Montana State University

Lecture on math courses for teachers set April 28

April 16, 2010 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture on specialized graduate-level mathematics courses for practicing teachers will be given Wednesday, April 28, at Montana State University.

Ira Papick, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will speak at 4:10 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater in the Strand Union Building. His lecture, titled "Developing a Graduate Credit Algebra Course for Teachers: Building a Conceptual Understanding of Polynomial Algebra in the Secondary Curriculum," is part of MSU's Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the dean of the College of Letters and Science, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer, and the ASMSU Procrastinator Theater.

For more information, contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences at 994-3601.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or evelynb@montana.edu