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Uploaded on Mar 17, 2009
The mathematics department at Roanoke College makes a firm commitment to incorporating Mathematica throughout its curriculum. Associate professor Chris Lee says it's paying off in a big way, and that the key to success is having students use Mathematica from day one. "The students are a lot more invested in the process," says Lee. "They retain the concepts better because I think using Mathematica all the way through, they're becoming very comfortable with the software and appreciating how it can help them visualize what's going on with their solutions and problems."
The Mathematica Edge • Automatically creates sophisticated interfaces to make lessons interactive • Includes free resources that jump-start the Mathematica learning process • Contains Assistant Palettes that provide point-and-click access to more than 300 Mathematica commands