9780761823254

Readings in Innovative Ideas in Teaching Collegiate Mathematics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780761823254

  • ISBN10:

    0761823255

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-07-09
  • Publisher: UPA

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Summary

Readings in Innovative Ideas in Teaching Collegiate Mathematics is a collection of papers contributed by professional mathematicians in the United States and Great Britain. The topics in this volume represent the pros and cons of implementing creative instructional styles such as cooperative learning and educational technology in classrooms.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Thomas A. Romberg
Section 1 Cooperative Learning
The Impact of Cooperative Learning in Teaching Mathematics
1(20)
M. H. Ahmadi
A Case Study of Spiraling Content and Pedagogy through Core Courses for Pre-service Secondary Mathematics Teachers
21(22)
Tabitha T. Y. Mingus
Delineating the Relationship Between Problem-Solving Behaviors and Achievement of Students in Cooperative-Learning Group
43(16)
Christine Ebert
Patrick M. Mwerinde
Section 2 Educational Technology
College Algebra: Traditional Instruction Versus Instruction Via Video Tape
59(13)
Richard Mitchell
The Spreadsheet as a Learning Tool in Calculus
72(7)
Louise M. Berard
Computer Based Diagnosis Testing and Support in Mathematics Stephen Hibberd
79(28)
Andrew Looms
Douglas Quinney
Section 3 Attitude
Using ``Seminaring'' to Activate Engage Students in a Calculus Class
107(12)
Philip A. DeMarois
Changing Attitudes and Perspectives of Pre-service Teachers about Mathematics
119(6)
Leonard J. Lipkin
Are We An Alien?
125(8)
Jay M. Jahangiri
Jayne M. Kracker
Support Systems in Beginning Calculus
133(12)
Myrtle Lewin
Thomas W. Rishel
A Component System For College Mathematics and Student Readiness
145(26)
Ron C. Goolsby
Thomas W. Polaski
Index 171(2)
Contributors Profiles 173

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