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The Calm before the storm! CAL in University Mathematics

The Calm before the storm! CAL in University Mathematics
The Calm before the storm! CAL in University Mathematics
A Computer Aided Learning project in Mathematics (the CALM Project) is based at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. It is one of the projects currently in receipt of funding from the Computer Board of the United Kingdom as part of the Computers in Teaching Initiative in British Universities.
The CALM Project seeks to produce computer enhanced teaching packages which will back-up the conventional teaching of Calculus to large groups of first year engineering undergraduates at a typical Scottish University. The project has been underway for just over one year and some of the software prepared by the CALM team has been tested by one section of the class. During this testing period we have embarked on a formative evaluation of the software and of its impact on student learning practices.
In this article the writers present an outline of the evaluation procedure. In addition, details are given of the software tools used to produce the CALM programs.
calm, Computer Aided Learning in Mathematics
0360-1315
43-47
Beevers, C.E.
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Cherry, B.S.G.
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Clark, D.E.R.
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Foster, M.G.
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McGuire, G.R.
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Renshaw, J.H.
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Beevers, C.E.
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Cherry, B.S.G.
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Clark, D.E.R.
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Foster, M.G.
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McGuire, G.R.
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Beevers, C.E., Cherry, B.S.G., Clark, D.E.R., Foster, M.G., McGuire, G.R. and Renshaw, J.H. (1988) The Calm before the storm! CAL in University Mathematics. Computers and Education, 12 (1), 43-47. (doi:10.1016/0360-1315(88)90053-X). (Submitted)

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A Computer Aided Learning project in Mathematics (the CALM Project) is based at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. It is one of the projects currently in receipt of funding from the Computer Board of the United Kingdom as part of the Computers in Teaching Initiative in British Universities.
The CALM Project seeks to produce computer enhanced teaching packages which will back-up the conventional teaching of Calculus to large groups of first year engineering undergraduates at a typical Scottish University. The project has been underway for just over one year and some of the software prepared by the CALM team has been tested by one section of the class. During this testing period we have embarked on a formative evaluation of the software and of its impact on student learning practices.
In this article the writers present an outline of the evaluation procedure. In addition, details are given of the software tools used to produce the CALM programs.

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Submitted date: 1988
Keywords: calm, Computer Aided Learning in Mathematics

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URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41099
ISSN: 0360-1315
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Date deposited: 19 Jul 2006
Last modified: 06 Nov 2018 17:31

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