ERIC Number: EJ838166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
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Using Letter-Writing to Enhance a Calculus Course
Goodman, Russell E.
PRIMUS, v15 n4 p298-302 Dec 2005
Developing students' abilities to communicate technical information is increasingly becoming a higher priority. A calculus course is an appropriate setting for the beginning of this development. In particular, this article relates the details behind a letter-writing assignment that the author has created to address this development.
Descriptors: Writing Assignments, Calculus, Letters (Correspondence), Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Communication Skills, College Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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