Faculty: This Model Course site uses an organizational structure to help faculty meet the recommended best practices for online, hybrid or web-enhanced pedagogy. It contains a number of resources specific to this course, as well as examples of how to use the OpenLab for communication, discussion, assignments, and more. If you’d like to use this site in your own course, take a look at the online module Getting started on the OpenLab with Math Model Courses.

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