Teacher's Enrichment Workshop (May 2017 at IMSc)
A week-long workshop for mathematics teachers of Arts & Science colleges
Sponsored by the
Centre for Mathematics (NCM)
Co-sponsored and hosted by the
Mathematical Sciences (IMSc)
"Enriching Collegiate Education" series of workshops
Dates: Monday to Saturday, 22nd to 27th may
Venue: Chandrasekhar Hall, IMSc, Chennai
poster of the program
The broad goal of IMSc's Enriching
Collegiate Education series of workshops is to bring
research mathematicians and college teachers together in an
effort to enrich mathematics education in colleges. It is
noteworthy in this context that IMSc is primarily a research
institute. This particular workshop is
being held as
Enrichment Workshop, one of a series sponsored by the NCM.
This week-long workshop is aimed at mathematics teachers in Arts & Science colleges, to enable them to revisit
and update content
knowledge. The lectures will cover some particular topics (see below).
Discussion hours will offer
opportunities to get doubts cleared and work out exercises (both routine and advanced).
List of speakers and topics :
- S. Viswanath (IMSc): Algebra
- K. Srinivas (IMSc): Complex Analysis
- K. N. Raghavan
(IMSc): Discrete Mathematics
How to apply?:
To fill in the online application form (for participation), follow the links on
Last date to apply: 1st May 2017.
The workshop is free. A working lunch (and tea, coffee,
snacks) will be provided on all days of the workshop to
all participants free of cost. Certificates of participation
will be issued.
Accommodation and travel arrangements are left entirely to the
participants. The organizers do not have
the resources to even field enquiries of any kind about these. You are thus advised to desist
making any such enquiry by any mode of communication whatsoever
(phone / email / mail).
This particular workshop is
not especially suited or meant for teachers from places that are not
close to Chennai. Teachers interested in the TEW series of
workshops are advised to look out for a
workshop to be held close to their place of work (click here).
Teachers not in arts and science colleges (e.g., engineering colleges), or even those who are not teachers at all, may apply but preference in selection will be given to teachers from arts and science colleges.