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Re: Opportunities and Player Pro

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  • Subject: [mg104491] Re: Opportunities and Player Pro
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at together.net>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Nov 2009 17:55:52 -0500 (EST)
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  • Reply-to: HPR <read at math.uvm.edu>

Kevin J. McCann wrote:
> I agree completely with David' comments (although the poetic bit at the 
> end may be overdone). From my own perspective, I would use something 
> like the Player to send interactive notes to my students. This would 
> mean that they could use it without having to purchase Mathematica or use it on 
> one of the University's computers.
> 
> Without the Acrobat-like availability and free usage, I, quite frankly, 
> do not see the point of the Player, since I only have two free players 
> to distribute, however that is done, how do I pick the two - my two best 
> students, the two worst, ..., what about next semester?

Does your university's Mathematica site license not include home use for 
students/faculty/staff? (Ours does.)


-- 
Helen Read
Mathematics & Statistics
University of Vermont


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