For the past two years, the Templeton Honors College, at Eastern University, has been conducting a Summer Scholars Program for high school students. The program, which has offered courses in a variety of topics, brings students to campus for an intensive residential program, coupled with pre-program and post-program work, for which students can earn college credit. In summer 2014, I helped to develop a mathematically based course, to include rigorous study of discrete mathematics, as well as a variety of lectures and extracurricular activities integrating faith and philosophy with mathematics. In this presentation, I will give an overview of the program, highlighting some of the successes as well as noting some of the challenges. It is my hope that this presentation will facilitate productive conversation and collaboration with others who might be involved in developing similar programs.
Micklewright, Christopher, "Mystery of the Infinite: Developing a Mathematically Based Summer Scholars Program" (2015). ACMS Conference Proceedings 2015. 15.
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