ERIC Number: EJ271753
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: 0
What Ever Happened to the History of Mathematics?
Swetz, Frank J.
American Mathematical Monthly, v89 n9 p695-97 Nov 1982
It is noted that less than 35 percent of 406 collegiate institutions recently surveyed offered a course specifically concerning the history of mathematics. This is viewed as a very disturbing situation. Reasons for teaching such a course are given, and suggestions are made regarding course instruction. (MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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