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Cheesewright, R.; And Others – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 1974
A British project in engineering science is described. Computer assisted instruction packages are being developed to provide students with experience with models or systems of models related to lecture material on electrical, electronic, nuclear, and mechanical engineering. (SD)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Design
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Watson, Jane M.; Moritz, Jonathan B. – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2001
Proposes a developmental model involving four response levels concerning how students arrange pictures to represent data in a pictograph, how they interpret these pictographs, and how they make predictions based on these pictographs. The model is exemplified by responses from three related interview-based studies. Discusses educational…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematical Models, Mathematics Education, Thinking Skills
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Liu, Fengshu – Journal of Youth Studies, 2008
This paper explores the identity construction of a number of young-adult only-children who were winners in the fierce competition for a seat at university. The purpose is to gain an understanding of the choices and decisions these young people viewed as significant and how, in negotiating these choices and striving for their life goals, a…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Family Structure
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Gamoran, Adam – Journal of Staff Development, 2003
Rather than focusing on teaching teachers, university researchers helped local teachers study what students thought about math and science ideas--with powerful results. As teachers understood what students were thinking, they modified their practices to promote deeper understanding. Their collaboration created bottom-up change.
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Mathematical Concepts
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Cramer, Susan; Smith, Annette – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2002
Describes a study that examined changes in writing achievement between two groups of middle school students, one of which experienced a traditional language arts curriculum and the other participated in a more technology-rich curriculum which fully integrated technology use and language arts content. Suggests future directions. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Futures (of Society), Middle Schools, Tables (Data)
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Australian Journal of Career Development, 2006
This paper provides an overview of the career development industry in Australia, noting the achievements in the industry since the 1999 Symposium, and linking the current Australian situation to the 2006 Symposium themes of human capital, labour supply, employability skills, career development services for workforce development, older workers, and…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Industry, Foreign Countries, Public Policy
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Nelson, Julie A. – Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 2000
Assesses feminism and economics, redefining the field of economics from its contemporary emphasis on rationality and market forces to an emphasis on provisioning, suggesting more balanced and adequate theoretical and methodological approaches and noting that neoclassical economics is a parody of what feminist scholars of science argue against.…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Economics, Feminism, Graduate Study
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Kalman, Dan – College Mathematics Journal, 1984
Two methods for solving matrix equations are discussed. Both operate entirely on a matrix level. (MNS)
Descriptors: Algebra, College Mathematics, Higher Education, Mathematics
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Schwartzman, Steven – Mathematics Teacher, 1983
Several questions related to population and the use of resources are posed and discussed, with suggestions on how they might be used with students. (MNS)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction
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Peterson, Blake E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1997
Presents an activity on the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a five-pointed star by using The Geometer's Sketchpad. (ASK)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Marcus, Marvin – College Mathematics Journal, 1990
Presents two papers commenting on previous published articles. Discusses formulas related to the determinants of sums and tests the formulas using some examples. Provides three special cases of the determinants of sums. (YP)
Descriptors: Algebra, College Mathematics, Computation, Higher Education
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Lavy, Ilana – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2007
This paper reports an example of a situation in which university students had to solve geometrical problems presented to them dynamically using the interactive computerized environment of the "MicroWorlds Project Builder". In the process of the problem solving, the students used ten different solution strategies. The unsuccessful…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Problem Solving, Instructional Effectiveness, College Students
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Linn, Andrew – Mathematics Teacher, 1981
A lesson on a basic logarithmic property is presented, using geometric representations and limits of sequences. (MP)
Descriptors: Algebra, Geometric Concepts, Instructional Materials, Mathematical Applications
Cascaval, Radu C.; Fogler, Kethera A.; Abrams, Gene D.; Durham, Robert L. – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2008
The present study examines the impact of a novel online video lecture archiving system on in-class students enrolled in traditional math courses at a mid-sized, primarily undergraduate, university in the West. The archiving system allows in-class students web access to complete video recordings of the actual classroom lectures, and sometimes of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Focus Groups, Program Effectiveness, Lecture Method
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Boyle, Patrick J. – Mathematics Teacher, 1976
Some computations when done on the hand calculator yield results which can be read as words or phrases. (SD)
Descriptors: Calculators, Educational Media, Games, Mathematical Enrichment
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