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Title From calculus to computers : using the last 200 years of mathematics history in the classroom / edited by Amy Shell-Gellasch and Dick Jardine
Published Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, ©2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 255 pages) : illustrations
Series MAA notes ; #68
MAA notes ; no. 68
Contents Arthur Cayley and the first paper on group theory / David J. Pengelley -- Putting the differential back into differential calculus / Robert Rogers -- Using Galois' ideas in the teaching of abstract algebra / Matt D. Lunsford -- Teaching elliptic curves using original sources / Lawrence D'Antonio -- Using the historical development of predator-prey models to teach mathematical modeling / Holly P. Hirst -- How to use history to clarify common confusions in geometry / Daina Taimina and David W. Henderson -- Euler on Cevians / Eisso J. Atzema and Homer White -- Modern geometry after the end of mathematics / Jeff Johannes -- Using 20th century history in a conbinatories and graph theory class / Linda E. McGuire -- Public key cryptography / Shai Simonson -- Introducing logic via Turing machines / Jerry M. Lodder -- From Hilbert's program to computer programming / William Calhoun -- From the tree method in modern logic to the beginning of automated theorem proofing / Francine F. Abeles -- Numerical methods history projects / Dick Jardine -- Foundations of statistics in American textbooks: probability and pedagogy in historical context / Patti Wilger Hunter -- Incorporating the mathematical achievements of women and minority mathematicians into classrooms / Sarah J. Greenwald -- Mathematical topics in an undergraduate history of science course / David Lindsay Roberts -- Building a history of mathematics course from a local perspective / Amy Shell-Gellasch -- Protractors in the classroom: an historical perspective / Amy Ackerberg-Hastings -- The metric system enters the American classroom: 1790-1890 / Peggy Aldrich Kidwell -- Some wrinkles for a history of mathematics course / Peter Ross -- Teaching history of mathematics through problems / John R. Prather
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Mathematics -- History
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
History in mathematics education
History in mathematics education.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Shell-Gellasch, Amy, editor
Jardine, Dick, editor
ISBN 0883851784