Teacher's Enrichment Workshop (Nov 2016 at IMSc): Engineering Mathematics
week-long workshop for mathematics teachers of engineering colleges
Sponsored by the National Centre for Mathematics (NCM)
Co-sponsored and hosted by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) under its "Enriching Collegiate Education" series of workshops

Dates: Monday to Saturday, 21st to 26th November 2016             Venue: Chandrasekhar Hall, IMSc, Chennai         How to reach IMSc?         poster of the event

The context: 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 a Teacher's Enrichment Workshop, one of a series sponsored by the NCM.

This week-long workshop was aimed at mathematics teachers at engineering colleges, to enable them to revisit and update content knowledge. The lectures covered some particular topics (see below). Discussion hours offered opportunities to get doubts cleared and work out exercises (both routine and advanced).

List of speakers and topics :

Click for Videos of selected lectures and photographs of the event.

The number of registered participants in the program was 63.

The workshop was free. A working lunch (and tea, coffee, snacks) was provided on all days of the workshop to all participants free of cost. Certificates of participation were issued.

Accommodation and travel arrangements were left entirely to the participants. The organizers did not even want to field enquiries of any kind about these.
The applicants were advised to desist absolutely from making any such enquiry by any mode of communication whatsoever (phone / email / mail).