Spring '08 Semester Timeline

DateTopic/DeadlinesDateTopic/Deadlines
1/22Intro to Course
Reading: Dunham Chap 1
3/18Second Project Due
Topic choice for Topic Paper due
The Rise of Projective Geometry(cont.)
Reading: Dunham Chap 9
1/24Who are the historians?
Primary vs. Secondary Sources
Using the Web
3/20The Rise of Projective Geometry(cont.)
1/29Squaring the Circle: A Case Study
Reading: Dunham Chap 2
3/25-27Spring Break - no class
1/31Research at Auraria Library
- by Librarian Diane Turner in Rm 245
4/1Biography Paper Due
The Rise of Projective Geometry(cont.)
2/5Squaring the Circle (cont.)
Reading: Dunham Chap 3
4/3The Rise of Projective Geometry(cont.)
Reading: Dunham Chap 10
2/7Squaring the Circle (cont.)4/8Student Presentations
2/12Selection of Biography mathematician due
Squaring the Circle (cont.)
Reading: Dunham Chap 4
4/10Topic Paper Outline due
Student Presentations
Reading: Dunham Chap 11
2/14Polynomial Equations: Another Case Study4/15Student Presentations
2/19Polynomial Equations (cont.)
Reading: Dunham Chap 5
4/17Dealing with the Infinite
Reading: Dunham Chap 12
2/21No Class4/22Dealing with the Infinite(cont.)
2/26First Project Due
Polynomial Equations (cont.)
4/24Third Project Due
Dealing with the Infinite(cont.)
2/28Polynomial Equations (cont.)
Reading: Dunham Chap 6
4/29First Draft of Topic Paper due
Dealing with the Infinite(cont.)
3/4Polynomial Equations (cont.)5/1...The Sequel
3/6Student Presentations
Reading: Dunham Chap 7
5/6...The Sequel (cont.)
3/11Student Presentations5/8Final Version of Topic Paper due
Final Student Presentations
3/13The Rise of Projective Geometry: Case Study
Reading: Dunham Chap 8
5/13 No Class
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