A Model Computer Laboratory for the Teaching and Learning
of Undergraduate Mathematics
by Preservice Secondary School Teachers

Beverly Baartmans,
Jeffrey Holt,
and
Thomas Drummer

Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI 49931

bjgimmes@mtu.edu

Grant Number: DUE: 9452211

A Macintosh laboratory with eleven Quadra 630s has changed both the content and the pedagoguy of four courses at Michigan Technological University. College Geometry, Introductory Statistics with Calculus, Number Theory, and a special topics course titled "Secondary School Mathematics Curriculum Projects." Software being utilized includes Geometer's Sketchpad, Tesselmania, Minitab, Mathematica, and EXCEL. Course descriptions, sample course materials, and assessment results will be shared.


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