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ERIC Number: EJ627074
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
The Effectiveness of Coursework Assessment in Mathematics Service Courses--Studies at Two Universities.
Jackman, Susan; Goldfinch, Judy; Searl, John
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v32 n2 p175-87 Mar-Apr 2001
Describes the introduction and evaluation of the effectiveness of a single group project given at a new university, and 10 individual tasks at an ancient university, to devise appropriate and relevant assessments for first-year service mathematics courses for science and engineering. Studies the effects of these tasks on attitudes toward mathematics, students' examination results, and their ability to apply mathematics in context. (Contains 11 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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