Johnny Lott interview

Interviewee

Johnny LottFollow

Interviewer

David Brooks

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Description

OH 408-024: Lott, who came to U of M in 1974, discusses his educational background; the New Math movement; the development of the Math Department program; collegiality and personalities (especially Gloria Hewitt and Howard Reinhardt) in the Math Department; the development of the Math Ph.D. program; grants administered by Lott and other members of the Math Department, including the EMME Program, IMPACT Program, and SIMMS Project; the particular challenges of creating a mathematics curriculum for Montana; university administration; the relationship between math and technology; and how to define and develop mathematical literacy throughout the state’s population.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana, Johnny Lott

Original Date

7-27-2006

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 408-024

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (1:22:22 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (44 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

1:22:22 minutes

Local Filename

oh 408-24.mp3; OH408-024.pdf

Johnny Lott interview

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