Advanced Explorations with Technology in Mathematics Instruction
Modified May 16, 2012
Course: MATH 4700/6700 Advanced Explorations with Technology in Mathematics Instruction
Instructor: Ryan C. Smith
109A Aderhold Hall
Teaching Assistant: Leighton McIntyre
Office hours: By appointment.
Course Description (From UGa Bulletin): To appropriately select and use technology in mathematics instruction with an emphasis on the organization and design of materials for secondary mathematics courses.
Prerequisites for EMAT 4700/6700:
Textbook: None. Readings as posted . . .
The following software will be used:
1. Geometer's Sketchpad 4.07 or 5.0
2. Graphing Calculator 3.5 or 4.0
4. Microsoft Word
7. FTP tools if needed
• To use application software and technological tools to solve mathematical problems, engage in mathematical investigations, create mathematical demonstrations, and construct new ideas of mathematics for yourself.
• To analyze the affordances of software applications and its connections to the mathematics and how to take this into account when planning activities and lessons.
• To design mathematical activities and lessons that capitalize on the affordances of technology.
• To communicate mathematical ideas that arise from computer investigations using word processing and web technologies.
• To communicate mathematical ideas via the computer applications.
• To become familiar with recent issues in the literature regarding the use of technology in mathematics education.
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