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Small Groups: An Alternative to the Lecture Method
Award: George Pólya
Year of Award: 1977
Publication Information: The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 7 (1976), pp. 15-20
Summary: Presents some thoughts on the nature of learning and describes a small group approach to provide an enjoyable learning experience.
About the Author: (from The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1 (1976)) Julian Weissglass is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is particularly interested in the nature of the learning process and the mathematical preparation of elementary school teachers.