functions, I learned to ask why and h | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | Math Explorations was meant to be a Liberal Arts requirement because it is a thinking course that helps a person expand their thinking...One of the greatest things about going to college is that you learn to look at things from a different perspective and | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | This course in general has been a complete paradigm shift. It has absolutely blown my mind and I am sure that it has blown the minds of other students as well. Most students never get the chance to actually understand the world of mathematics - they are j | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | You know something that I find strange? Sometimes I actually feel kind of smart mathematically. I'm not used to being able to comprehend or even work out problems in mathematics, and since this course, this new and strange phenomena has occurred. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | Opening up the spectrum of math is how this course cleared up the misconception that math is simply computations and solving equations... Math became a wider subject in this course. | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | It's nice to have a class in a relaxed area/environment for a change. Being treated like a person and not an inferior 'student.' | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | This material was helpful in creating an alternative to lecture-dominated classes. I used some of these materials and modified some of them to fit my own purposes in the course. They also helped me by providing a structure which I mimicked in creating my | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |

Quote | The general approach is amazing. I love how you get to touch upon and substantially develop so much modern analysis, in this unassuming volume for liberal arts students. I also found the way you introduced the concepts very well thought-out.…The one g | vecke | 0 | 6 years 10 months ago |