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Michael Starbird


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Michael Starbird is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mathematics at The University of Texas at Austin. He has been at UT his whole career except for leaves, including to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. He has received more than fifteen teaching awards including the Mathematical Association of America's 2007 national teaching award, the Minnie Stevens Piper Professor statewide award, the UT Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, and most of the UT-wide teaching awards. He has given hundreds of lectures and dozens of workshops on effective teaching and effective thinking. He has produced DVD courses for The Teaching Company in the Great Courses Series on calculus, statistics, probability, geometry, and the joy of thinking. He co-authored, with Edward Burger, the textbook The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking and has co-authored two Inquiry Based Learning textbooks. He produced an edX MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) titled Effective Thinking Through Mathematics. His recent book with co-author Edward Burger is The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking.

Courses


UGS 303 • Elements Of Effective Thinking

60855-60875 • Fall 2019
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM RLP 0.128
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Elements Of Effective Thinking

62500-62520 • Fall 2018
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM RLP 0.128
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Elements Of Effective Thinking

62485-62499 • Fall 2017
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM UTC 3.132
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Elements Of Effective Thinking

62440-62450 • Fall 2016
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM WRW 113
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Elements Of Effective Thinking

61740-61750 • Fall 2015
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM RLM 5.104
ID

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Elements Of Effective Thinking

64370-64380 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM RLM 5.104
ID

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Elements Of Effective Thinking

65975-65985 • Fall 2013
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM RLM 5.104
ID

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Math Gems & Effective Thinking

64446-64448 • Fall 2012
Meets MW 11:00AM-12:00PM PAR 203

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Evidence: Math Models & Proofs

64080-64090 • Fall 2011
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM RLM 5.104

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Evidence: Math Models & Proofs

63700-63710 • Fall 2010
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM RLM 5.104

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • Evidence: Math Models & Proofs

65200-65240 • Fall 2009
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM RLM 4.102

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • How Do You Know?

66740-66765 • Fall 2008
Meets MWF 9:00AM-10:00AM RLM 6.104

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

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