Enhance Faculty Experience and Skills Using Maple in the 21st Century Classroom
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What role does faculty confidence and skills play in the use of a Computer Algebra System (CAS) play in increasing student success in college calculus courses? Studies show that improving students’ spatial abilities in math is a key indicator to improving their success in calculus Sorby et al. (2013). This proposal discusses challenges faced while attempting to implement the use of Maple within the classroom in the Calculus sequences, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations at Johnston Community College as well as across North Carolina Community Colleges.
KeywordsMaple classroom Instruction Faculty
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