Calculus, Concepts, Computers, and Cooperative Learning (C4L)
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|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 is effective in mathematics; lecturing should be replaced by interactive activities; and textbooks and course structure must support this pedagogical strategy. The curriculum outlines activities, class meetings, and problem sets; textbooks are available. Contact information included. C4L is the product of the NSF-funded Purdue Calculus Reform Project.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Courses, Computers|
|Math Topics:||Calculus (Single Variable)|
|Math Ed Topics:||Calculus Reform, Constructivism|
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