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Learning and teaching mathematics using simulations plus 2000 examples from physics by Dieter Röss

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Published by De Gruyter in Berlin, Boston .
Written in English


  • Textbooks,
  • Mathematics,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Physics,
  • Simulation methods

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Edition Notes

StatementDieter Röss
SeriesDe Gruyter textbook
LC ClassificationsQA20.C65 R6713 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25077299M
ISBN 109783110250053
LC Control Number2011007424

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Röss, Dieter Learning and Teaching Mathematics using Simulations Plus Examples from Physics. Learning and Teaching Mathematics using Simulations Book A PDF of the Learning and Teaching Mathematics using Simulations book. download Last Modified: Subjects Levels Resource Types; General Physics - Computational Physics.   The simulations are intended as learning or teaching tools for subjects from algebra to differential equations. Through numerous interactive Java simulations on topics from number theory to calculus and partial differential equations, the exploration of mathematical concepts is not as restricted to physics as the title may suggest. The reader is introduced to higher mathematics in an experimental way. He works with numerous interactive Java- simulations treating mathematical topics from number theory to infinitesimal calculus and partial differential equations. On the way he playfully learns the EJS simulation technique.

  In the book Beyond Constructivism: Models and Modeling Perspectives on Mathematics Problem Solving, Learning, and Teaching, researchers make sense of how students learn math based on countless hours analyzing videos in which students wrestle with elementary but powerful underlying math concepts during real-life problem solving situations. They. "Simulations in Mathematics-Probability and Computing" (SIM-PAC) (Perry, ), is a three-year project () funded by the United States' National Science Foundation's Materials Research and Development Program (Grant #MDR 10). Through this project, instructional strategies for the teaching and learning of probability.   In a simulation the teacher finds a way of teaching material by allowing students to participate in it. By allowing students to play a role in the lesson, students can make personal meaning and will be more likely to remember the lesson. Every subject area can use simulations to solidify and expand learning. Using Simulations for Teaching & Learning ing and knowledge evolves through social negotiation and individual understanding (Kirkley & Kirk-ley, ). How Simulations Enhance Learning Simulations provide students with a very real experience and as such, they require a stu-dent’s absolute involvement and participation.

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