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Townsend, Neal R.; Wheatley, Grayson H. – College Student Journal, 1975
Sixteen beginning analytic geometry and calculus classes (442 students) followed eight testing regimes for one academic quarter. Three aptitude subgroups were identified in each class. Classes to which daily quizzes were given achieved significantly higher on a specially constructed test than those which had only a single midterm examination.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavioral Objectives, College Instruction, Educational Assessment
DEROLF, JOHN J.; MIENTKA, WALTER E. – 1964
THIS TEXT ON ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS IS A CORRESPONDENCE COURSE DESIGNED FOR ADVANCED PLACEMENT OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN COLLEGE. EACH OF THE 21 LESSONS INCLUDES READING ASSIGNMENTS AND LISTS OF PROBLEMS TO BE WORKED. IN ADDITION, SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATIONS AND COMMENTS ARE INCLUDED THAT (1) PROVIDE ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF CONCEPTS AND…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Students, Analytic Geometry, Calculus
WOODS, PAUL E. – 1966
THIS ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS A COMPILATION OF A NUMBER OF HIGHLY REGARDED BOOK LISTS CONSISTING OF LIBRARY BOOKS AND TEXTBOOKS FOR GRADES 7-12. THE BOOKS IN THIS LIST ARE CURRENTLY IN PRINT AND THE CONTENT IS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF MATHEMATICS--MATHEMATICAL RECREATION, COMPUTERS, ARITHMETIC, ALGEBRA, EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRY,…
Descriptors: Algebra, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Calculus
Cranston School Dept., RI. – 1974
Behavioral objectives for grades 10 through 12 are specified for plane geometry, algebra, general mathematics, computer mathematics, slide rule mathematics, basic college mathematics, trigonometry, analytic geometry, calculus and probability. Most sections present material in terms of portions of a school year. At least one major objective is…
Descriptors: Algebra, Behavioral Objectives, Calculus, Computers
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education. – 1990
This program guide presents civil engineering technology curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and…
Descriptors: Analytic Geometry, Behavioral Objectives, Calculus, Civil Engineering
Parkland Coll., Champaign, IL. – 1990
A pioneer program in computer graphics was implemented at Parkland College (Illinois) to meet the demand for specialized technicians to visualize data generated on high performance computers. In summer 1989, 23 students were accepted into the pilot program. Courses included C programming, calculus and analytic geometry, computer graphics, and…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs
BRANT, VINCENT; GERARDI, WILLIAM – 1963
THE COURSE IS INTENDED TO GO BEYOND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM IN MATHEMATICS AS DESIGNED BY THE COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION BOARD. THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM CONSISTS OF A 1-YEAR COURSE COMBINING ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS. PRESUPPOSED HERE ARE--A SEMESTER COURSE IN ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, Calculus, College Preparation
Duval County Schools, Jacksonville, FL. – 1982
This is a teacher's guide to secondary school mathematics. Developed for use in the Duval County Public Schools, Jacksonville, Florida. Areas of mathematics covered are algebra, analysis, calculus, computer literacy, computer science, geometry, analytic geometry, general mathematics, consumer mathematics, pre-algebra, probability and statistics,…
Descriptors: Calculus, Consumer Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides
Gimmestad, Beverly, Swadener, Marc – 1978
Twenty-eight reports, articles, and papers published in 1973 which concern mathematics education in the community junior college are reviewed. Much of this literature was found in "The Two-Year College Mathematics Journal,""The American Mathematical Monthly," or among Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) reports. The references are…
Descriptors: Algebra, Analytic Geometry, Annotated Bibliographies, Calculus
DAVIS, ELTON C.; RISSER, JOHN J. – 1965
THIS STUDY WAS CONDUCTED IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE RELATIVE VALUE OF PREVIOUS GRADES IN MATHEMATICS COURSES, THE OVERALL HIGH SCHOOL GRADE POINT AVERAGE, AND THE PLACEMENT TEST IN MATHEMATICS DEVELOPED AT THE COLLEGE AS PREDICTORS OF ACHIEVEMENT IN INTRODUCTORY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, IN COLLEGE ALGEBRA, IN TRIGONOMETRY, AND IN ANALYTIC GEOMETRY…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Mathematics, Measurement Instruments, Placement
DeSoto Parish School Board, Mansfield, LA. – 1971
The primary aim of this guide is to aid teachers in planning and preparing a senior high school mathematics course for students preparing for college work. It is divided into separate one-semester courses of seven chapters each. The first-semester course consists of a traditional approach to the introduction of trigonometry and trigonometric…
Descriptors: Algebra, Curriculum Guides, Geometric Concepts, Graphs
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Cuesta Coll., San Luis Obispo, CA. Matriculation and Research Services. – 1999
This report presents findings of exploratory research on success, retention, and persistence in math courses at Cuesta College. The following research questions were addressed: (1) How do success rates in Math 23 (elementary algebra) and Math 27 (intermediate algebra) compare with traditional and computer-assisted formats? (2) What are the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction
LESCARBEAU, ROLAND F.; AND OTHERS – 1968
A SUGGESTED POST-SECONDARY CURRICULUM GUIDE FOR ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY ORIENTED SPECIFICALLY TO THE COMPUTER AND BUSINESS MACHINE FIELDS WAS DEVELOPED BY A GROUP OF COOPERATING INSTITUTIONS, NOW INCORPORATED AS TECHNICAL EDUCATION CONSORTIUM, INCORPORATED. SPECIFIC NEEDS OF THE COMPUTER AND BUSINESS MACHINE INDUSTRY WERE DETERMINED FROM…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Science, Computers, Curriculum
Ahrens, Steve – 1980
Predictor variables that could be used effectively to place entering freshmen methematics students into courses of instruction in mathematics were investigated at West Virginia University. Multiple discriminant analysis was used with nearly 6,000 student records collected over a three-year period, and a series of predictive equations were…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, College Freshmen, College Mathematics
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Buser, Peter; Semmler, Klaus-Dieter – Journal of Learning Analytics, 2017
These pages aim to explain and interpret why the late Mika Seppälä, a conformal geometer, proposed to model student study behaviour using concepts from conformal geometry, such as Riemann surfaces and Strebel differentials. Over many years Mika Seppälä taught online calculus courses to students at Florida State University in the United States, as…
Descriptors: Geometry, Student Behavior, Mathematical Models, Graphs
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