Visual Teaching Strategies to Reduce the Learning Difficulties in Advanced Algebra and Analytic Geometry Course

Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 13 December 2018

Visual Teaching Strategies to Reduce the Learning Difficulties in Advanced Algebra and Analytic Geometry Course

Ber-Lin Yu, Qinghai Zhang

Huaiyin Institute of Technology, China

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10.31014/aior.1993.01.01.26

Abstract

In this article, we present the results of a classroom action study that was done in the course of advanced algebra and analytic geometry at Huaiyin Institute of Technology. Specifically, we identify and analyze the students’ difficulties in learning the course of advanced algebra and analytic geometry, put forward three visual strategies to reduce the learning difficulties. We conduct a questionnaire after a final exam to determine how these visual teaching strategies help students to learn and how the visual teaching strategies affect their attitude towards advanced algebra and analytic geometry. The results are positive and help to answer the question about the value of visual teaching strategies, suggesting ways forward in teaching advanced algebra and analytic geometry.

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