Mathematical Modelling in Education and Culture

1st Edition

ICTMA 10

Authors: Q-X Ye W Blum S K Houston Q-Y Jiang
Hardcover ISBN: 9781904275053
eBook ISBN: 9780857099556
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st May 2003
Page Count: 342
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Description

The mathematical modelling movement in mathematics education at school and university level has been influencing curricula for about 25 years. Lecturers will find material to enhance their teaching and extracurricular activities and educators will find innovative ideas to inform their course design and focus their research, while students will find interesting problems to explore.

Key Features

  • Helps lecturers enhance their teaching and extracurricular activities
  • Provides educators with innovative ideas to inform their course design and focus their research
  • Students will find interesting problems to explore

Readership

Math teachers

Table of Contents

Section A Research in teaching, learning and assessment; Section B Mathematical modelling competitions; Section C Using technology in the teaching of modelling; Section D Models for use in teaching; Section E Teacher education; Section F Innovative modelling courses; Panel discussion.

Details

No. of pages:
342
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857099556
Hardcover ISBN:
9781904275053

About the Author

Q-X Ye

Affiliations and Expertise

Beijing Institute of Technology, China

W Blum

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Kassel, Germany

S K Houston

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Ulster, Ireland

Q-Y Jiang

Affiliations and Expertise

Tsinghua University, China

Reviews

The mathematical modelling movement in mathematics education at school and university level has been influencing curricula for about 25 years. Lecturers will find material to enhance their teaching and extracurricular activities and educators will find innovative ideas to inform their course design and focus their research, while students will find interesting problems to explore.