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Pinker, Aron – School Science and Mathematics, 1971
Descriptors: Calculus, Curriculum, Instruction, Mathematics
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Pinker, Aron – School Science and Mathematics, 1976
In a pilot study of college students' understanding of mathematical induction, the author asked 2,320 students and 152 faculty members to determine whether eight statements were true or false. The difficulty of the statements was analyzed for subgroups of the population. (SD)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Higher Education, Induction, Instruction
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Pinker, Aron – School Science and Mathematics, 1978
The direct quote word problem from scientific literature is suggested as a means of demonstrating the relevance of mathematics to other fields. (MP)
Descriptors: Behavioral Sciences, Biological Sciences, Instruction, Mathematical Applications