Lewinter, M., & Widulski, W. (2002). The saga of mathematics: A brief history. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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Lewinter, M., & Widulski, W. (2002). The saga of mathematics: A brief history. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
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Assignment: Mathematical Happenings
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Resources: The Saga of Mathematics and the Internet
Choose a historical period that is of interest to you. It can be any time from ancient Egypt to the 11th century.
Select two important mathematical events that occurred in your chosen period, and complete one of the following assignment options.
Option 1: Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper explaining the events you selected.

  • Include the people involved in the events.
  • Explainthe importance of the events or discoveries through the viewpoints of the people involved.

Cite at least two secondary sources other than the course textbook.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
Option 2: Collage or Infographic
Create a collage or an infographic illustrating the events you selected.
Include visual explanations of important mathematical achievements and the involved people.
An example of an infographic can be found by searching online for terms such as “creating an infographic.”
Include presenter’s notes.
Provide APA-formatted references for any sources you use.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
Option 3: Presentation
Create a 10- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation explaining the importance of the events or discoveries you selected through the viewpoints of the people involved.  Input details on notes pages as if you were speaking. No notes will result in a content deduction.
Include presenter’s notes.
Format any citations in your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
 
Class member selected below topic already
 
I would like to do my research on Marin Mersenne
I would like to choose Thales for my week 2 paper
I have chosen the 19th Century gentlemen named Joseph Fourier asmy mathematician
I have chosen John Wallis as my mathematician.
I have chosen Leonardo of Pisa as my mathematician.
 
Above topic classmember already selected.
 
 
 
 
Select a Mathematician
 
Resources: Ch. 6–12 of The Saga of Mathematics and the Internet
Select one mathematician from the Middles Ages to the 19th Century to research in Week Two.

  •    Einstein is 20th century, can’t be used
  •    Avoid the famous ones (e.g., Newton). Pick someone related to your profession!

Submit your chosen mathematician HERE IN THIS THREAD to your facilitator to avoid excessive duplication with other classmates
 
 
 
 
Week 2 Assignment: Biography of a Mathematician
 
Resources: The Saga of Mathematics and the Internet
Research the mathematician from the Middles Ages to the 19th century you chose in Week One.
Complete one of the three assignment options. Choose a different assignment type than you selected for your Mathematical Happenings assignment.
Include the following information about the mathematician you chose for whichever assignment option you select:

  • Place of birth
  • Brief overview of family life and upbringing
  • Education
  • Countries in which he or she lived and worked
  • Specific examples of his or her contributions, not limited to mathematics
  • Most important work and results: What do you most remember the person for?
  • Place and cause of death, if known

Option 1: Paper
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word informative biography for your selected mathematician. The biography should not be a summary of the class discussions.
Cite at least two secondary sources other than the course textbook.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
Option 2: Collage or Infographic
Create a collage or an infographic illustrating the biography for your selected mathematician.
Include presenter’s notes.
An example of an infographic can be found on the Mike Worth Art website (http://www.mikewirthart.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/howlawsmadeWIRTH2.jpg).
Provide APA-formatted references for any sources you use.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
Option 3: Presentation
Create a 15- to 30-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation of a biography for your selected mathematician.

  • For Local Campus students, these are 15- to 20-minute oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.
  • For Online and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint®presentations with presenter’s notes.

Format any citations in your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CRITERIA Math Happenings Infographic, WK 1 NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Minimum Points SATISFACTORY Medium Points EXCEPTIONAL Maximum Points CONTENT (18 points, or 90%)  Choose a historical period that is of interest to you. It can be any time from ancient Egypt to the 11th century.  Select two important mathematical events (not people) that occurred in your chosen period, and complete one of the following assignment options.  Create a collage or infographic explaining events  Include the people involved in the events, but they are not the focus.  Explain the importance of the events or discoveries through the viewpoints of the people involved.  Presenter notes provided.  Infographic should be equivalent to a paper with a 700- 1,050 words of content, though likely much less words  Attribute sources with on notes page or in graphic. Use quotation marks when using source words 100%.  Required files: content file (.PDF ok), a CWE Plagiarism check report No plagiarism present The writer does not demonstrate cursory understanding of subject matter, and the purpose of the poster is not stated. The objective, therefore, is not addressed and supporting materials are not correctly referenced. No presenter’s notes. Plagiarism or major citation issues. Less than 12.6 points The writer demonstrates limited understanding of the subject matter in that theories are not well connected to a practical experience or appropriate examples, though the attempt to research the topic is evident, and materials are correctly referenced. Presenter’s notes present. Citation issues, minor. No plagiarism present. 12 .6 – 16.1 points The writer demonstrates an understanding of the subject matter by clearly stating the objective of the poster and links theories to practical experience. The poster includes relevant material that is correctly referenced, and this material fulfills the objective of this assignment. Presenter’s notes well integrated No plagiarism present, no missing citations. 16.2 + points Comments on Content Length xx Research Scope ORGANIZATION (5% or 1 Point)  The poster has a structure that is clear, logical, and easy to follow.  Poster develops a central theme or idea, directed toward the appropriate audience  Introduction area provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.  Conclusion logical, flows from the body of the poster, and reviews the major points.  Transitions between sections aid in maintaining the flow of thought.  Tone appropriate to content and assignment. Sections do not focus around a central point, and concepts are disjointedly introduced or poorly defended (i.e., stream of consciousness). The writer struggles with limited vocabulary and has difficulty conveying meaning such that only the broadest, most general messages are presented. Less than 0.7 points Topics/content could be organized in a more logical manner. Transitions from one idea to the next are often disconnected and uneven. Some words, transitional phrases, and conjunctions are overused. Ideas may be overstated, and sentences with limited contribution to the subject are included. 0.7 – 0.9 points The writer focuses on ideas & concepts within sections & sentences (or phrases) are connected and meaningful. Each topic logically follows the objective. The introduction clearly states the objective or an idea leading to the purpose of the poster, and a conclusion section draws the ideas together. The reading audience is correctly identified, demonstrated by appropriate language usage. Writing is concise, in active voice, and avoids awkward transitions and overuse of conjunctions 0.9+ points Comments on Organization xx Assistance on Content and Organization For additional assistance with elements on content, please navigate to the Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials and Guides section to review these documents:  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/688/01/ – Understanding Writing Assignments  Sample Outline  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/689/01/ – Reverse outlining  Automated Tool for Developing your Thesis Statement  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/606/01/ – Developing paragraphs CRITERIA Math Happenings Infographic, WK 1 NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Minimum Points SATISFACTORY Medium Points EXCEPTIONAL Maximum Points SPELLING, GRAMMAR, FORMAT, & PUNCTUATION (5% or 1 Point)  Poster is developed with sufficient graphical and visual interest  Title information is present: includes poster title, student name, course, due date, and faculty name.  Intellectual property recognized with in-text citations and references, with little emphasis on correct formatting. The writer demonstrates limited understanding of formal written language use; writing is colloquial (i.e., conforms to spoken language). Grammar and punctuation are consistently incorrect. Spelling errors are numerous. The poster’s citations & references do not conform to APA guidelines. Less than 0.7 points Writer occasionally uses awkward sentence construction or overuses and/or inappropriately uses complex sentence structure. Problems with word usage (e.g., evidence of incorrect use of Thesaurus) & punctuation persist, often causing difficulties w/ grammar. The poster’s citations & references do not conform completely to APA guidelines 0.7 – 0.9 points The writer demonstrates correct usage of appropriate English language in sentence construction. Variation in sentence structure and word usage promotes readability. There are no spelling, punctuation, or word usage errors. The poster’s citations & references are correctly formatted to APA incremental style guidelines 0.9 + points Comments on Spelling, Grammar, Format, & Punctuation xx Assistance on Spelling, Grammar, Format, & Punctuation For additional assistance with elements of formatting, style and grammar – please navigate to the Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials and Guides section to review these documents:  Microsoft® Tips and Tools – Formatting Tables and Figures  Riverpoint Writer – Grammar Guide section on Plagiarism  Reference and Citation Examples – Citation Generator  Information on Plagiarism – Microsoft® Word Formatting Tutorial – Title Page Template Total Points (Possible: 20) xx
CRITERIA Mathematics Happenings Presentation, WK 1 NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Minimum Points SATISFACTORY Medium Points EXCEPTIONAL Maximum Points CONTENT (90% or 18 points)  Choose a historical period that is of interest to you. It can be any time from ancient Egypt to the 11th century.  Select two important mathematical events that occurred in your chosen period, and complete one of the following assignment options  Cite at least two secondary sources other than the course textbook  Create a 10- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation explaining the importance of the events or discoveries you selected through the viewpoints of the people involved, with presenter’s notes. Input details on notes pages as if you were speaking. No notes will result in a content deduction.  Attribute your sources with in-text citations AND references in the notes page for each slide. Use quotation marks when using the source words 100%.  No evidence of plagiarism The writer does not demonstrate cursory understanding of subject matter, and the purpose of the presentation is not stated. The objective, therefore, is not addressed and supporting materials are not correctly referenced. Citation or plagiarism issues present. No speaker’s notes. Less than 12.6 points The writer demonstrates limited understanding of the subject matter in that theories are not well connected to a practical experience or appropriate examples, though the attempt to research the topic is evident, and materials are correctly referenced. A few missing citations; no plagiarism. Speaker’s note present. 12.6 – 16.1 points The writer demonstrates an understanding of the subject matter by clearly stating the objective of the Presentation links theories to practical experience. The presentation includes relevant material that is correctly referenced, and this material fulfills the objective of the presentation. No issues with plagiarism or citation. Speaker’s note provide cohesive experience. 16.2+ points Comments on Content Length: Research: Content: ORGANIZATION ( 5% or 1)  Presentation has structure that is clear, logical, and easy to follow.  Presentation develops a central theme or idea, directed toward the appropriate audience  Introductory slide(s) provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.  Conclusion slide(s) are logical, flows from the body of presentation, and reviews the major points.  Transitions between slides and sections aid in maintaining the flow of thought.  Tone appropriate to content and assignment. Pages do not focus around a central point, and concepts are disjointedly introduced or poorly defended (i.e., stream of consciousness). The writer struggles with limited vocabulary and has difficulty conveying meaning such that only the broadest, most general messages are presented. Less than 0.7 points Topics/content could be organized in a more logical manner. Transitions from one idea to the next are often disconnected and uneven. Some words, transitional phrases, and conjunctions are overused. Ideas may be overstated, and sentences with limited contribution to the subject are included. 0.7 – 0.9 points Writers focused on ideas & concepts within pages, & phrases are wellconnected and meaningful. Each topic logically follows the objective. The introductory slides clearly stated the objective or ideas leading to the presentation purpose; a conclusion draws ideas together. Writing is concise, in active voice. Good flow from slide to slide. 0.9+ points Comments on Organization Assistance on Content and Organization For additional assistance with elements on content, please navigate to the Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials and Guides section to review these documents:  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/688/01/ – Understanding Writing Assignments  Sample Outline  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/689/01/ – Reverse outlining  Automated Tool for Developing your Thesis Statement  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/606/01/ – Developing paragraphs CRITERIA Mathematics Happenings Presentation, WK 1 NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Minimum Points SATISFACTORY Medium Points EXCEPTIONAL Maximum Points SPELLING, GRAMMAR, FORMAT, & PUNCTUATION (5% or 1 Point)  Good use of white space, background, phrases, not full sentences. Appropriate grammar & spelling.  Title page includes presentation title, student names, course, due date, and faculty name.  Intellectual property recognized with in-text citations and a reference page, with little emphasis on correct formatting. The writer demonstrates limited understanding of appropriate presentation language use; writing is colloquial (i.e., conforms to spoken language). Grammar and punctuation are consistently incorrect. Spelling errors are numerous. The citations do not conform to APA incremental style guidelines. Less than 0.7 points Writer occasionally uses awkward sentence construction or overuses and/or inappropriately uses complex sentence structure. Problems with word usage (e.g., evidence of incorrect use of Thesaurus) & punctuation persist, often causing difficulties w/ grammar. Citations & references do not conform completely to APA incremental style guidelines according to the APA Manual 0.7 – 0.9 points The writer demonstrates correct usage of English language in sentence construction. Variation in sentence/phrase structure and word usage promotes readability, with no spelling, punctuation, or word usage errors. The citations and references are correctly formatted to APA incremental style guidelines. Good use of white space & flow across slides. 0.9+ points Comments on Spelling, Grammar, Format, & Punctuation Assistance on Spelling, Grammar, Format, & Punctuation For additional assistance with elements of formatting, style and grammar – please navigate to the Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials and Guides section to review these documents:  Microsoft® Tips and Tools – Formatting Tables and Figures  Riverpoint Writer – Grammar Guide section on Plagiarism  Reference and Citation Examples – Citation Generator  Information on Plagiarism – Microsoft® Word Formatting Tutorial – Title Page Template Total Points (Possible: 20)
CRITERIA Math Happenings Paper, WK 1 NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Minimum Points SATISFACTORY Medium Points EXCEPTIONAL Maximum Points CONTENT (18 points, or 90%)  Select a time in history (from ancient Egypt to the 11th century).  Select two mathematical events (not people) in chosen period & write 700- to 1,050-word paper explaining events  Include the people involved in the events.  Explain the importance of the events or discoveries through the viewpoints of the people involved.  Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines, in particular, be certain to attribute your sources with in-text citations AND references. Use quotation marks when using the source words 100%. No plagiarism present The writer does not demonstrate cursory understanding of subject matter, and the purpose of the paper is not stated. The objective, therefore, is not addressed and supporting materials are not correctly referenced. Plagiarism or major citation issues. Less than 12.6 points The writer demonstrates limited understanding of the subject matter in that theories are not well connected to a practical experience or appropriate examples, though the attempt to research the topic is evident, and materials are correctly referenced. Citation issues, minor. No plagiarism present. 12 .6 – 16.1 points The writer demonstrates an understanding of the subject matter by clearly stating the objective of the paper and links theories to practical experience. The paper includes relevant material that is correctly referenced, and this material fulfills the objective of the paper. No plagiarism present, no missing citations. 16.2 + points Comments on Content Length xx Research Scope ORGANIZATION (5% or 1 Point)  The paper has a structure that is clear, logical, and easy to follow.  Paper develops a central theme or idea, directed toward the appropriate audience  Introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.  Conclusion logical, flows from the body of the paper, and reviews the major points.  Transitions between sentences, paragraphs, and sections aid in maintaining the flow of thought.  Tone appropriate to content and assignment. Paragraphs do not focus around a central point, and concepts are disjointedly introduced or poorly defended (i.e., stream of consciousness). The writer struggles with limited vocabulary and has difficulty conveying meaning such that only the broadest, most general messages are presented. Less than 0.7 points Topics/content could be organized in a more logical manner. Transitions from one idea to the next are often disconnected and uneven. Some words, transitional phrases, and conjunctions are overused. Ideas may be overstated, and sentences with limited contribution to the subject are included. 0.7 – 0.9 points The writer focuses on ideas & concepts within paragraphs, & sentences are wellconnected and meaningful. Each topic logically follows the objective. The introduction clearly states the objective or an idea leading to the purpose of the paper, and a conclusion draws the ideas together. The reading audience is correctly identified, demonstrated by appropriate language usage (i.e., avoiding jargon and simplifying complex concepts appropriately). Writing is concise, in active voice, and avoids awkward transitions and overuse of conjunctions. 0.9+ points Comments on Organization xx Assistance on Content and Organization For additional assistance with elements on content, please navigate to the Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials and Guides section to review these documents:  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/688/01/ – Understanding Writing Assignments  Sample Outline  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/689/01/ – Reverse outlining  Automated Tool for Developing your Thesis Statement  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/606/01/ – Developing paragraphs CRITERIA Math Happenings Paper, WK 1 NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Minimum Points SATISFACTORY Medium Points EXCEPTIONAL Maximum Points SPELLING, GRAMMAR, FORMAT, & PUNCTUATION (5% or 1 Point)  Paper is double-spaced  12-point font size  1” margins (top, bottom, right, left)  Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier font  Title page includes paper title, student name, course, due date, and faculty name.  Intellectual property recognized with in-text citations and a reference page. May contain formatting errors  Sources cited within the text will appear on the reference page. Reference page will begin at the top of a new page after the body of the paper. May contain formatting errors. The writer demonstrates limited understanding of formal written language use; writing is colloquial (i.e., conforms to spoken language). Grammar and punctuation are consistently incorrect. Spelling errors are numerous. The paper does not conform to APA incremental style guidelines. Less than 0.7 points Writer occasionally uses awkward sentence construction or overuses and/or inappropriately uses complex sentence structure. Problems with word usage (e.g., evidence of incorrect use of Thesaurus) & punctuation persist, often causing difficulties w/ grammar. The paper does not conform completely to APA incremental style guidelines (e.g., margins, font, headings, headers, citations, references, according to the APA Manual). 0.7 – 0.9 points The writer demonstrates correct usage of formal English language in sentence construction. Variation in sentence structure and word usage promotes readability. There are no spelling, punctuation, or word usage errors. The paper is correctly formatted to APA incremental style guidelines (e.g., margins, font, headings, headers, citations, references, according to the APA Manual). 0.9 + points Comments on Spelling, Grammar, Format, & Punctuation xx Assistance on Spelling, Grammar, Format, & Punctuation For additional assistance with elements of formatting, style and grammar – please navigate to the Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials and Guides section to review these documents:  Microsoft® Tips and Tools  Formatting Tables and Figures  Riverpoint Writer  Grammar Guide section on Plagiarism  Reference and Citation Examples  Citation Generator  Information on Plagiarism  Microsoft® Word Formatting Tutorial  Title Page Template Total Points (Possible: 20) xx

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