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During the event, Dr. Karen Keene, one of Principal Investigators on the MINDSET project, will answer questions about collaboration between educators, engineers and mathematicians in building a new curriculum centered on decision science.
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What would you add? The event challenge
If you were to design a decision science course, what would you add to this syllabus? Suggest brilliant interactives, movies, articles and other media that would go with existing chapters, or new topics.
Deterministic Decision Making
1. Multi-Criteria Decision Making
Linear Programming - Maximization
3. Sensitivity Analysis
4. Linear Programming - Minimization
5. Integer Programming
7. Location Problems
8. Shortest Path
9. Critical Path Method
11. Introduction to Basic Probability
12. False Positive/False Negatives
13. Binomial and Geometric Distributions
14. Poisson Distribution
15. Normal Distribution
16. Quality Control
17. Queuing Theory
19. Markov Chains
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Wednesday, February 8th 2012 we will meet online at 6:00pm Pacific, 9:00pm Eastern time.
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ools (MINDSET) is a collaboration between educators, engineers and mathematicians at three universities to create, implement, and evaluate a new mathematics curriculum and textbook.
MINDSET project personnel are excited to collaborate with high school teachers across the country. Participating MINDSET teachers can...
Receive professional training
Access all course modules and supporting materials online
Search and contribute to a customized knowledge-base
Discuss course topics in online community forums
Get help through in-person and online technical assistance
This support infrastructure will be continuously evaluated and improved with your critical feedback, with a goal of making it sustainable and sufficiently flexible to be reproduced and utilized by others. Workshops for teachers provide a part of this feedback.
Dr. Karen Keene
is Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education at North Carolina State University . One of her research areas is the teaching and learning of differential equations at the university level. She also studies secondary mathematics pre-service teachers, looking at preservice teachers' mathematical knowledge and its relationship to good teaching. Dr. Keene has collaborated with faculty at Michigan State University that are seeking to understand and define mathematical knowledge necessary for teaching algebra (KAT) as well as designing and facilitating professional development for middle school and high school teachers for the PROM/SE (Promoting Rigorous Outcomes in Mathematics and Science Education) project. She is an author of Contemporary Calculus, a reform textbook written in the 1990s at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics and authored the instructor's guide for the text Contemporary Precalculus with Applications. Dr. Keene taught high school in regular and specialized schools for 15 years and has extensive experience in professional development for high school teachers. She received her PhD from Purdue University in 2006.
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