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IU East to offer Graduate Certificate in Mathematics online

IU East to offer Graduate Certificate in Mathematics online

Indiana University East has received final approval for a new online Graduate Certificate in Mathematics program from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. The certificate program will begin fall 2014.

“The Graduate Certificate is an exciting new program for Indiana University East,” said Markus Pomper, chair of the Department of Mathematics. “It allows students who have a graduate degree in education or some other discipline to earn sufficient graduate credits in mathematics to meet the qualifications for teaching at the community college level.”

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IU East offers sixth graduate program: M.A.T. provides secondary, college instructors with master degree option

IU East offers sixth graduate program: M.A.T. provides secondary, college instructors with master degree option

Indiana University East has received final approval for a new graduate degree program, a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics (M.A.T.), from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applications for the program are now being accepted for admission to the summer or fall 2014 semesters.

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Chair of Mathematics Department participates on online education panel discussionMarkusPomper1
Markus Pomper, chair of the Department of Mathematics, was invited to be a panelist at a podium discussion at the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The meeting was held on October 26 in Evansville, Ind. The panelists explored topics ranging from the challenges to teaching online classes in Mathematics, overcoming student problems, and instructional techniques.

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IU East to host Indiana Mathematics Association of America Conference

IU East to host Indiana Mathematics Association of America Conference

Indiana University East will host the Spring Conference of the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America March 22-23.

Invited speakers include Ivars Peterson, MAA director of Publications and Communication, presenting “The Jungles of Randomness;” and Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton and MAA Project NExT Director, who will present “Sequences of Polygons.”

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Mathematician’s research is known worldwide

Mathematician’s research is known worldwide

There is always work for Mort Seddighin. A student calls to ask about a textbook for an online class. On his desk, there are dozens of papers laying nearby.

He picks up a bundle of stapled papers between his pointer finger and thumb to show that even though classes have just started for the semester, he has work to do.  “I have this stack of papers to referee for journals,” Seddighin said.

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