Applications of Spreadsheets in Education - the Amazing Power of a Simple Tool

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Mark A. Lau, Stephen J. Sugden
Bentham Science Publishers, Jan 1, 2011 - Education - 288 pages
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This e-book is devoted to the use of spreadsheets in the service of education in a broad spectrum of disciplines: science, mathematics, engineering, business, and general education. the effort is aimed at collecting the works of prominent researchers and educators that make use of spreadsheets as a means to communicate concepts with high educational value. the e-book brings some of the most recent applications of spreadsheets in education and research to the fore. to offer the reader a broad overview of the diversity of applications, carefully chosen articles from engineering (power systems and control), mathematics (calculus, differential equations, and probability), science (physics and chemistry), and education are provided. Some of these applications make use of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), a versatile computer language that further expands the functionality of spreadsheets.
The material included in this e-book should inspire readers to devise their own applications and enhance their teaching and/or learning experience.
 

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Contents

10 Chapter 01
3
11 Chapter 02
18
12 Chapter 03
41
13 Part II
63
14 Chapter 04
64
15 Chapter 05
84
16 Chapter 06
107
17 Part III
115
18 Chapter 07
116
19 Chapter 08
140
20 Chapter 09
159
21 Part IV
172
22 Chapter 10
173
23 Chapter 11
241
24 Chapter 12
261
25 Subject Index
274

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