Tracking Proof Skills Through the Curriculum 
Title 
Description 
People involved 
Scheduled dates for work 
Status (2015.01.22) 
Documents 
Proof.1 
Develop a concept test to assess proof skills appropriate for 300 and 400level courses. 
SM, BM 
Summer and Winter Terms 20122013 
A first draft of the test with openended questions, including faculty input and revisions, has been developed (version 1.0). 

Proof.2 
Administer the basic proof diagnostic developed for MATH 220 in MATH 320 and analyze the results to assess (a) retention of skills and (b) compare incoming skills of Math 220 students vs. nonMath 220 students (honours stream). 
SM 
Sept 2012 
The test was administered and analysis complete. (a) Retention of skills from Math 220 to Math 320 was excellent. (b) students who took Math 220 performed better on the diagnostic than those who did not. 

Proof.3 
Administer the proof concept test in Math 342, to pilot the questions as well as collect a bank of student responses for conversion to easyscore form. 
SM, BM 
Jan 2014 
Complete. Responses were reviewed and results summarized. Further responses are needed for many of the problems. 

Proof.4 
Include one of the PCT problems on the M342 final exam, to supplement the bank of student responses for conversion to easyscore form. 
SM, BM 
Apr 2014 
Complete. Responses were reviewed and results summarized. 

Proof.5 
Administer a subset of PCT problems in a 2stage review format (individual+group responses), to supplement the bank of student responses for conversion to easyscore form. 
SM, BM, BW 
Jan 2015 
2stage review was run on Jan 8, responses have been analyzed. 

Proof.6 
Create a fully multiplechoice (or other easily scored) version of the PCT from the bank of student responses and interviews collected. 
SM, BM 
Jan 2015 Feb 2016 
Complete 