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Teles, Elizabeth J. – Primus, 1992
Discusses results from studies reported from 1958-86 examining the different methods of teaching calculus. Alternatives to lecture presentations to supplement and enhance learning include discovery and group learning, self-paced classes, programed materials, and use of computers. (over 50 references) (MDH)
Descriptors: Calculus, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Cooperative Learning
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Urion, David K.; Davidson, Neil A. – Primus, 1992
Reports the results of five contrasts between small-group learning and a more teacher-centered instructional style employed in junior high, high school, and college mathematics classes. In no case did the small-group class perform more poorly than the one led by a teacher; in one case, measuring long-term retention, the small-group class performed…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning, Higher Education, Large Group Instruction