Electronic Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics
San Antonio, Texas, March 6-9, 2008
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Multivariable Calculus Virtual Office Hours in a Metaverse
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The author has established a virtual 'office' in a 3D virtual world (metaverse) Second Life, and created tools for visualizing vectors, lines, and planes. Students in his Calculus II class were invited to participate in virtual office hours where they (i.e., their avatars) could directly experience objects in 3D space.
Keyword(s): multivariable calculus, software, Internet