UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

MTHE5322 - Problems Using Geometry

MTHE 5322 Problems Using Geometry (3 semester hours) Analysis of the relationship of "school geometry" to "college geometry," solving non-routine problems involving these concepts, and adapting them for classroom use. Topics include the van Hiele levels of reasoning, geometric transformations, the role of conjecture and proof, applications of geometry, and the role of technology in learning geometry. No credit allowed to mathematical sciences majors except those in M.A.T. program. Prerequisite: A junior-level mathematics course. (3-0) T