publication . Article . 2016

COLLEGE STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF LEARNING MATHEMATICS AND USING COMPUTERS

Gok, Tolga;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: ISRES Publishing
Abstract
Mathematics isthe key course to interpret the science and nature. A positive attitude shouldbe improved by learners to comprehend the logic of mathematics. However, mostof the research indicated that they were not interested in learning andstudying mathematics. Instead of understanding the basic principles, manystudents preferred to use sophisticated software packages or graphingcalculators for solving mathematics problems. Thus, these tools prevent theimprovement of their mathematical skills. This study investigates students’confidence when learning mathematics and using computers. Besides, the researchexamines the effects of computers and graphing calculators ...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Computer education,confidence,higher education,mathematics education
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