ERIC Number: ED341559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
History and Development of Mathematics. Dissemination Packet--Summer 1989: Booklet #6.
Knee, David; Barbera, Janet
This booklet is the sixth in a series of nine from the Teacher Training Institute at Hofstra University (New York) and describes the dual approach this course used for the presentation of mathematics history along both a chronological outline and across themes such as: non-Euclidean geometry, women in mathematics, mathematics and mysticism, and mathematics in the United States. Included in this booklet are: (1) an introduction with rationale and purpose for this course; (2) course outline of mathematical chronology with selected bibliography; (3) the course outline with selected textbook; (4) a list of guest presenters and topics; (5) a sample of instructor class handouts and participants' presentations; (6) the diagnostic pretest, the midterm assignment, and the posttest final exam; and (7) an example of a peer workshop designed by a participant. (JJK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hofstra Univ., Hempstead, NY. Dept. of Mathematics.; Hofstra Univ., Hempstead, NY. School of Secondary Education.