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Primus | 4 |

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Alexopoulos, John | 1 |

Barb, Cynthia | 1 |

Kelly, Susan E. | 1 |

LeDocq, Rebecca Lewin | 1 |

Lutzer, Carl V. | 1 |

Mathews, Susann M. | 1 |

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Journal Articles | 4 |

Reports - Descriptive | 4 |

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Mathews, Susann M. – Primus, 1991

Describes the mechanics of group work in the college mathematics classroom specifically group formation, preliminary class work, class and group discourse, individual and group assignments, and impact on test taking. Includes examples from a first-semester calculus course. (JJK)

Descriptors: Calculus, Cheating, Classroom Techniques, College Mathematics

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Kelly, Susan E.; LeDocq, Rebecca Lewin – Primus, 2001

Describes the specific courses in a sequence along with how the writing has been implemented in each course. Provides ideas for how to efficiently handle the additional paper load so students receive the necessary feedback while keeping the grading time reasonable. (Author/ASK)

Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Content Area Writing, Differential Equations

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Alexopoulos, John; Barb, Cynthia – Primus, 2001

Presents problems to find the integrals of logarithmic and inverse trigonometric functions early in the calculus sequence by using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and the concept of area, and without the use of integration by parts. (Author/ASK)

Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Functions (Mathematics), Higher Education

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Lutzer, Carl V. – Primus, 2001

Describes an activity designed to help students develop a good foundation from the beginning of the transition from multivariate calculus to linear algebra. (MM)

Descriptors: Calculus, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education