Since MATLAB has had the capability to publish M-files, we have seen publishing being adopted at many educational institutions. And there is a variety of ways for you to find out just what's been published out there, perhaps so you can leverage it.
First, how can you find published M-files on the web? Here are some techniques.
You’ll find pointers to a lot of educational sites at the web demos index. I know that some good files are to be found at
But you can just poke around and find a lot of good stuff up and down this list. Here's a really good site I noticed recently for teaching Calculus.
I’ve been very happy, as I look at the web demos coming in, to see that published M-files are being used by professors more and more. Some of them are lovely and well made. Here are a few favorites of mine:
People seem to be using published M-files for educational purposes in three ways, sometimes melding together the first two.
- demos, concepts, explanations, class notes
- homework assignments
- adminstering exams
Sometimes they’re used for homework assignments. Here are some examples from NJIT.
And sometimes they’re even used for exams such as this site.
If you use publishing for some aspect of school work, post here and please post 1 (one) URL to your own best site. Please also post a URL to a site (new to you perhaps) that uses |publish and you think has material potentially useful to you and others.
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