ERIC Number: EJ940200
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
Teaching Basic Algebra Courses at the College Level
Mallenby, Michel L.; Mallenby, Douglas W.
PRIMUS, v14 n2 p163-168 2004
Three dysfunctional behaviors of basic algebra students are described: Silence as Camouflage, Wing and a Prayer, and Ignorance is OK. These behavior patterns are explained, and beneficial teaching methods that address the weaknesses are presented.
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Algebra, Teaching Methods, Behavior Problems, College Mathematics, Student Behavior, Mathematics Skills, Student Evaluation, Homework
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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