The use of technology is integrated throughout the mathematics curriculum via graphing calculators, computer algebra systems, and statistical tools. Software currently in use includes:
Geometer's Sketchpad This award-winning mathematics software gives students a tangible, visual way to learn mathematics that increases their engagement, understanding and achievement.
Microsoft Excel The most popular applied spreadsheet and database platform in the world, Microsoft Excel features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called "Visual Basic for Applications."
Minitab Minitab is a more in-depth data analysis application than the more generic Microsoft Excel. When it comes to understanding more complex statistical concepts, Minitab is generally considered more reliable and accurate than Excel.
Derive 6 This is computer algebra software that is designed to calculate a wide variety of mathematical operations. It is a powerful system for performing both symbolic and numeric mathematics.
For more information, contact the Department of Mathematics.