Electronic Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics

Chicago, Illinois, October 30-November 2, 2003

Paper C047

Technology-Supported Inquiry-Based Learning In Collegiate Mathematics

Hamide Dogan-Dunlap

Mathematical Sciences
University of Texas at El Paso
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El Paso, TX 79968
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The paper discusses how Mathematica (a Computer Algebra System) activities are implemented in a matrix algebra course to provide and support inquiry-based learning both during and out of the class. Students' comments, instructor's experiences and course material are used to discuss pedagogical issues that have occurred while integrating technology.

Keyword(s): Mathematica, linear algebra, pedagogy