What is inquiry-based learning?

Dana C. Ernst, Angie Hodge, Stan Yoshinobu

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Inquiry-based learning (IBL) can manifest itself differently in various classroom settings. Historically, IBL was most often implemented in proof-based courses. Lately it can be found in university mathematics classrooms at all levels. This paper provides an overview of IBL followed by three detailed examples of what IBL can look like in particular classroom settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)570-574
Number of pages5
JournalNotices of the American Mathematical Society
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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