### Public events

## Math Education Day - Thursday May 19th 2016

20. April 2016

Venue: Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis, Aalto University (M wing, Otakaari 1, Espoo)

More information: Riikka Kangaslampi, riikka.kangaslampi@aalto.fi

Schedule

9.15 Matematiikanopettaja Pirjo Häkkinen, Etelä-Tapiolan lukio:

Lukiolainen matematiikanopiskelijana (in Finnish)

10.00 Coffee

10.15 Study psychologists Minna Nevala and Mikko Inkinen, Aalto:

Feeling stupid and anxious - how to cope with difficult academic emotions

11.00 Prof. Marie Snipes, Kenyon College:

Using Data-Driven Applications to Inspire Upper-Division Mathematics

12-13 Lunch break

13-16 Data Workshop: Applications for Linear Algebra in Matlab by Marie Snipes In this workshop, participants will explore Matlab implementations of two applications that inspire linear algebra concepts: reconstruction of brain images from radiographic data and heat diffusion on a rod. The session demonstrates how we use data driven applications in the classroom, and will end with a data challenge for participants. No previous experience with Matlab is necessary.

Please register (free) at

by Friday, May 13 th.

To the afternoon workshop we can take at most 25 participants, so go and book your seat asap!