Historically, displaying mathematical notation in web browsers has been a challenge. For a background to this issue please see our earlier article on Mathematical notation on the web – part 1. Thankfully things have moved on. In this article we
How do you effectively manage a class with hundreds of students? One method could be to use Discussion boards and Assessment tools. Discussion boards can help create an open transparent forum for questions and answers, which may allow less confident students to participate in ways that they would not do otherwise.
“Beautiful mathematics in all browsers” is the strapline to MathJax – a modern open-source display engine for mathematics. This is the second of a two-part article.
The world wide web was invented at a physics laboratory, so why is it so hard to reliably display mathematics? This is the first of a two-part article that looks at many of the issues and leads on to discuss a promising solution.