Welcome

The UTMOST project is a CCLI Type 2 grant that promotes open-source software and open-source curriculum in the undergraduate mathematics classroom. For more details and the proposal, see the About Us page.

Components

Freely-available open software, open textbooks, and other open curricular materials can allow teachers everywhere to transform the undergraduate mathematics curriculum by tightly and seamlessly integrating mathematics software with more traditional curricular materials.

Open Software

We integrate Sage directly into open course materials.

  • costly and time-consuming commercial licenses avoided
  • curriculum steers software development
  • usable anytime, anywhere, with just a web browser

Open Textbooks

Open course materials are freely available to anyone, anywhere.

  • freely change and adapt course textbooks and materials
  • freely distribute original or adapted textbooks and materials
  • integrate technology easily

News

June 2014

Sage Education Days, June 16–18

Sage Edu Days 6 will be held June 16–18 at the University of Washington in Seattle. See the website for schedule and videos of talks.

Anyone with an interest in the use of Sage in educational settings is welcome to attend. The focus will primarily be on undergraduate mathematics, but will not be limited to just that area.

There will also be a developer conference happening that whole week.

March 2014

Sage Cell Server
In March 2014, the Sage Cell Server had an average of 1986 computations per day, about 100 more computations per day than in February 2014. The service was visited by users in 158 countries (about half coming from United States, 25% from Europe, and 10% from Asia). The top city accessing the service was Tacoma, WA (no doubt due to Rob Beezer’s online linear algebra textbook using it), followed by Omaha, NE, Ottawa, Hartford, CN, and Fargo, ND.
Sage Cloud
In March 2014, about 40,000 projects were modified. At the end of March, there were around 28,500 accounts (with about 150 accounts being created each day) and around 43,500 total projects. See this page for more graphs and statistics.

January 2014

Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 15–18

The UTMOST team presented a poster on this project at the NSF UTMOST poster session

Several UTMOST collaborators talked in sessions, including the MAA Open Textbook session (Tom Judson/Rob Beezer) and in the MAA Online Resources session (Jason Grout).

The Sage project also had a successful booth in the exhibit hall, which introduced many people to both the Sage Cloud and the Sage Cell Server

June 2013

Sage Education Days, June 19–21

Sage Edu Days 5 will be held June 19–21 at the University of Washington in Seattle. See the website for schedule and videos of talks.

Anyone with an interest in the use of Sage in educational settings is welcome to attend. The focus will primarily be on undergraduate mathematics, but will not be limited to just that area.

There will also be a developer conference happening that whole week, with the Sage Cloud as the theme.

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Contact Us

To contact the UTMOST team, email utmost@aimath.org.