Wednesday, March 28, 2012

SBU Professor of Mathematics Presents at International Conference

Southwest Baptist University News Release
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BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University Professor of Mathematics and Department Chair Dr. Kevin Hopkins recently presented at the 24th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics in Orlando, Fla. The title of his presentation was “Calculus Animations with Geogebra.”

“Geogebra” is free, web-based software that does dynamic geometry and graphing. The dynamic feature of the software allows for animations that can illustrate a variety of topics in calculus. The presentation showed some of the animations Dr. Hopkins has used in calculus and featured instructions on how to create such animations.

During the two-day conference Dr. Hopkins attended two focus groups, where Pearson Publishing was seeking feedback on Pre-Calculus and Calculus book projects, as well as thirteen other sessions.


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