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 predatorprey 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 ShellGellasch  Protractors in the classroom: an historical perspective / Amy AckerbergHastings  The metric system enters the American classroom: 17901890 / 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 
Notes 
Print version record 
Subject 
Mathematics  History


Mathematics  Study and teaching (Higher)


History in mathematics education


History in mathematics education.


Mathematics.


Mathematics  Study and teaching (Higher)

Genre/Form 
History.

Form 
Electronic book

Author 
ShellGellasch, Amy, editor


Jardine, Dick, editor

ISBN 
0883851784 

9780883851784 
