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The Efficacy Of Mathematics Education, Eric Geimer Feb 2014

The Efficacy Of Mathematics Education, Eric Geimer

The STEAM Journal

Evidence supports the notion that mathematics education in the United States is inadequate. There is also evidence that mathematics education deficiencies extend internationally. The worldwide mathematics education deficit appears large enough that improving student performance in this educational problem area could yield great economic benefit. To improve the efficacy of mathematics education, education’s root problems must first be understood. Often supposed educational root problems are considered and contrasted against potential deficiencies of mathematics methodologies and curricula that are based on mainstream educational philosophies. The educational philosophies utilized to form early-grade mathematics methodologies and related curricula are judged to be ...


The Secret Weapons Of World War Ii: An Analysis Of Hitler's Chemical Weapons Policy, Reyn Sp Ono Jan 2014

The Secret Weapons Of World War Ii: An Analysis Of Hitler's Chemical Weapons Policy, Reyn Sp Ono

CMC Senior Theses

Very little historical scholarship specifically analyzes or explores the absence of chemical weapons in World War II. This thesis seeks to fill the gaps in the historical narrative by providing insight into the personal and external factors that influenced Hitler’s chemical weapons policy. This thesis also touches upon the wartime violence perpetrated by both the Axis and the Allies, thereby offering a neutral, unbiased historical account. From 1939-1941, Hitler did not deploy chemical weapons because his blitzkrieg of Europe was progressing successfully – chemical warfare was unnecessary. With the failure of Operation Barbarossa from 1942-1943, Armaments Minister Albert Speer oversaw ...


Review: Moira R. Rogers, Newtonianism For The Ladies And Other Uneducated Souls: The Popularization Of Science In Leipzig, 1687-1750 (New York, 2003), Andre Wakefield May 2005

Review: Moira R. Rogers, Newtonianism For The Ladies And Other Uneducated Souls: The Popularization Of Science In Leipzig, 1687-1750 (New York, 2003), Andre Wakefield

Pitzer Faculty Publications and Research

Reviewed work: Moira R. Rogers. Newtonianism for the Ladies and Other Uneducated Souls: The Popularization of Science in Leipzig, 1687-1750. New York and Bern: Peter Lang, 2003. xiii + 181 pp. $61.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8204-5029-2.


Review: Bettina Wahrig And Werner Sohn, Eds. Zwischen Aufklärung, Policey Und Verwaltung. Zur Genese Des Medizinalwesens, 1750-1850 (Wiesbaden, 2003), Andre Wakefield Mar 2005

Review: Bettina Wahrig And Werner Sohn, Eds. Zwischen Aufklärung, Policey Und Verwaltung. Zur Genese Des Medizinalwesens, 1750-1850 (Wiesbaden, 2003), Andre Wakefield

Pitzer Faculty Publications and Research

Reviewed work: Bettina Wahrig; Werner Sohn (Editors). Zwischen Aufklärung, Policey, und Verwaltung Zur Genese des Medizinalwesens, 1750–1850. 212 pp., index. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2003. €59.