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ERIC Number: EJ655863
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-1609
Maths Should Not Be Hard: The Case for Making Academic Knowledge More Palatable.
Wood, Michael
Higher Education Review, v34 n3 p3-19 Sum 2002
Considers the possibility of simplifying academic knowledge, and of taking its aesthetic dimension seriously, and the implications this may have for education. Suggests principles for simplifying knowledge and provides examples from mathematics and statistics to illustrate how ideas and methods can be simplified to assist with the problems of the expert, the layperson, and the student. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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