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Technological Tools to Learn and Teach Mathematics and Statistics

Mesanovic, Mujo
Date
2012-02
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The blended learning method of teaching could be applied within the learning of mathematics and statistics. There are many different ways to obtain such learning, however one of the beneficial ways is to use MyLab and Mastering. MyLab and Mastering is blackboard website managed by the Pearson Publication Company which is used to enhance student learning in mathematics and statistics embedded within the current technological world. This paper describes the use of the MyLab and Mastering website from three points of view: instructor, students and administrative. This paper portrays the results of a recent study, where 120 students were enrolled in mathematics and statistics classes and used MyLab to improve their learning outcomes. Result of the case study are reported and analyzed. In addition suggestions are provided how to establish almost cost-free distance learning environments for mathematics and statistics.
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