TITLE

WebQuest on conic sections as a learning tool for prospective teachers

AUTHOR(S)
Kurtuluş, Aytaç; Ada, Tuba
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Teaching Mathematics & its Applications;Dec2012, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p215
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
WebQuests incorporate technology with educational concepts through integrating online resources with student-centred and activity-based learning. In this study, we describe and evaluate a WebQuest based on conic sections, which we have used with a group of prospective mathematics teachers. The WebQuest entitled: ‘Creating a Carpet Design Using Conic Sections Equations’ incorporated structured activities as well as opportunities for creativity. We found that the students generally completed the tasks very well and that some of their designs were very creative.
ACCESSION #
83746586

 

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