Curriculum development in university mathematics: where mathematicians and education collide

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Curriculum development in university mathematics: where mathematicians and education collide

This snapshot looks at educational aspects of the design of curricula in mathematics. In particular, we examine choices textbook authors have made when introducing the concept of the completness of the real numbers. Can significant choices really be made? Do these choices have an effect on how people learn, and, if so, can we understand what they are?

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Mathematical subjects

Analysis

Connections to other fields

Reflections on Mathematics

Author(s)

Christopher Sangwin
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Sabiha Tokus

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DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

10.14760/SNAP-2015-011-EN

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Finance
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Physics
Reflections on Mathematics

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