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Project Laboratory in Mathematics

Project Laboratory in Mathematics is a course designed to give students a sense of what it's like to do mathematical research. In teams, students explore puzzling and complex mathematical situations, search for regularities, and attempt to explain them mathematically. Students share their results through professional-style papers and presentations.This course site was created specifically for educators interested in offering students a taste of mathematical research. This site features extens...

Start Date: Feb 01, 2013
Cost: Free

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Project Laboratory in Mathematics is a course designed to give students a sense of what it's like to do mathematical research. In teams, students explore puzzling and complex mathematical situations, search for regularities, and attempt to explain them mathematically. Students share their results through professional-style papers and presentations.This course site was created specifically for educators interested in offering students a taste of mathematical research. This site features extensive description and commentary from the instructors about why the course was created and how it operates.

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  • Dates: Feb 01, 2013 to May 25, 2013
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Susan Ruff, Saul Glasman, Dr. Nat Stapleton, Prof. Haynes Miller
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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