MathType is an interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh. MathType lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents
What is this? Edit
This Technology provides a way to create equasions for differnt mediums.
This is a program that can be bought for $97 ($57 academic) and upgraded for $49 ($37 academic)
Application in Innovation Edit
Innovation applications: Some
By allowing a teacher to create complex equasions, the teacher can branch out on concepts that are gone over in a text book.
Applications in Efficiency Edit
Efficiency applications: Some
By creating equasions that are structurally correct it allows math teachers to quickly create complex worksheets, homework and tests.
Applications in Community Edit
Community applications: Some
The Teacher can use this to create take home tests or group projects where students can work together.
Required technical proficiency Edit
It seems that for basic level equasions, most people could use this program. However upper level tasks may take a lot of computer experience
Similar to / different from Edit
None to my knowledge
This is limited to the Math and Science feilds.