Title: Memories of math: Visitors’ experiences in an exhibition about calculus

Authors: Eric D. Gyllenhaal

Year: 2006

Journal: Curator

Volume: 49

Issue: 3

Pages: 345-364

Audience(s): Researchers, Educators, Evaluators

Content: Mathematics, Calculus

Settings: Museums

Description: This study examines how visitors’ attitudes towards mathematics and memories of school mathematics shaped their experiences with an interactive calculus exhibition called Handling Calculus.

Date Created: 5/21/15

Document DOI or URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2151-6952.2006.tb00228.x


1 Comment
  1. Molly Kelton 3 years ago

    After reading this article, do you think that math should be made explicit in museum exhibitions and programs? Or is it better to leave it implicit? What do you think?

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