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\iteman{ZMATH 2015e.00715}
\itemau{Helfgott, Michel}
\itemti{Improved teaching of the calculus through the use of historical materials.}
\itemso{Swetz, Frank (ed.) et al., Learn from the masters. Proceedings of the international conference/workshop on the history of mathematics, held in Kristiansand, Norway, August of 1988. Providence, RI: Mathematical Association of America (ISBN 0-88385-703-0/pbk). Classr. Resour. Mater., 135-144 (1995).}
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Summary: Michel Helfgott has actually designed a calculus teaching sequence based on historical considerations. He relates his experiences in providing a cultural background for calculus.
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\itemcc{I15 A30 D35 D45}
\itemut{history of mathematics; university teaching; courses; genetic method; differential calculus; integral calculus; experience reports; sequences; limits; continuity; derivatives; mean value theorem; extreme value problems; curve sketching; Taylor's theorem; area; fundamental theorem of calculus; exponential functions; Taylor polynomials; integration methods; numerical integration; curves; polar coordinates}
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