TRansforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (TRIUMPHS)

The TRIUMPHS project creates materials for use in the undergraduate mathematics classroom which teaches content based around original mathematical sources such as the writings of Poincaré, Euclid, Lobachevsky, Hausdorff, and many others. These materials are freely available and downloadable for use in the clasroom. The goal of the project is to write, develop, disseminate, and test these curricular materials.

The current grant builds off of the work of two previous grants. Primary Source Projects from the parent grant can be found here
while PSPs from the grandparent grant can be found here.

TRIUMPHS Site Testing

Are you interested in trying a primary source project in your classroom? Would you like to make money doing so? Then consider becoming an official TRIUMPHS site-tester!

Application deadlines for each academic term are as follows:

  • Spring semesters/quarters (and winter quarters): October 15 of the previous fall
  • Fall semesters/quarters: June 15 of the previous summer
For more information about site testing for TRIUMPHS, contact Janet Barnett

Missed the deadline for Spring 2019? We are always delighted to have instructors use a TRIUMPHS Primary Source Projects (PSPs) in their courses!

Information on all available PSPs - and the PSPs themselves - is located under the tab entitled "Our student projects." Once you decide to use one (or more!) of these PSPs, either now or in the future, please let us know - we'd love to hear from you and learn from your experience!


NSF This material is based upon work supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grants No. 1523494, 1523561, 1523747, 1523753, 1523898, 1524065, and 1524098. Disclaimer: Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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