Sultan Qaboos University

Learning Technologies and Mathematics Middle East Conference
Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, 31 March - 2 April, 2007



Sponsors



Institute for Mathematics and Education, University of Arizona

Newly established with support from the University, the College of Science, the College of Education, and the Udall Center for Public Policy, the Institute aims to provide a home for disciplined collaborative work between mathematicians, educators, and teachers. The Institute envisions to work with universities worldwide to promote educational reform. As emphasized in the recent ICM conference:

"Mathematics can act as a vehicle for 'peace and development, ... as a multicultural bridge ... that can be used to create peace in the world and help towns to develop'".


Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Sultan Qaboos University

One of the most active departments of mathematics in the Gulf region, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics (DOMAS) at Sultan Qaboos University is leading the way in introducing technology into the classroom and redefining future direction for mathematics teaching. DOMAS sponsored in 2004, the first Mathematica Gulf Conference bringing 135 professors from across the Middle East, Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent.



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