Undergraduate Links

Links for undergraduate level math students including material to supplement their current coursework, resources for \(\LaTeX\), and news from the community.

Online Courses
MIT Open Course Ware – Links to all of the undergraduate and graduate online course material in mathematics available at MIT.
Rheingold U – A knowledge base of resources for those interested in utilizing social media for educational purposes.
Udacity – Courses where the emphasis is the audacious claim that one can learn by solving challenging problems.
Coursera – A site hosting high quality courses in mathematics from a variety of top universities.

Online Lectures and Seminars
Pulse Project – A collection of podcasts, university lectures and material on science education.
Explaining Mathematics 1 – A collection of webcam lectures on concepts and analysis and how to do proofs.
Explaining Mathematics 2 – A complete set of webcam lectures on functional analysis.
Visual Calculus – A legacy collection of modules that can be used to help study calculus.

\(\LaTeX\) Tools
The Biblatex Package – An advanced configurable bibliography package.
BibTex Style Examples – A listing of the various styles and how they appear after compilation.

Educational Blogs
Division by Zero  – A blog about math, puzzles, teaching and academic technology.
Travels in a Mathematical World – A blog/podcast collection featuring mathematicians talkng about their work.

Journals/News Sites
+Plus Magazine – Articles from mathematicians and scientists on a diverse set of topics that use mathematics.
Joan Ganz Cooney Centre – Resources that address the question of how emerging media can help children learn.
Cost of online education – Consider the true costs of an online education compared to traditional schools.

Field’s Undergraduate Network (FUN) – An undergraduate friendly network to put students in direct contact with researchers, both academic and from industry.
A Sourcebook for Teaching Science – Many internet resources are collected here.

Why Study Math?
SIAM Careers in Math – A brochure produced by SIAM that details the variety of career opportunities open to individuals with training in mathematics.
GoResearch – is an online platform that allows research professors and current university/college students to connect. It is one of the only sites in the world which has such a purpose. Research professors can post any research position vacancies for free. Similarly, students can access these postings for free. These research position vacancies include opportunities like a paid or voluntary research assistant position for a current university student.

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