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Mathematica World - Education Today

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  • Date: Thu, 9 Jun 94 23:49:02 EST

 Mathematica World - Education Today
Steve Hunt
Special issue:
The Mathematica environment resists being identified with any particular educational method.  The diverse range of implementations in this issue illustrate that there is no one educational paradigm that can be associated with the use of Mathematica in teaching.  What is clear is that many educators are finding in Mathematica a tool for enhancing and at times replacing earlier methods.  
In this issue:
      Analysis of Planar Mechanisms - Carol Rubin.
      Animating Calculus - Ed Packel & Stan Wagon.
      Calculus & Mathematica  - Bill Davis, Horacio Porta, Jerry Uhl.
      Computational Physics - Paul Abbott 
      Dickson College Calculus Project - Barry Tesman.
      Discovering the Derivative - Steve Hunt.
      Floating-Point Arithmetic - Alkis Akritas.
      On Iteration Methods in Numerical Analysis - Steven Dunbar.
      OzMATH - Desmond Fearnley-Sander.
      Self-Tutor for Computer Calculus - D Burbulla & Kit Dodson.
      The Package NUMERIAL - Jesus Rojo.
      The CSM Program - Jack Cohen & Frank Hagin.
      Transitional Maths Project - Phillip Kent, Phil Ramsden, John Wood.
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