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Mathematics And Music: Integrating The World Wide Web Into Today’S Education System, Kimberly Boehmer, Kayme Johnson, Marisa Peila Apr 1999

Mathematics And Music: Integrating The World Wide Web Into Today’S Education System, Kimberly Boehmer, Kayme Johnson, Marisa Peila

Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science Undergraduate Theses

In the global village, technology continually grows, enabling people to communicate, solve problems, and convey ideas. Students can benefit by using technological advances to enhance their education. The ultimate goal of our thesis is to encourage the use of technology in the classroom by introducing teachers and students to the World Wide Web. Specifically, we focus on using computers and other technology to enhance mathematics education at the high school level. To meet our goal, we created a web page entitled, “Mathematics in Music: Integrating Education and the World Wide Web.” We offer the web page as an example of ...


I’Ve Got A New Attitude: The Influence Of Foreign Language Education On Cultural Attitudes, Kayleen Joyce Apr 1999

I’Ve Got A New Attitude: The Influence Of Foreign Language Education On Cultural Attitudes, Kayleen Joyce

Languages and Literature Undergraduate Theses

There is much dissention among theorists about whether foreign or second language education influences students’ attitudes toward the target culture and language. Although many foreign language advocates assume that language learning naturally fosters positive cultural attitudes, research findings suggest a wide sample of explanations about the relationship between language learning and cultural attitudes. The examination of prior research into whether foreign language education fosters positive attitudes in students is startlingly contradictory and inconclusive. Conclusions of such research range from assertions that foreign language education enhances appreciation of culture to the assertion that foreign language education actually decreases appreciation of the ...