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Using writing to teach mathematics

Author: Andrew Sterrett
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : Mathematical Association of America, [1990]
Series: MAA notes, no. 16.
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A collection of essays which aim to show how to write about mathematics. They remind professors how frequently mathematicians are asked to write and provide a theoretical framework by which to assess  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Using writing to teach mathematics.
[Washington, DC] : Mathematical Association of America, [1990]
(OCoLC)756445591
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sterrett
ISBN: 0883850664 9780883850664
OCLC Number: 22543614
Description: xv, 139 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Mathematicians write, mathematics students should too / Ann K. Stehney --
Writing for educational objectives in a calculus course / Sandra Z. Keith --
Writing in mathematics : a plethora of possibilities / Timothy Sipka --
A reply to questions for mathematics colleagues on writing across the curriculum / Emelie Kenney --
Writing in mathematics at Swarthmore : PDCs / Stephen B. Maurer --
A writing program and its lesson for mathematicians / Ann K. Stehney --
Writing in the math classroom : math in the writing class (or how I spent my summer vacation) / Thomas W. Rishel --
A writing intensive mathematics course / Arthur T. White --
Writing, teaching, and learning in mathematics : one set of experiences / Richard J. Maher --
Technical writing for mathematics projects / J. Douglas Faires and Charles A. Nelson --
But this is not an English class / André Michelle Lubecke --
You can and should get your students to write in sentences / Melvin Henriksen --
Three r's for mathematics papers : 'riting, refereeing, and rewriting / Thomas Q. Sibley --
Attempting mathematics in a meaningless language / Martha B. Burton --
Using expressive writing to support mathematics instruction : benefits for the student, teacher, and classroom / Barbara Rose --
Rewriting our stories of mathematics / Linda Brandau --
Writing in mathematics : a vehicle for development and empowerment / Dorothy Buerk --
Two perspectives on a writing intensive course in operations research / Mary Margaret Hart McDonald and Coreen Mett --
A writing fellows program meets an abstract algebra class : the instructor's and the fellow's perspective / John O. Kiltinen and Lisa M. Mansfield --
Writing abstracts as a means of review / David G. Hartz --
Journals and essay examinations in undergraduate mathematics / Gary L. Britton --
Weekly journal entries : an effective tool for teaching mathematics / Louis A. Talman --
Writing assignments and course content / Joanne E. Snow --
Library and writing assignments in an introductory calculus class / John R. Stoughton --
Teaching mathematics within the mathematics curriculum / David T. Burkam --
Writing about proof / Keith Hirst --
Using writing to improve student learning of statistics / Robert W. Hayden --
Integrating writing into the history of mathematics / Dorothy Goldberg --
Writing to learn and communicate mathematics : an assignment in abstract algebra / Anne Brown --
Writing in an non-Euclidean geometry course / Richard S. Millman --
The essay as a cognitive map / James V. Rauff.
Series Title: MAA notes, no. 16.
Responsibility: Andrew Sterrett, editor.

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