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Refocusing and reMODELING College Algebra

Don Small, Erick Hofacker, Kathryn Ernie
June 1 - 5, 2009
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
River Falls, Wisconsin

Registration Fee: $350 per person ($500 for registrations received after 6 May 2009)

Primary funding provided by the Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation (DUE-0817071).

Description:
Over the past decade there has been a national movement to improve and refocus the content taught and the pedagogy used within a College Algebra course. Refocused courses ask students to solve contextually-based problems by creating and interpreting mathematical models. This workshop is designed to assist faculty in: a) teaching College Algebra from the modeling perspective, b) creating materials and problems which could be incorporated into a refocused course, c) exploring different forms of technology which motivate communication and representation.

Learn more about this workshop at the Refocusing and reMODELING College Algebra website.

Questions about PREP? Contact Olga Dixon at 202-319-8498 or odixon@maa.org.

 

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