MAT 517/ MAE 330: Technology in Math Education Spring 2014  
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MAT 517 / MAE 330 Technology in Math Education  Fall 2014 Syllabus 

Instructor: Moira Chas  3119 Math Tower Email: moira dot chas "at" stonybrook.edu Office hours:

Overview: We will discuss
how technology can be used in the teaching of mathematics. The goal of the course is to learn to use technology
Since technology changes really fast, our focus will be more on to "learn how to learn" as opposed to mastering particular technology. (For example, using the help button efficiently). The "mathematics" and "communication" parts of this course are crucial and will be part of the assessment . 
Prerequisite: MAE 301 and MAE 311 
Textbook: All materials will be posted in the course website. 
Required Equipment:

Grading
Under no circumstance you are allowed to browse in Internet trying to "fish" for solutions to the homework problems or fo the projects. Copying from a website or any other unquoted source will be consider academic dishonesty and reported to the Academic Judiciary. 
One cannot learn mathematics or the use of technology related to mathematics without doing mathematics and using that technology. You should expect to devote a minimum of five hours outside the classroom to this course. The load of homework to submit each week will not be constant so it is strongly advised to plan ahead. 
Software and web resources 

To use Latex, you will need to install the Tex/Latex system and an
editor. The editor we will use in class is Texmaker,
which works with both PC and Mac. Miktex is a Tex/Latex system for PC's, Here you will find a Tex/Latex distribution for Mac's. Latex tutorial Here you'll find an equation editor for latex and here is a drawing pad that "translates" a symbol to latex. 
Desmos is an
online calculator. 
Geogebra A tutorial for Geogebra 
TI84 Algebra Using the TI83 Plus / TI84 Plus Online Course by Texas Instruments Activities for students with the TI84 
Google sites,
docs 
If you are on campus, you can connect to the Virtual Sinc Site
using the link http://vss.stonybrook.edu/hdxweb/ 
We might use some of items listed below.

Possible Topics for the Project 


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