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Motivating Examples, Meaning and Context in Teaching Linear Algebra

  • David StrongEmail author
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Part of the ICME-13 Monographs book series (ICME13Mo)

Abstract

In this chapter I examine how we as authors and instructors can move beyond the what and how of the ideas that we teach and more effectively address the why. l discuss the need for-and give several instances of-relevant and thought-provoking examples that can better motivate the various concepts of linear algebra and simultaneously pique the interest of our students in those concepts.

Keywords

Motivation Meaning Context 

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pepperdine UniversityMalibuUSA

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