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Mathematical modelling : teaching and assessment in a technology-rich world

Author: P Galbraith
Publisher: Chichester : Horwood, 1998.
Series: Ellis Horwood series in mathematics and its applications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work contributes to the teaching, learning and assessing of mathematical modelling in this era of rapidly expanding technology.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Galbraith
ISBN: 189856342X 9781898563426
OCLC Number: 40841103
Notes: " ... based on presentations at the Eighth International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modelling and Applications (ICTMA-8) held in Brisbane, Australia, in August 1997"--Preface.
Description: xii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Neither a microscope nor a telescope, just a mathscope / Claudi Alsina --
Applications, modelling and communication in secondary school mathematics / Honor Williams and Afzal Ahmed --
Mathematics learning and modelling: theory and practice / Jaco Filipe Matos --
Mathematical modelling in years 8 to 12 of secondary schooling / T.A. Dunne --
Physical modelling of mathematical concepts in subjects studied by pre-service undergraduate teachers: a pedagogical perspective / John Green --
Get students to do the teaching! / S. Kenneth Houston --
Student perceptions of large systems modelling projects / M.J. Hamson and M.A.M. Lynch --
On the role of 'Grundvorstellungen' for reality-related proofs: examples and reflections / Werner Blum --
Cognitive difficulties related to the understanding of the definition of group / Teng-San Shih --
Mathematical modellng and current events using hand held graphing technology / Roger Brown --
Modelling using dynamic geometry software / Barry McCrae --
Technology as a tool for transforming mathematical tasks / Merrilyn Goos. The impact of computer algebra systems on modelling activities / Hans-Wolfgang Henn --
Maple: methodology, modelling and matrices / Neville T. Neill --
The use of Maple in teaching mathematical modelling / Mike Pemberton --
The understanding of mathematical expectation in gambling situations / Robert Peard --
Goal!!! (The mathematics of a penalty shoot-out in a football game) / Elsa Fernandes, Joao Filipe Matos --
Developing simple random number models using a spreadsheet / Mike Hamson --
Perceptions of mathematical modelling in Australia: is it time to take gender off the agenda? / Ken Gray --
Drug models and their use in mathematics courses / Trevor Gethins --
Comparison of a newly developed chemotherapy competition model with earlier drug resistant models / J.R. Usher and D. Henderson --
Discrete approaches to mathematical modelling / Anne Penfold Street, Deborah J. Street --
The influence of problem format on students' approaches to mathematical modelling / Toshikaza Ikeda, Max Stephens --
Secondary pupils creating posters / S. Kenneth Houston and Barbara E. Breedon. The emperor's new clothes?: teaching and assessment of mathematical applications at the senior secondary level / Gloria Stillman --
Modes of representation and their influence on the application of mathematical concepts / Traugott Hans Schelker --
How do students' attitudes to mathematics influence the modelling activity? / Peter Galbraith, John Izard --
A fuzzy logical model to aggregate several heterogeneous educational grades from a reductionist grading scheme / Chiu-Keung Law and Jin-Shieh Su --
Prospective South African teachers' handling of pedagogical activities related to the applications of mathematics / Cyril Julie --
Danish students compete in the A-lympiads / Sten Asgaard Andersen --
Algebra, modelling, and achievement / Susan J. Lamon --
A proposal for university level mathematical modelling and simulation using signal theory / Marta Anaya, Maria Ines Cavallaro --
New trends in distance education for the engineer / Heinrich Abel, Peter Hauck --
Teaching of mathematical modelling in China / Qiyuan Jiang.
Series Title: Ellis Horwood series in mathematics and its applications.
Responsibility: [edited by] P. Galbraith [and others].

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