Student design and implement research projects on interdisciplinary education and student life with reference to their IAS education.
Fall, 2003: We'll be covering mathematics in the media. We'll look at how mathematics comes up, is used, and abused in the media including newspapers, movies, television.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
This course uses a lot of in-class group work to discover and investigate mathematical concepts.
There are no mathematics prerequisits for this course just a willingness to think about problems and see mathematics in new lights.
Class assignments and grading