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ERIC Number: EJ1157922
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
Differentiated Instruction in a Calculus Curriculum for College Students in Taiwan
Chen, Jing-Hua; Chen, Yi-Chou
Journal of Education and Learning, v7 n1 p88-95 2018
Objectives: To explore differentiated instruction within a calculus curriculum. For college students to learn concentration, motivation and the impact of academic achievement; explore the attitudes and ideas of students on differentiated instruction within a calculus curriculum; build up the diversity of mathematics education within varied educational settings. Participants: Sample data were collected from freshman students of the Army Academy: total sample = 60, experimental and control group each had 30. Methods: Quasi-experimental design. Study tested whether differentiated instruction would enhance calculus instruction, compared with a traditional teaching method. Results: As hypothesized, results showed a significant difference in calculus achievement between experimental and control groups. Conclusions: Results supported the effectiveness of differentiated instruction on calculus curriculum. Finally, depending on the research results, the researcher provided practical suggestions for the educational research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan
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