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Effective learning & teaching in mathematics & its applications

Author: Peter Kahn; Joseph Kyle; Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Kogan Page ; Sterling, VA : Stylus Pub., 2002.
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Exploring the key issues in the teaching of mathematics in higher education, a key subject in its own right, and one that forms an important part of many other disciplines, this volume includes contributions from a wide range of experts.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kahn; Joseph Kyle; Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0749435690 9780749435691
OCLC Number: 47775353
Notes: Published in association with the Institute for Learning and Teaching, and the Times Higher Education Supplement.
Description: xix, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The transition to higher education / John Appleby and William Cox --
The genesis of mathematical structures / Robert Burn --
Developing active learners / Afzal Ahmed, Derek Holton and Honor Williams --
Assessment in mathematics / Clifford Beevers and Jane Paterson --
The use of computer algebra systems / David Pountney, Carl Leinbach and Terence Etchells --
Developing transferable skills: preparation for employment / Neil Challis [and others] --
Designing courses with a sense of purpose / Peter Kahn --
Enhancing the total learning environment for students / Peter Petocz and Anna Reid --
Reflection in and on practice / John Mason --
Numeracy in higher education / Janet Duffin --
Mathematics: the teaching, learning and support of non-specialists / Tony Croft --
Mathematical modelling skills / Stephen Hibberd --
Ideas for improving learning and teaching of statistics / Neville Davies --
Proof and reasoning / Joseph Kyle --
Making learning and teaching more effective / Peter Kahn and Joseph Kyle.
Other Titles: Effective learning and teaching in mathematics and its applications
Times higher education supplement.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Kahn & Joseph Kyle.
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