ERIC Number: ED472044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
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Proceedings of the International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics (at the Undergraduate Level) (2nd, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, July 1-6, 2002).
Hallett, Deborah Hughes, Ed.; Tzanakis, Constantinos, Ed.
This document contains the proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics at the Undergraduate Level. It provides a forum for bringing together faculty from countries with varied educational systems who are committed to introducing innovative teaching methods and new pedagogies. The conference presentations are centered around the following themes: (1) Educational Research: Results of Current Research in Mathematics Education and the Assessment of Student Learning; (2) Technology: Effective Integration of Computing Technology (Calculators, Computer Algebra Systems, WWW Resources) into the Undergraduate Curriculum; (3) Innovative Teaching Methods: Innovative Ways of Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics, such as Cooperative and Collaborative Teaching, Writing in Mathematics, and Laboratory Courses; (4) Curricula Innovations: Revisions of Specific Courses and Assessment of the Results, History of Mathematics, Innovative Applications, and Project Driven Curricula; (5) Preparation of Teachers: Trends in Teacher Education, and Changing Needs of Teachers; (6) Mathematics and Other Disciplines: The Effects of Changes in the Teaching of Mathematics on Other Fields, the Needs of Client Disciplines, and Interdisciplinary Courses; and (7) Distance Learning: Distance Learning Technologies (Networking, Tele-Education) for Teaching and Learning Mathematics, Current Hardware and Software Delivery Media, Educational Materials, and Visions for the Future. The proceedings includes 405 papers. (KHR)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Ethnomathematics, Faculty Development, Graphing Calculators, Group Activities, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Effectiveness, Undergraduate Study
University of Crete, Dept. of Mathematics, GR-714 09, Iraklio, Crete, Greece (available on CD-ROM). For full text: http://www.math.uoc.gr/~ictm2.
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Note: For individual invited papers, see SE 066 910-919. Conference chair was Ignatios Vakalis; co-chairs were Deborah Hughes Hallett, Christos Kourouniotis, Douglas Quinney, and Constantinos Tzanakis.