Thinking and Working Mathematically
|Course code MATH2920||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences|
Provides students in Education programs with an insight into the nature of problem-solving in mathematics. In particular, within the scope of the mathematics they have studied, the students will become aware of the process of using mathematics in open-ended problems, the way in which new mathematics can be developed, and mathematics as a human endeavour.
Encourages students to think mathematically and increase students' confidence in their mathematical ability.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will have:|
1. been introduced to the process of problem-solving
2. explored a variety of approaches to problem solving
3. increased confidence in their ability to think mathematically and to solve mathematical problems.
|Content||. Working mathematically - approaches to problem-solving|
. Thinking mathematically - problem-posing, generalising, conjecturing, linking.
|Assumed Knowledge||MATH1900 or equivalent|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for MATH2920|