Learn to fly

Department of Mathematics has by now a new head who is deeply interested in what some people call “importing new technologies” to the classroom. It seems quite interesting if we face the reality of some extraordinary professors at los Andes who are teaching in the same way and using the same tools since 50 years ago.

Fortunately, there are some enthusiastic people and I am going to be coordinated by Aquiles Páramo developing as much support resources as we can in the next two months. My experience on introducing new technologies in learning processes started working at Smarthinking Inc. when I started noticing how useful online helping services and math specific interfaces could be. Step number one: learning to do anything I know with C/C++ under Java. Let’s see how I deal with some (very) basic tutorials…

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