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Smaldino, Sharon; Thompson, Cathy – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Proposed are the use of implementation strategies available to teachers through the application of Robert Gagne's nine instructional events. The application of computer technology in science education is discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Learning Strategies
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Flake, Janice L. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Discussed is four years of intensive experiences of working with preservice secondary mathematics teachers in helping them to integrate computers into their mathematics instruction. Student experiences in the classroom and in field experiences, and changes in student attitudes and beliefs toward computers and mathematics are described. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Education
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Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W.; Rayner-Canham, Marelene F. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Described is a series of computer tutorials developed to teach students a logical method of problem solving for chemistry. The structure, pedagogy, and problem-solving strategies of the computer software program are described. (CW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Blickensderfer, Roger – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Presented are several simple kinetic systems together with the spreadsheets used to solve them. A set of exercises in chemical kinetics appropriate for an introductory course in physical chemistry is given. Error propagation calculations with experimental data are illustrated. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Computation, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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Akbari-Zarin, Mansour; Gray, Mary W. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
The implementation of the first phase of a project involving the use of computer software in a course on the mathematics of finance is discussed. Results of a controlled experiment indicated that the techniques employed seemed to have positively impacted the performance of the students. (CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking
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Nachmias, Rafi; Arcavi, Abraham – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
A nonconventional graphical way to represent functions (the Parallel Axes Representation) is discussed. A computerized environment designed to support the exploration of the representation of linear functions is described. The didactical potential of this representation is illustrated. (CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Eyob, Ephrem – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
The results of a simulation model of a queuing system are reported. Use in an introductory quantitative analysis course to enhance students' computer and quantitative modeling knowledge is described. (CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Woodrow, Janice E. J. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987
Reports on a study designed to investigate the attitudes of practicing teachers and student teachers regarding the educational use of computers. Results indicated that both groups of teachers surveyed believed their students should be computer literate and advocated the increased use of computers in education. (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science
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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Includes the abstracts of seven of the 191 papers presented at a recent educational computing conference. Topics include computer-based tutoring, computer-assisted instruction with low achieving students, education-industry collaboration, hypothesis testing, Western Carolina University MicroNet, the New Jersey Science Supervisors Electronic…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education
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Pinter-Lucke, Claudia – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1992
This article provides pedagogical techniques that require active student participation in the use of computer spreadsheets while determining recursive numerical solutions to equations. Included are several computer screen displays which illustrate the various advantages in using spreadsheets specific to synthetic division, the bisection method,…
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Functions (Mathematics)
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Judson, Phoebe T. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1991
Described is a weekly computer algebra laboratory course for Calculus I students during the 10-week spring semester, 1990, at Trinity University. Advice on the establishment and management of this type of laboratory including descriptions of student participation trends and student reactions is presented. (JJK)
Descriptors: Algebra, Calculus, College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Orton, Robert E. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Described is a short program for teaching and learning about geometric transformations. The integration of geometry problem solving and BASIC programing is discussed. Applications of computer graphics are illustrated. (CW)
Descriptors: Computation, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Ellis, James D. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Several models for preparing preservice and inservice teachers to use microcomputers in science teaching are described. A summary of research on the topic is included. A list of competencies needed by teachers to use microcomputers in teaching is provided. Recommendations for implementing computers in teacher education are suggested. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Bitter, Gary G., Ed. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Reviewed are two computer software packages: "Algebra Concepts: Volume One," and "Data Insights." Each package is described and the strengths and weaknesses are highlighted. Costs and system requirements are listed. (CW)
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Stuessy, Carol L.; Rowland, Paul M. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989
Discusses a microcomputer-based laboratory (MBL) study (n=75) which uses multiple temperature gathering devices (mercury thermometer, digital thermometer, and computer probe) and graphing methods (hand graphs, delayed computer graphs, and real-time graphs). Reports that MBL real-time graphing provides significant increases in graphing skills. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education
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