Center for Quantitative Education

"Mathematics is the language in which God has written the Universe" &mdash Galileo

At the Q-Center, we believe in teaching mathematics as a language. Students need to learn the grammar and vocabulary of mathematics - the skills of solving particular equations and the like. Beyond that, they need to learn to use the language to interpret the world as they need to be successful in their chosen path. Finally, learning a different language should provide an insight into new ways of thinking, and students should gain a cultural understanding of how mathematics fits into the world.

Of course, since it is their learning that matters, we can't do it for them. We can only provide the situation and support that they need to develop their own understandings. However, as we are paid to teach them, we take responsibility for their learning by

The Q-Center was formally established in January 2006 with the initial charge to


Contact Information

Andrew Bennett, director
Department of Mathematics
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Office: CW 023
Phone: (785) 532-0562
Email: bennett@math.ksu.edu
Fax: (785) 532-0546