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Jardine, Richard – Primus, 1997
Describes student historical research and student classroom presentation of the results of that research. Feedback from the student surveys verifies that active-learning mathematics history can motivate students to learn mathematics. (Author/DDR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Activities
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Meier, John; Thorme, Trisha – Primus, 1997
Outlines a pair of projects used in introductory calculus that are inspired by techniques archaeologists use in the analysis of pottery. These real-world application problems appeal to students who are not necessarily interested in the standard application of calculus. (Author/DDR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Archaeology, Calculus, College Curriculum
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DeLong, Matt; Winter, Dale – Primus, 2001
Describes an algorithm for planning college-level mathematics lessons based on the identification and achievement of student learning objectives. Discusses the ways in which this algorithm can help novice instructors to include opportunities for active learning in their lessons. (Contains 50 references.) (Author/ASK)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Educational Assessment, Higher Education, Lesson Plans