ERIC Number: ED160469
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Thinking With Models: Mathematical Models In the Physical, Biological, and Social Sciences. AAAS Study Guides on Contemporary Problems, No. 9.
Saaty, Thomas L.
This publication is a study guide prepared for use in a National Science Foundation (NSF) Chautaugua-Type Short Course for College Teachers. The purpose of the guide is to provide college teachers with a variety of modeling methods that can be used with problem solving. Mathematical applications and illustrations are included, along with listings of appropriate references. Contents include philosophy and methodology of modeling, the mathematical framework of modeling, and applications of modeling in the physical, biological, social, and behavioral sciences. (MA)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Mathematical Models, Mathematics Education, Methods, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, Science Education, Study Guides
ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, & Environmental Education, The Ohio State Univ., 1200 Chambers Rd., 3rd Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43212 (on loan)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.