Aug 24, 2019  
2006-2007 Graduate Catalog 
    
2006-2007 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT 5110 - Math History For Teachers


This is a survey of the development of mathematical thought from ancient times to the present. The course considers the interplay between mathematics and political, social, and intellectual history. Assignments explore historical methods of solution, famous mathematical questions, the work of individual mathematicians, and the rise of various branches of mathematics. The importance of history in the math classroom and methods of incorporating math history in the school curriculum are discussed. A curriculum project is required.

Credits: 3



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