Teaching Seminar  

Fall 2014

All talks are from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Seminar Room, unless otherwise specified.

  • Dec 08
    How to set up course webpages using Google Sites Will Traves Time: 12:00 PM

  • Dec 01
    How can we support each other? Academic Center USNA Time: 12:00 PM

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    Today's Teaching Seminar will be a discussion with colleagues from the Academic Center. The purpose of the seminar is to increase communication between the academic center and the math department. We will discuss topics such as the following: 1. What services are offered to math students? 2. When do you meet with students? 3. How many students do you see? 4. What do you do in extra help classes? 5. What kind of support would you like from the math department? 6. Have you made any observations about the different textbooks we are trying out this semester?
  • Nov 17
    A demonstration of GeoGebra Noble Hetherington USNA Time: 12:00 PM

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    GeoGebra is a software program for graphing, algebra, calculus, and other applications that is easier to use than Mathematica.
  • Nov 10
    When Good Teaching Leads to Bad Results (after Alan Schoenfeld) Amy Ksir USNA Time: 12:00 PM

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    A discussion of a classic article: Alan Schoenfeld's "When Good Teaching Leads to Bad Results: The Disasters of 'Well-Taught' Mathematics Courses" from 1988.
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