"IDA: an Interactive Document on Algebra"
Arjeh M. Cohen
Dept. of Mathematics \& Computing Science
Eindhoven University of Technology
POBox 513
5600 MB Eindhoven
In this talk we will present interactive course ware,
both for teaching and learning mathematics in a novel way.
The topic is first (and second) year undergraduate algebra. high
school mathematics, the student is supposed to know just a little The
presentation differs from that of an ordinary book on the subject in
that each page has a tableau on which the core information is
displayed, and little else. Further information, such as a proof of
the result, is available at the click of a button.
We will discuss some of the experience we gained and the few guiding
principles that we kept during the manufacturing procedure.