ERIC Number: EJ443588
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Using the Microcomputer to Help Students Learn to Interpret Functional Information.
Teles, Elizabeth J.
Mathematics and Computer Education, v25 n3 p230-41 Fall 1991
Provides a brief explanation why instruction designed for use with the microcomputer can enhance students' understanding of the concept of function. Presents five lessons designed to help students develop a thorough understanding of functions and their uses, to encourage students to explore and verbalize mathematical ideas, and to assist in the recognition of related mathematical applications. (12 references) (Author/JJK)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Algebra, College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Functions (Mathematics), Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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