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Powers, Jillian; Azhar, Mohammad – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2020

This article describes an introductory computational thinking (CT) lesson that was implemented into five educational technology classes at a large university in the southern United States. A total of 88 undergraduate and graduate students participated in the lesson. The project was the result of a collaboration between education faculty and a…

Descriptors: Computation, Thinking Skills, Educational Technology, College Students

Zell, Simon – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019

Interdisciplinary teaching in STEM is often seen as a collaboration of different subjects teaching a common theme. This view undermines successful interdisciplinary approaches that can be deployed in a single class. Two examples of interdisciplinary math lessons, using pie charts and bar charts respectively, will be used to demonstrate how this…

Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, STEM Education, Models, Teaching Methods

Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019

This presentation will focus on the use of live action and video instruction as a method of content dissemination and to motivate students in learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Specifically, this area, dubbed "edutainment", will chronicle different interactions with students, teachers and…

Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Video Technology, Student Motivation, STEM Education

McAlpin, Elizabeth; Shilane, David; Kalaycioglu, Selin – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2018

Large foundational courses delivered in lecture halls are disadvantaged in eliciting participation from all students and maintaining engagement throughout the class session. We introduced a question-driven method facilitated by an audience response system, namely TopHatâ„¢, that allows the instructor to engage students in solving Calculus problems…

Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Mathematics Instruction, Outcomes of Education, Instructional Effectiveness

Abramovich, Sergei; Connell, Michael – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2017

The paper reflects on an earlier research on the use of technology in secondary mathematics teacher education through the lenses of newer digital tools (Wolfram Alpha, Maple), most recent standards for teaching mathematics, and recommendations for the preparation of schoolteachers. New ideas of technology integration into mathematics education…

Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction

Lesser, Lawrence; Wagler, Amy – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016

This article provides tools and rationale for instructors in math and science to make their assessment and curriculum materials (more) readable for students. The tools discussed (MSWord, LexTutor, Coh-Metrix TEA) are readily available linguistic analysis applications that are grounded in current linguistic theory, but present output that can…

Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Readability, Instructional Materials, Statistics

Levi, Inessa; Chahine, Iman; Garrett, Lauretta; Wang, Haifeng – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016

Difficulties in general education mathematics courses may be attributed to many factors, primarily low proficiency in symbol manipulation, a perception that mathematics is an area which eludes mastery, a lack of engagement and effective practice. Educational technology can be a powerful aid in overcoming these factors. This work describes the…

Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Active Learning, General Education, Homework

Trinter, Christine – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016

The increase in availability of educational technologies over the past few decades has not only led to new practice in teaching mathematics but also to new perspectives in research, methodologies, and theoretical frameworks within mathematics education. Hence, the amalgamation of theoretical and pragmatic considerations in digital tool design…

Descriptors: Educational Technology, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Instructional Design

Abramovich, Sergei – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016

The paper presents the use of spreadsheets integrated with digital tools capable of symbolic computations and graphic constructions in a master's level capstone course for secondary mathematics teachers. Such use of spreadsheets is congruent with the Type II technology applications framework aimed at the development of conceptual knowledge in the…

Descriptors: Spreadsheets, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Education, Teacher Education

Good, Jonathon; Keenan, Sarah; Mishra, Punya – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016

The popular press is rife with examples of how students in the United States and around the globe are learning to program, make, and tinker. The Hour of Code, maker-education, and similar efforts are advocating that more students be exposed to principles found within computer science. We propose an expansion beyond simply teaching computational…

Descriptors: Aesthetics, Computer Science Education, Thinking Skills, Computer Literacy

Mumba, Frackson; Zhu, Mengxia – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2013

This paper presents a Simulation-based interactive Virtual ClassRoom web system (SVCR: www.vclasie.com) powered by the state-of-the-art cloud computing technology from Google SVCR integrates popular free open-source math, science and engineering simulations and provides functions such as secure user access control and management of courses,…

Descriptors: Computers, Virtual Classrooms, Assignments, Internet

Armoni, Michal – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2013

Abstraction is a key concept in CS, one of the most fundamental ideas underlying CS and its practice. However, teaching this soft concept to novices is a very difficult task, as discussed by many CSE experts. This paper discusses this issue, and suggests a general framework for teaching abstraction in CS to novices, a framework that would fit into…

Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Computer Science, Novices, Expertise

Hossain, Mokter; Wiest, Lynda R. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2013

This paper explores the use of blogs, a simple application of Web 2.0 technologies, in middle school geometry instruction. Specifically, it provides an overview of the interactive features of Web 2.0 technologies and the feasibility of using Web 2.0 technologies in geometry teaching and learning, as well as a proposed model for creating a…

Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Open Source Technology

Caudle, Kyle A.; Ruth, David M. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2013

Teaching undergraduates the basic properties of an estimator can be difficult. Most definitions are easy enough to comprehend, but difficulties often lie in gaining a "good feel" for these properties and why one property might be more desired as compared to another property. Simulations which involve visualization of these properties can…

Descriptors: Computation, Statistics, College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction

Fox, William – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2012

The purpose of our modeling effort is to predict future outcomes. We assume the data collected are both accurate and relatively precise. For our oscillating data, we examined several mathematical modeling forms for predictions. We also examined both ignoring the oscillations as an important feature and including the oscillations as an important…

Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematical Models, War, Data Analysis