Mission & News

The Center promotes the teaching and development of inquiry-based learning in mathematics at the University of Michigan.  This learning method emphasizes discovery, analysis, and investigation to deepen students’ understanding of the material and its applications. Students learn through guided exploration with the help of experienced instructors.

The Center further trains post-doctoral faculty and graduate students in inquiry-based teaching methods and conducts outreach and assessment efforts.

Workshops

AMIIBL – June 2022 Workshop

MIIBL – August 2022 Workshop

Past Workshops

AMIIBL WORKSHIP – 2021 – This workshop was held on zoom and attracted many instructors from nearby and afar.

AMIIBL WORKSHOP  – 2020

2019 IBL WORKSHOP

2018 IBL WORKSHOP 

NEWS

Past Workshops

AMIIBL WORKSHIP – 2021 – This workshop was held on zoom and attracted many instructors from nearby and afar.

AMIIBL WORKSHOP  – 2020

2019 IBL WORKSHOP

2018 IBL WORKSHOP 

NEWS

Winner of the 2022 Louise Hay Award:  Vilma Mesa
The AWM (Association for Women in mathematics) awarded the 2022 Louise Hay Award to Vilma Mesa, in part for her contribution to IBL instruction:Hay Award 2022 – Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)

AMS Article on Inquiry Based Learning by Hanna Bennett

Explorations in Analysis, Topology, and Dynamics: An Introduction to Abstract Mathematics   This book by Alejandro Uribe and Daniel Visscher provides an IBL approach to the theory of calculus.  It grew out of our MATH 176 – Explorations in Calculus  course.