A computer laboratory program in engineering mathematics to enhance mathematical conceptualisation

Raymond Summit

Abstract


This article describes a laboratory supplementary program that was integrated into a traditional mining engineering mathematics unit. The practical classes consisted of computer investigations designed to help develop mathematical concepts. The program described here was mainly web based and did not directly rely on a computer algebra system for its implementation. An evaluation of the program is included.

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Keywords


Mathematics laboratory, technology in education

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21914/anziamj.v51i0.2616



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