Spring 2004 - Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island

**Instructor:** Prof. O. Merino, Tyler 220, (401) 874 4442,
merino@math.uri.edu

**Units:** 1 or 2 credits.

**Prerequisites:** Permission of instructor

**Meets:** Tyler 101 lab. Time and day to be announced.

**Evaluation:** 70% homework, 20% final project, 10% attendance.

** About the course **
This course is about written and electronic methods of
communicating mathematics with emphasis on technology.
The course is intended primarily for graduate students
of the department of Mathematics of URI. Advanced
undergraduate students of mathematics or math-ed,
and graduate students of other areas may take the
course with permission of the instructor.

** Topics **
Techniques of written and electronic communication
or mathematics, TeX and LaTeX, hypertext, internet,
computer algebra systems,

** Objectives ** At the end of the semester, you should be able to

** Evaluation **
The course may be registered as a 1 or 2 credit course.
Students who opt for the 1 credit option are expected
to fulfill either objectives 1 and 2, or objective 3.
Students who choose
the 2 credit option are expected to fulfill all 3 objectives.
The final grade is computed as follows:
Assignments (70%), Final Project (20%),
and attendance (10%).