ERIC Number: EJ817790
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
A Tale of Two Students
Gordon, Sheldon P.
PRIMUS, v18 n6 p570-575 Nov 2008
The article describes the performance of several individual students in a college algebra/precalculus course that focuses on the development of conceptual understanding and the use of mathematical modeling and discusses the likely differences in outcome if the students took a traditional algebra-skills focused course.
Descriptors: Calculus, Algebra, College Students, College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation, Mathematical Models, Mathematics Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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