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# Finding Synergy Among Research, Teaching, and Service: An Example from Mathematics Education Research

## Abstract

Being a faculty member in higher education involves the balance and integration of various roles and demands. In this chapter I present my own story, as a mathematics education researcher in the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics focusing on linear algebra. Using my experience as an example, I describe how synergy among research, teaching, and service can impact career goals and institutional needs.

## Keywords

Research in undergraduate mathematics education RUME Linear algebra Research Teaching and service## Notes

### Acknowledgments

The research discussed in this chapter is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Collaborative Grant numbers DUE-1245673. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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