cal in Mathematics

  • David A. Tawney


All the three mathematics projects described are concerned with the difficulty students find in the techniques of mathematics, in the evaluation of functions and the solution of equations, but this difficulty is tackled in two totally different ways.


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  1. 1.
    An edited version of Harding, R. D., Computer Aided Teaching of Applied Mathematics, Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Technol., 5, 447–455 (1974). The author, who lectures in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University, was Director of the Cambridge University Transferability Project; see Appendix 2. 2CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    J. Hampton, who lectures at Napier College, Edinburgh, was an Assistant Director of the MATLAB project; see Appendix 2. 9Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    An edited version of Daly, D. W., Dunn, W. and Hunter, J., The Computer Assisted Learning (cal) Project in Mathematics at the University of Glasgow, Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Technol., 8, 145–156 (1977). The authors were members of the Basic Mathematics at Undergraduate Level project, Professor Hunter being the Director; see Appendix 2. 1CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • David A. Tawney
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Applied Research in EducationUniversity of East AngliaUK

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