ERIC Number: ED243714
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
The Teaching of Elementary Problem Solving in Engineering and Related Fields.
Lubkin, James L., Ed.
This monograph presents 13 papers dealing with various aspects of elementary problem solving. They are: (1) "Training for Effective Problem Solving" (Gary A. Davis); (2) "Patterns of Problem Solving--A Campus-Wide Course at UCLA" (Moshe F. Rubinstein, L. Robin Keller, Edward A. Kazmarek); (3) "A Taxonomy of Problem-Solving Activities and Its Implications for Teaching" (H. L. Plants, R. K. Dean, J. T. Sears, W. S. Venable); (4) "What Is the Problem in Teaching Problem Solving" (Donald R. Woods, Cameron M. Crowe, Terrence W. Hoffman, Joseph D. Wright); (5) "Structure and Process in Problem Solving" (Maynard Fuller, Geza Kardos); (6) "Solving Physics Problems" (J. L. Aubel); (7) "Engineering Student Problem Solving" (Lois B. Greenfield); (8) "A Backward-Reasoning Model of Problem Solving" (D. L. Marples); (9) "Learning Skills as an Overplay in Elementary Calculus" (Jeffrey M. Brown); (10) "Learning Skills" (P. J. Black, Joan Bliss, Barbara Hodgson, Jon Ogborn, P. J. Unsworth); (11) "Learner and Instructional Variables Affecting Problem Solving" (Jerry K. Stonewater); (12) "The Representation and Solutions of Problems in Applied Mathematics: An Artificial Approach" (George F. Luger, Alan Bundy, Martha Palmer); and (13) "Problem Solving in Physics or Engineering: Human Information Processing and Some Teaching Suggestions" (F. Reif). (JN)
Descriptors: Calculus, Classification, College Mathematics, College Science, Engineering, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Models, Physics, Problem Solving, Science Education, Science Instruction, Skill Development
American Society for Engineering Education, One Dupont Circle, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Society for Engineering Education, Washington, DC.