# MATH 3050 2008-2009

### From MathWiki

## Introduction to Geometries

The course meets Wednesday evening 6-9 in the MathStat Lab Ross S525. This setting is important to support our group work and explorations.

I will be experimenting with Moodle as an option to this Wiki for the course. Until it is clear the Moodle Site is going to work well, I will use both.

### Course Materials

The course outline is available on the web at http://www.math.yorku.ca/~whiteley/3050_08.htm

Here is due at the second class.

gives some background for Assignment 1.

The tutorials will run Wednesday 5-6 in our regular classroom (Ross S525). The first tutorial will be shorter - 5:30-6 on Wednesday September 10.

Assignment 2 is now available - due September 24. I encourage you to go the the Moodle site, and download it

Let me know if you are having trouble accessing the moodle site.

### Other Links

Here are links to two of my recent talks on Geometry and Mathematics Education. These will tell you a bit more about my approach to the teaching and learning of mathematics in general, and geometry in particular.

A public lecture at the Royal Canadian Institute on Mathematics with Eye and Hand. This is on-line as a flash document

http://media.yorku.ca/flash/RCI/Lecture304/index.html

or as a webcast

http://www.yorku.ca/rci/Site/Fall%2007.html

A lecture at the First Canadian Computer Algebra and Dynamic Geometry Systems in Mathematics Education (CCADGME) Math with Eye and Hand: GSP, Manipulatives, and Post-Secondary Math

http://ccadgme.blogspot.com/