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Croy, Marvin J. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1999
Presents graphic means of representing deductive proofs in a sentential system of symbolic logic. Provides students with performance data following a description of the rule set and the working backwards method. Shows that one interface design is superior to others in respect to working backwards. Draws some general conclusions concerning the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education
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Meel, David E. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1999
Discusses dialogue journal writing and its incorporation into a college-level Calculus 1 course. Identifies how: (a) e-mail dialogue journals provided a viable means of individualized, continual contact with students in a large class; (b) students benefited from asking questions and receiving timely explanations; and (c) the instructor received…
Descriptors: Calculus, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail
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Palis, Gilda de La Rocque – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1999
Designs a set of spreadsheet-supported activities to examine how preservice and inservice teachers behave in an exploratory computer setting, thus providing clues capable of informing the design of other learning opportunities using this technological tool. Describes the content of the activities devised and some of the strategies used by teachers…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Arcavi, Abraham; Nachmias, Rafi – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1993
Presents exploration activities and problems related to the concept of linear function which can be performed using Parallel Axes Representation. (PR)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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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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Smith, David A., Ed.; DeVries, David J., Ed. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1999
Explores what can be learned--in particular, what can be learned about science--from the Web sites of four well-known science journals: Discover, Scientific American, Nature, and Science. (Author/ASK)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Journals, Elementary Secondary Education
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Manoucherhri, Azita – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1999
Investigates the extent to which computers were being used by middle and high school mathematics teachers in Missouri. Develops an understanding of the basis for teachers' decisions regarding the use of computers--or lack of--in instruction. Reports that the teachers did not use computers for purposes other than drill and practice. Contains 44…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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