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ERIC Number: EJ603582
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-4800
Using Writing in College Mathematics Courses.
Abdalkhani, Javad; Menon, Ramakrishnan
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v9 n3 p3-17 1998
Describes use of focused prompts with student journals in a college mathematics course at Ohio State University. Students were asked to complete two writing tasks weekly to describe what they had learned from specific topics, and work out one problem in detail, with explanatory notes describing errors and false starts. Students' attitude toward math, as well as their performance, were improved. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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