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Mathematical Association of America Committee on Educational Media

Overview
Works: 54 works in 110 publications in 2 languages and 867 library holdings
Genres: Programmed instructional materials  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films  Documentary films  Educational films  Animated films  Short films  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Other
Classifications: QA303, 517.077
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Most widely held works about Mathematical Association of America
 
Most widely held works by Mathematical Association of America
A programed course in calculus by Mathematical Association of America( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programmed learning and mathematical education, a CEM study by Kenneth O May( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenge in the classroom : the methods of R.L. Moore( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the man, his philosophy, and his teaching methods as seen in his own words, through the scenes in his class, and in his candid conversations with other mathematicians
Let us teach guessing : a demonstration with George Polya by George Pólya( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecturer George Pólya leads an undergraduate class to discover the number of parts into which 3-space is divided by five arbitrary planes. He identifies the steps involved in plausible reasoning, and points out that they constitute a program for attacking any mathematical or scientific problem
Pits, peaks and passes : a lecture on critical point theory by Marston Morse( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Part 1, Professor Marston Morse, using as examples island peaks, pits and passes, analyzes the critical points of a function defined on an orientable two-dimensional manifold. Part 2 turns to higher dimensions, to functions on the 3-sphere and applications
Calculus film project( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series of fourteen animated films was produced by the Calculus Film Project of the Mathematical Association of America in the late 1960's ... The concept content and presentation provided by these films continues to demonstrate its value for first year calculus students." (from accompanying booklet)
One to one correspondence : [motion picture]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses animation and live action to define the equivalence of sets. Emphasizes the transitive property of set equivalence. Uses this property to show how one-to-one correspondence may be established through the use of intermediate sets
John Von Neumann : a documentary( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses rare photographs and films to present a biography of the mathematician John Von Neumann. Includes personal recollections of friends and colleagues as well as detailed descriptions and discussions of his contributions in various fields of science
Supplement to A programed course in Calculus by David M Merriell( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Volume of a solid of revolution( Visual )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that the volume of an urn-like solid can be expressed as a definite integral
Courant in Gottingen and New York( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film biography of Richard Courant
Volume by shells( Visual )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that the volume of a torus can be expressed as a definite integral using the shell method. For first year calculus students
A programmed course in calculus by Mathematical Association of America( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curso programado de cálculo by New York) Committee on Educational Media (Clinton( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A programed course in calculus by Mathematical Association of America( Book )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Göttingen and New York--reflections on a life in mathematics--Richard Courant( Visual )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the career of Richard Courant, whose colleagues describe his influence and work. Includes his lecture on soap bubbles and minimal surfaces and reminiscences of the formation of the institutes ot Gẗtingen and N.Y.U. Utilizes rare old footage of the giant of the Gẗtingen days, David Hilbert and his associates
Challenge in the classroom : a documentary on R.L. Moore( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the man, his philosophy, and his teaching methods as seen in his own words, through the scenes in his class, and in his candid conversations with other mathematicians
A programmed course in calculus--Supplement by Mathematical Association of America( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Predicting at random( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecturer David Blackwell in an ingenious fashion solves a purely mathematical problem relating to predicting at random and then applies it to a fanciful situation
Limit by Arshile Gorky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the term limit, using the idea of neighborhoods. Illustrates the use of the definition with examples of real valued functions of a single real variable
 
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Alternative Names
C.E.M.

CEM

Committee on Educational Media

Mathematical Association of America C.E.M.

Mathematical Association of America CEM

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