Strategies and Techniques for Creative Problem Solving in Math and Science

Rahman Tashakkori
Day/Time Taught: 
MWF 9:00-9:50 am
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Students will work in small groups to solve a wide variety of problems from math and science. They will use and modify as needed a step-by- step approach to problem solving, starting with information gathering and ending with putting together a solution for formal presentation, both orally and in writing. A wide variety of problem solving strategies will be introduced. Students will need to think creatively and critically. They will need to communicate with their team members and be able to resolve conflicts when they arise. When difficulties are encountered in finding a solution, students will learn to rethink their assumptions and try alternative approaches.

NOTE: Enrollment in this class is limited to students participating in the STEM program

Contact FYS

The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Dr. Martha McCaughey

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