Training elementary mathematics teachers using interactive multimedia

Gary Bitter, Mary M. Hatfield

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Two studies were conducted wherein an interactive, multimedia-based instructional system was piloted with preservice elementary school teachers. Mathematics methods classes experienced conventional instruction with a new interactive technological-instructional system as supplemental course material. An analysis of interview data indicated that students were more likely to incorporate the knowledge they acquired from the system into their teaching repertoire. Many students thought that this mode of presentation enhanced their learning of mathematics teaching methods and their teaching in other fields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)405-409
Number of pages5
JournalEducational Studies in Mathematics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Education


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