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  1. Calculus Reform Movements - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    The Math Forum's suggested sites on calculus reform, including projects, discussions, conferences, and a bibliography. more>>

  2. Computer Algebra Systems in Calculus Reform - Lisa Denise Murphy
    A literature review that starts with a brief history of the calculus reform movement and goes on to describe several studies in which computer algebra systems (CAS) were used in introductory calculus courses. With the beginnings of an annotated list of sources. more>>

  3. The PostCALC Project - Duke University
    The PostCALC Project is a branch of the Connected Curriculum Library that presents interactive, mathematically-based modules designed for high school students who have finished a year-long course in calculus. These modules, each appropriate for several weeks' work by individuals or small groups of students, illustrate the use of calculus in a wide range of applications: Maple tutor, Fourier approximations and music, introduction to differential equations, population growth models, distributions of data, the SIR model for spread of disease, and systems of differential equations: models of species interaction. With links to Web Feats, summer workshops for high school teachers who want to learn how to create interactive online materials. more>>

  4. Reform Calculus Resources - Harel Barzilai
    Many printable activities and worksheets, some with solutions, long-term student projects, capsules and tutorials, and resources for instructors including a sample second-semester calculus course with in-class groupwork activities, projects, and student oral presentations. Entries are indexed by keyword and by the section in which they occur in the text Calculus: Concepts and Contexts by James Stewart. more>>


 
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  1. Calculus, Concepts, Computers, and Cooperative Learning (C4L) - Ed Dubinsky, David Mathews, and Keith Schwingendorf
    "Constructivist learning theory in practice," following six principles: research into student learning is critical; conceptual understanding is primary, but calculations play a major role; the good use of technology can be valuable; cooperative learning ...more>>

  2. The Calculus Consortium - John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publishers
    The Calculus Consortium, based at Harvard University and funded by NSF, produced textbooks such as Functions Modeling Change, Applied Calculus, Calculus: Single Variable, Multivariable Calculus, and the Calculus Live CD-ROM. These textbooks focus on calculus ...more>>

  3. Calculus in Context - Five Colleges, Inc.
    These calculus textbooks draw on computer technology to emphasize concepts over techniques, geometry over algebra, graphs over formulas, brute force over elegance, and numerical solutions over closed-form solutions. The authors of these calculus textbooks, ...more>>

  4. Calculus&Mathematica - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ohio State University
    A computer-based course about calculus, differential equations, and matrix theory, which the instructor can use as soon as the computers are unloaded at the classroom door. Includes a complete electronic text combined with a set of problems for the students ...more>>

  5. Calculus Reform And The First Two Years (CRAFTY) - Martin Flashman
    A site under construction for the MAA Subcommittee on Calculus Reform And the First Two Years. CRAFTY information (members, working groups, meeting agendas, minutes of meetings), publications, sponsors; CRAFTY Chat Room - an experimental chat room on ...more>>

  6. Calculus Reform Sessions - 1997 AMS/MAA Joint Meetings - The Math Forum
    A selection of presentations from the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 8-11 January 1997, San Diego, CA. ...more>>

  7. Computer-Based Calculus - Przemyslaw Bogacki, Gordon Melrose; Old Dominion University
    Archives of the ODU Calculus Project project, which has the goals of enhancing students' graphical and numerical understanding of calculus, and making the software/hardware aspect of the course as transparent as possible. With access to the preliminary ...more>>

  8. Dan Kennedy - Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
    Essays by Kennedy, the first high school teacher ever to chair the Advanced Placement Calculus Development Committee, include his article "The Princess and the AP: A Calculus Fairy Tale" and his 1998 address to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, ...more>>

  9. Discussing Undergraduate Mathematics Education on the Internet - Steve Weimar for MAA Online; The Math Forum
    Descriptions of good math discussion groups: what kinds of conversations you will find, how to access them, etc. Teaching and learning mathematics: MATHEDU, AMTE, MATHEDCC, DEVELOPMENTAL MATH. Topic-specific lists: MATH-HISTORY-LIST, AP-CALC, AP-STAT, ...more>>

  10. Distance Calculus @ Suffolk University - Suffolk University and MathMonkeys, LLC
    Calculus on the Web. Contents include: PreCalculus (functions, algebra, trigonometry); Calculus Topics (differential and integral calculus, sequences and series, multivariable calculus, differential equations); Assistance (student, instructor); Curriculum ...more>>

  11. Integrated Calculus with Precalculus - Ann Marie Murray
    A one-year course that covers the topics of Calculus I, taught as a two-course sequence with the same credit as a separate Precalculus and Calculus I course. It includes, on a just-in-time basis, all precalculus topics needed to understand and to solve ...more>>

  12. Launchings - David Bressoud
    This monthly column, sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), originally aimed "to publicize and expand upon the CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004 and its two companions: the Curriculum Foundations Project, and the CUPM Illustrative Resources." ...more>>

  13. The Long Island Consortium for Interconnected Learning (LICIL)
    The Long Island Consortium for Interconnected Learning in Quantitative Disciplines is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary project aimed at improving how faculty teach and how students learn in mathematically based subjects. It combines change in modes ...more>>

  14. MathWorlds - SimCalc: Simulations for Calculus Learning
    MathWorlds enables students to learn through exploration of animated worlds and dynamic graphs. The worlds present moving objects and characters in a variety of settings, such as elevators in a building or duckies on a pond. Manipulable graphs control ...more>>

  15. NCTM San Diego Sessions on Calculus Reform - The Math Forum
    A selection of summaries of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA: The NSF Math Modeling/Precalculus Reform Project: Functioning in the Real World, by Sheldon P. Gordon and Florence S. Gordon; Derive, Powerpoint ...more>>

  16. Oliver Knill
    Research, teaching, and media by this preceptor in Harvard's math department. Knill began in dynamical systems, tackling first ergodic and spectral theoretical questions, then probability theory and elementary number theory. This led to his "passion for ...more>>

  17. Project CALC: Calculus as a Laboratory Course - Lawrence C. Moore and David A. Smith, Duke University
    An NSF-funded curriculum development project that has produced materials for a three-semester reform calculus course emphasizing real-world problems, hands-on activities, discovery learning, writing and revision of writing, teamwork, intelligent use of ...more>>

  18. A Round-Table Discussion with the Client Disciplines - Sheldon P. Gordon; Mathematics, Suffolk Community College
    A roundtable discussion, chaired by Sheldon Gordon, with participants from a number of the sciences; the topic was how calculus reform affects their respective fields. ...more>>

  19. Sessions on Calculus Reform - The Math Forum
    Excerpts from the MAA sessions and minicourses on Planning Reformed Calculus Programs--Experiences and Advice, the AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, Orlando, Florida. ...more>>

  20. SimCalc Curriculum - James J. Kaput, Principal Investigator; Simulations for Calculus Learning
    The SimCalc Project aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students. How the math of change can contextualize and organize many other important ideas already in the curriculum, moving to a strands structure that allows ...more>>

  21. SimCalc Library - James J. Kaput, Principal Investigator; Simulations for Calculus Learning
    Papers and other writings on the SimCalc Project, which aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students: "Learning the Basics with Calculus"; "An introduction to the profound potential of connected algebra activities:issues ...more>>

  22. Summer Calculus Institute - The Calculus Consortium for Higher Education (CCHE)
    A three day institute held at Catholic University (Washington, DC) that disseminated to secondary schoolteachers the pedagogy and resource materials necessary to implement the philosophy of reform calculus in their own classrooms. Within a workshop environment, ...more>>

  23. Symposium on Implementing Reform in Math, Engineering, and the Sciences
    A workshop that brought together college faculty and administrators involved in large-scale implementation projects on the freshmen and sophomore level, or who were preparing such projects for the near future, held June 7-8, 1996, in Scottsdale, Arizona. ...more>>

  24. Topics in Calculus - E. Lee Lady; University of Hawaii
    Files in PDF, DVI, and Postscript formats, to help students learn to use calculus in applications and to have confidence in setting up formulas using derivatives and integrals. Contents include: a conceptual approach to applications of integration, max-min ...more>>

  25. Visual Calculus (Mathematics Archives) - Larry Husch; University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
    A collection of notes that give some ideas how technology, in particular computers, can be used in the teaching of calculus. Detailed instructions on implementing these ideas with various public domain, shareware and commercial software packages are provided. ...more>>

  26. Wisconsin Emerging Scholars Program (WES) - The Math Forum
    A program for calculus students designed to boost the performance and persistence of freshman in the UW-Madison's 3-course calculus sequence--a "gateway" course required of students planning to major in science, math, or engineering. The WES program places ...more>>


 
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