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ERIC Number: EJ1107167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Teaching Discrete Mathematics Entirely from Primary Historical Sources
Barnett, Janet Heine; Bezhanishvili, Guram; Lodder, Jerry; Pengelley, David
PRIMUS, v26 n7 p657-675 2016
We describe teaching an introductory discrete mathematics course entirely from student projects based on primary historical sources. We present case studies of four projects that cover the content of a one-semester course, and mention various other courses that we have taught with primary source projects.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico
Grant or Contract Numbers: DUE0717752; DUE0715392