Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education
by E. A. Gavosto, S. G. Krantz, W. McCallum
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1999
Number of pages: 174
What is the appropriate balance among theory, technique, and applications? What is the role of technology? How do we fulfill the needs of students entering other fields? The purpose of this volume is to present a serious discussion of these educational issues, with a balanced representation of opposing ideas.
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