Curriculum Development via Literary and Musical Forms
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|Joel K. Haack, Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Northern Iowa; the Math Forum|
|An article presented at the Humanistic Math session of the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, in Orlando, Florida. Haack's article discusses how the literary and musical forms can help develop a path through mathematical knowledge, envisioning example units, novellas, or tone poems around textbooks such as Martin Jay Greenberg's Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometries, Hughes-Hallett's Calculus, and John McCleary's Geometry from a Differentiable Viewpoint. Includes references.|
|Resource Types:||Course Notes, Preprints|
|Math Topics:||Calculus (Single Variable), Euclidean Plane Geometry, Non-Euclidean Geometry, Literature/Poetry, Music|
|Math Ed Topics:||Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies, Teaching Styles/Practices, Curriculum/Materials Development|
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