ERIC Number: EJ445085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Learning by Discovery and Weekly Problems: Two Methods of Calculus Reform.
Solow, Anita E.
Primus, v1 n2 p183-97 Jun 1991
Discusses and provides sample lessons of learning by discovery and weekly problem sets, which are presented as alternative methods for teaching college calculus. Both approaches stress conceptual understanding and guide the students to explore the ideas of calculus in small groups in a computer laboratory setting. (JJK)
Descriptors: Calculus, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Development, College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Discovery Learning, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A