Carmen M. Latterell, PhD
Professor of Mathematics
Distinguished University Teaching Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Minnesota Duluth
All course pages are now in Moodle.
Here are links to our material covered in Calculus I and Calculus II.
Currently my research is taking a philosophical bend in trying to delineate how various groups of people view mathematics. A sampling of articles connected to this interest follow.
- Latterell, C. M., & Wilson, J. L. (2017). Metaphors and mathematical identity: Math is like a tornado in Kansas. Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, 7(1), 46-61. You may find this article at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol7/iss1/
- Latterell, C. M., & Wilson, J. L. (2016). Math is like a lion hunting a sleeping gazelle: Preservice elementary teachers’ metaphors of mathematics. European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 4(3), 283-292.
- Latterell, C. M. & Wilson, J. L. (2016). Stories about math: An analysis of students' mathematical autobiographies. International Journal of Research in Education and Science (IJRES), 2(2), 279-285. Note: You may find this article at: http://www.ijres.net/index
- Wilson, J. L., & Latterell, C. M. (2014). What does the non-mathematics intensive major think mathematics is? MountainRise, 8(2). Available online http://mountainrise.wcu.edu/index.php/MtnRise/index
- Latterell, C. M., & Wilson, J. L. (2013). What do people think mathematics is and why does it matter? ETC: A Review of General Semantics, 70(4), 387-394.
- Latterell, C. M., & Wilson, J. L. (2012). Students’ perceptions of what mathematicians do. The Mathematics Educator, 13(2), 73-84.
- Latterell, C. M. (2012). What is mathematics? Mathematics in School, 41(2), 34-35.
Last updated: 2/1/17