Preparing full gear for the upcoming years of producing effective results in the teaching of mathematics, the Mindanao University of Science and Technology through its Graduation School Foundation, Inc. and the Department of Mathematical Sciences has invited a renowned speaker to lecture on Mathematical Investigation at the University Audio-Visual Center on April 24, 2010.
Dr. Ian June Garces, coach of the Philippine Team for International Math Olympiad, is an associate professor of Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU). He finished his BS Mathematics, as cum laude, from Mindanao State University. His PhD degree is also in mathematics from ADMU. Concurrent to teaching is his being an in-house editor/consultant for math at Vibal Publishing House.
Specifically, the lecture is intended to help the participants do research that requires mathematical investigation. It is also envisioned to provide them with relevant strategies in teaching mathematics as well as tips on how to train contestants for math competitions.
The registration fee is pegged modestly at Php 400.00 per person to cover snacks, lunch and lecture handouts. For confirmation and inquiries, interested parties may contact Ismael Talili at (088) 856-1738, local 127 or 0916-8419382; or Dr. Alice G. Comahig, Math Chair at (088) 856-1738, local 144. (MUST)