Tablet technology in first year calculus and linear algebra teaching

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Loch, Birgit I.. 2005. "Tablet technology in first year calculus and linear algebra teaching." Bulmer, Michael, MacGillivray, Helen and Varsavsky, Cristina (ed.) Kingfisher Delta '05: 5th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning. Fraser Island, Australia 22 - 26 Nov 2005 Brisbane, Australia.
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Tablet technology in first year calculus and linear algebra teaching

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AuthorLoch, Birgit I.
EditorsBulmer, Michael, MacGillivray, Helen and Varsavsky, Cristina
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of Kingfisher Delta'05: the 5th Southern Hemisphere Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
Number of Pages7
Year2005
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
ISBN1864998407
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://www.maths.uq.edu.au/delta05/index.php
Conference/EventKingfisher Delta '05: 5th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
Event Details
Kingfisher Delta '05: 5th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
Event Date
22 to end of 26 Nov 2005
Event Location
Fraser Island, Australia
Abstract

Although tablet technology has been around for more than a decade, it seems to be used mainly in niche markets such as arts and design, and it appears to have bypassed most of academia.
The purpose of this paper is to show the usefulness and effectiveness of tablet technology in undergraduate mathematics teaching by sharing experiences made using a graphics tablet for lecturing a large first year class. It is meant to encourage discussion of current teaching tools, for instance for lecture delivery, preparation of on-line material and student consultation at a distance. This technology allows writing by hand on the computer as well as keeping a record of what has been written, which makes publication of this material on the course website very simple.

Keywordstablet technology; large first year class; tablet PC; graphics tablet; pen-based lecture delivery; workbook
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390405. Educational technology and computing
390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
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Byline AffiliationsDepartment of Mathematics and Computing
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