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STUDENT MOTIVATION IN UNDERGRADUATE CALCULUS : FIRST THOUGHTS

@inproceedings{Voight2004STUDENTMI,
  title={STUDENT MOTIVATION IN UNDERGRADUATE CALCULUS : FIRST THOUGHTS},
  author={J. Voight},
  year={2004}
}
  • J. Voight
  • Published 2004
  • What is it that really motivates students to study mathematics, and how can this enthusiasm be cultivated in the calculus classroom? After a bit of theory as a backdrop, the experiences of the author in his first year as a graduate student instructor (GSI) for second-semester calculus are chronicled, followed by some thoughts and suggestions for other GSIs in mathematics. Terrel Bell, former Secretary of Education, has this to say: There are three things to remember about education. The first… CONTINUE READING

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