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ERIC Number: EJ848598
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Connecting Mathematics and Science: A Learning Community that Helps Math-Phobic Students
Arnett, Amy; Van Horn, Doug
Journal of College Science Teaching, v38 n6 p30-34 Jul 2009
Many undergraduate students admit to having a fear of math courses. To address this issue, the authors created a learning community that teaches math content in the context of science. This paper outlines the positive learning and dispositional results of freshman enrolled in this unique interdisciplinary course. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Maine