2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description


Summer quarter

Faculty: Neal Nelson computer science, mathematics

Fields of Study: education and mathematics

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40057 (4) First Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


This class is an introduction to both Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry suitable for teachers or others interested in gaining a deeper understanding of mathematics, mathematical proof, and the historical and conceptual evolution of geometrical ideas. The course will concentrate on problem solving and the development of mathematical skills, particularly proofs, with the goal of understanding the major conceptual developments in the history of geometry. Class activities will be primarily reading, problem solving, and discussion with lectures as needed.

Maximum Enrollment: 16

Advertised Schedule: 9:30a-12:30p Tue/Thu (Jun. 21 - Aug. 4)

Schedule Details: Note that the course will meet first session through the second week of second session.  Any schedule conflicts should be discussed with the instructor.

Preparatory for studies or careers in: geometry, mathematics education

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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