July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021
July 19, 2022
In this paper, perceived student shortcomings that inhibit a student’s acceptance, development, and lifelong recognition of mathematics usage are discussed. Observations made in calculus and engineering statics regarding student attitudes towards mathematics, the use of mathematics, modern computing, and learning in general, are presented and discussed. Interventions are proposed to help students develop a lifelong appreciation for and awareness of the mathematics they will encounter and use, even if subconsciously, every day in professional practice. The paper concludes with a summary of student recognition of the impact of the interventions in their lives.
McDonald, B. J., & Brooks, S. C. (2021, July), Math in Engineering: Beyond the Equations Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. https://peer.asee.org/37487
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