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ERIC Number: EJ785737
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0268-3679
On the Distance between a Teacher and a Class
Nelson, David
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, v26 n2 p89-94 2007
The main aim of this article is to explore models of a teacher addressing a class sitting in a rectangular classroom or lecture theatre and derive central measures of the distance between the teacher and the class or between a lecturer and an audience. This involves an interesting range of mathematics and two metrics. A secondary aim is to discuss according to several criteria the optimization of the position chosen by a teacher when addressing a class. Thus, in this article, mathematics is applied to its teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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