Lab 1 Part 3 - Dr. Sarah's Survey Assignment
Work on the answers to the following questions
in a word processor and save the file often
as yourfirstnamelab1.doc (ie something like
drsarahlab1.doc) from Word.
Note: grammar and spelling are important.
When you are finished, take out
Dr. Sarah's Sheet on the Main Web Page and WebCT Use,
and follow directions to enter WebCT and compose a WebCT
message to Dr. Sarah with your file attached.
Note that Dr. Sarah can read Microsoft Word attachments
Save the file as
yourfirstnamelab1.doc (ie something like drsarahlab1.doc) from Word),
but if you are working in a different
word processor such as WordPerfect or Works,
then you must first save the file in a different format.
For these word processors, use Save as... and choose
rich text format and then save the file as yourfirstnamelab1.rtf
(ie something like drsarahlab1.rtf)
- You are probably taking this course
as part of a general education requirement. What skills central
to your intellectual development do you think society expects you to take
away from a college level mathematics course such as Math 1010?
- What do you think mathematics is (ie use your own ideas
to define mathematics)?
- Name a mathematical experience you had that was
rewarding for you.
- Think back to the first mathematical experience you had that
was destructive to your mathematical self-confidence. (We have
all had such experiences - even Dr. Sarah!)
Describe this experience.
- In the last question, you explored a negative
If you could rewrite your role in that experience in order to prevent it
from being destructive to your mathematical self-confidence
what would you change about your behavior and reactions?