About The Instructor
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Session, Dates: 5 (05/13/2013 - 05/31/2013)
Location: Moon Campus
Seats Available: APPT
This course is recommended for secondary certified teachers hoping to gain a deeper understanding of content and pedagogical techniques in trigonometry and calculus. The National Council of Teachers of Mathmatics Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and the Pennsylvania State Standards for Mathematics are a major focus. The topics covered include triangle trigonometry and applications, unit circle trigonometry and applications, useful trigonometric identities, the derivative and applications, the integral and applications, sequences and series, non-rectangular cooridnate systems and parametric equations. The graphing calculator (TI83) and other technology will be used throughout the course to foster discovery and to gain insights inot the fundamental concepts.
Allen R. Lias, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
John Jay 314