October 13, 2010: The Non-content Half of Mathematics

September 30th, 2010 by Dana Ernst

Title: The Non-content Half of Mathematics

Date: October 13, 2010

Speaker: Dr. John Donovan (Plymouth State University)

Abstract: The study of mathematics is about more than content.  The processes of doing mathematics, including problem-solving, reasoning, and communication, are essential goals at all levels of study.  In this seminar you will experience problem-based learning that achieves content and process objectives.  The problems will be accessible and challenging to all.

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