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David A. Smith, Associate Professor Emeritus

David A. Smith

Professor Smith is Co-Director (with Professor Lawrence Moore) of Project CALC, which developed an award-winning curriculum for calculus instruction, based on laboratory experiments, discovery learning, real-world applications, writing and revision of writing, and high expectations of students. Professors Smith and Moore also direct the Connected Curriculum Project, funded by the National Science Foundation. This project has developed a library of Web-based interactive learning materials for the first two years of college-level mathematics.

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Web Page:  http://www.math.duke.edu/~das

Education:

Ph.D.Yale University1963
B.S.Trinity College1958
Research Interests: Mathematics Education

Professor Smith used to be Co-Director (with Professor Lawrence Moore) of Project CALC, which developed an award-winning curriculum for calculus instruction, based on laboratory experiments, discovery learning, real-world applications, writing and revision of writing, and high expectations of students. Professors Smith and Moore also direct the Connected Curriculum Project, funded by the National Science Foundation. This project has developed a library of Web-based interactive learning materials for the first two years of college-level mathematics.

Keywords:

Education • Mathematics

Curriculum Vitae
Postdocs Mentored

  • Peter Berman (2001/08-2003/12)  
  • Eddie Fuller (2001/08-2002/06)  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. David A. Smith, My Life in Essays (March 11, 2021) [Life%20in%20Essays%203-10-21.pdf]  [abs]
  2. Gobert, RD, Editor's Note, Modern Drama, vol. 60 no. 4 (2017), pp. iii-vi, University of Toronto Press
  3. Gobert, RD, Editor's Note, Modern Drama, vol. 60 no. 3 (2017), pp. iii-v, University of Toronto Press
  4. Smith, DA; Fey, JT, Algebra as Part of an Integrated High School Curriculum, in And the Rest is Just Algebra, edited by Stewart, S (October, 2016), pp. 119-129, SPRINGER, ISBN 3319450530 [doi]  [abs]
  5. David A. Smith and L. C. Moore, Calculus: Modeling and Application, 2nd Ed. (August, 2010), Mathematical Association of America (an online, interactive textbook.) [calculus-modeling-and-application-2nd-edition]

 

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