Ventura College       

                                                     Mathematics Department

                      Jarmila F. Nguyen

                           MS in Mathematics and Physics, 1989, University Palacky,Olomouc, Czech Republic

               

                                                         Contact me

     

                      E-mail: jnguyen@vcccd.edu

                      Phone: (805) 652-7779 ext. 50916

                        

                                                                  Fall 2015

                             MV10  Prealgebra (partially on-line class) CRN 71447

                                MV10  Prealgebra (once a week on Friday)  CRN 70001

                                M V05   Prealgebra (part of a learning community ) CRN 78495 

 

 

                               

                                          Classes taught at Ventura College (2000-present)
         Classroom setting courses 

M 10      Pre-algebra

M V01    Elementary Algebra

M V02    Geometry 

M V03    Intermediate Algebra

M V04    College Algebra

M V05    Trigonometry

M 21C     Multivariable Calculus

M V35    Intermediate Algebra for Health Care Personnel

M V38    Math for Elementary School Teachers

M V40    Math Topics for College students

MV44     Statistics
         Internet/Hybrid Courses 

M 10       Pre-algebra over 

M V01    Elementary Alg
ebra 
M V03    Intermediate Algebra 

M V04    College Algebra 

M V20    Pre-calculus

 

              

                                                                Useful/Interesting Resources

Not sure about yourself and math ???  Take  Math Study Skills Self-Survey 

GRAPHING TOOLS

http://my.hrw.com/math06_07/nsmedia/tools/Graph_Calculator/graphCalc.html online graphing calculator

INTERESTING 


Math World - encyclopedia of mathematics

Cut-the-Knot  math puzzles

Mathematics Pronunciation Guide

Base 2/10/16 Converter 

 

TED TALKS

Never ever give up

 

ALGEBRA RESOURCES

Mac Tutor

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/

http://www.veritasprep.com/sat-prep-algebra-resources-galore/

http://www.interactmath.com/

http://shawtlr.net/IntermediateAlgebra/Welcome.html

 

STATISTICS 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Vj2V2qRU10  ANOVA VISUAL INTRODUCTION

Benford's Law http://www.datagenetics.com/blog/march52012/

How to create Histogram on TI 84 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By0qU-YYBJA

 

GEOMETRY RESOURCES

Platonic Solids

Geometric Construction Course

Basic geometry formulas

Volume formulas

Links to Sacred geometry  

Thales' circle 

Discovering geometry - list of conjectures  

Euclid's Elements   

The Elements

Fourty three different proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Cut-the-Knot Pythagorean Theorem Proofs

Lazzarini's Lucky Approximation of Pi

 

CALCULUS  RESOURCES

What is calculus

Calculus - useful links

Guide to Graphing Calculator

Stokes' Theorem 

Visualizing divergence and curl

Conservative vector field

Java 3D grapher

On-line 3-D Function Grapher

3D Calc Plotter

Exploring Multivariable Calculus

Link to  a Vector Function resource

Link to a geometric interpretation of definite integral 

Moment of inertia

Jacobians

 

PHYSICS RESOURCES

Newton's Gravitational Law

FUN TIME

Math jokes        

TED TALKS

Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers

 

http://www.ted.com/talks/conrad_wolfram_teaching_kids_real_math_with_computers?language=en

A LONG LIST OF MORE RESOURCES SELECTED BY MATH 38 STUDENTS

Math website useful for math teachers, parents, students, and children          

 

TEXTBOOK RESOURCES

http://www.bookrenter.com/

http://www.chegg.com/

 

WORK BY VENTURA COLLEGE STUDENTS

Mathematical Modeling Methods by Antonio Vezia, VC student

 

HISTORY  OF MATHEMATICS

The History of Mathematics Archive

Clark University History of Math Site

G. Donald Allen's Lectures on the History of Mathematics

The Ishango Bone  One of the oldest mathematical objects in the world.

The Quipu (Quipus) Incan Data Structure

Abacus in Various Number Systems

Egyptian Fractions

The Archimedes Palimpsest 

Mathematics in China

Mac Tutor Ancient Indian mathematics

Ancient Chinese Mathematics

RESOURCES FOR FACULTY

Flex Activity - Entering 3D World   

101 things you can do in the first 3 weeks of class  

Flex activity - Helping students with basic multiplication/division

 

 RECOMMENDED 

"SAT and Test Prep Resources"
http://www.howtogetin.com/college-preparation/sat-resources.php this link was suggested by Amy, a student in Ms. Ward's class in Delaware. Thank you