Title

The slumbarumba jumbuck problem

Date of this Version

11-22-2011

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Citation only.

Sugden, S. (2011). The slumbarumba jumbuck problem. Spreadsheets in education, 5(1), 1-11.

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2011 HERDC submission. FoR code: 130208

© Copyright Bond University, School of Information Technology, 2011

ISSN

1448-6156

Abstract

The potential for simple linear relationships arising from a computer game to build student modelling and "word problem" skills is explored. The fundamental capability of the spreadsheet to tabulate and graph possible solutions is used to lay bare the problem structure for the students.

 

This document has been peer reviewed.