Electronic Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics

Chicago, Illinois, November 6-9, 1997

Paper C026

Using Toolbook II to Create Graphing Calculator Instruction

Gary M. Lawler

Adirondack Community College
640 Bay Rd.
Queensbury, NY 12804
Phone: (518) 743-2233

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Integrated graphing calculator instruction is difficult in introductory courses requiring technology. There is a level of anxiety and cognitive overload for symbolic anxious students attempting to learn both the mathematics and the corresponding technology. The presenter will discuss and briefly demonstrate a current project using the Toolbook II authoring system.

Keyword(s): graphing calculators, pedagogy