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High Cost of Online Software

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that all textbook software provided the publisher (Web Assign, Math Lab, etc.) must be used online and in addition come with time restrictions (one semester).If…Continue

Tags: Software, Statistics, Algebra, Nathematics

Started Oct 19, 2012

Software To Accompany Mathematics Textbooks
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I'd like to mention that I have been a Professor of Mathematicsin New Jersey for that last 43 years (plus 5 previous years in High School) My college and probably most others are sticking with…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Prof Martin Weissman Jun 5, 2011.

 

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Dr. Donna Gaudet replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
"Also, John...you have a VERY nice list of resources on your Open Algebra blog. Definitely will be sharing with my students. Donna Gaudet"
Sep 1, 2013
Charles Key replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
"John, Thanks so much for sharing this great list.  Much appreciated! Charles"
Sep 1, 2013
Dr. Donna Gaudet replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
"Hi, John... Your blog site looks like a great resource. Would you want to add our textbooks to your lists? All are from Scottsdale Community College: Basic Arithmetic http://sccmath.wordpress.com/mat082-fall-2013/ Introductory…"
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Prof Martin Weissman replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
"John, Thanks for the links to all those resources. I'll be quite busy checking them out. Martin Weissman"
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John Redden replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
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Dr. Donna Gaudet replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
"Martin hello...Charles is correct. We have full workbooks and accompanying videos created for introductory and intermediate algebra. You can find all our open source materials at http://sccmath.wordpress.com  If you decide you want to take a…"
Aug 28, 2013
Prof Martin Weissman replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
"Thanks, Charles. I'm considering  a textbook from The College of the Redwoods but would like to view others."
Aug 28, 2013
Charles Key replied to Prof Martin Weissman's discussion Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course in the group Developmental Algebra
"Hello Martin, I've alerted a couple of our members at Scottsdale Community College to your post.  I think they might be able to provide suggestions. Charles"
Aug 27, 2013
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Need Open Textbook for Introductory/Intermediate Course

I'm teaching an experimental course combining Introductory & Intermediate Algebra(math 092 and math 100)Please see attached outline covering topics covered.Have any suggestions for an open textbook? Thanks, Prof Martin WeissmanSee More
Aug 26, 2013
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High Cost of Online Software

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that all textbook software provided the publisher (Web Assign, Math Lab, etc.) must be used online and in addition come with time restrictions (one semester).If you are the author of an open Textbook in Mathematics, I can key my tutorial software to your textbook at no cost.Students can purchase at a big discount and receive free technical support and free upgrades.My tutorial software has been in schools since 1990. (I've been teaching math since…See More
Oct 19, 2012
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Academic/Professional Biography
Math Teacher Board of Education NY 1963-1968
Math Professor Essex County College Newark, NJ 1969-date
Mathematics Tutorial Software: Math911 www.math911.com
Laugh With Math Book
Learn By Example Algebra Flash Cards
How have you used open textbooks?
No.
What is your website address?
http://www.math911.com
Which college, university, company, or organization?
Essex County College, Newark NJ 07102
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Professor, Mathematics Department

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At 12:46pm on October 18, 2010, Micheline said…
Hi Martin,

We are very pleased to have you join our COT community!

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