id: 02312127
dt: j
an: 1996c.01629
au: Smith, Robert S.
ti: Spreadsheets as a Mathematical Tool.
so: J. Excell. Coll. Teach. 3, 131-48 (1992).
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la: EN
cc: D45
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ab: Discusses how spreadsheet software can be used at the college level to
teach mathematical algorithms that rely on iterative procedures.
Describes an application in an Australian college class for second-year
mathematics students including curriculum, structure, and projects.
Argues that this approach can reverse declining interest in
mathematics, improve technological literacy, and revitalize
mathematical skills. (ERIC)
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