ERIC Number: ED482954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Proceedings of the Undergraduate Mathematics Teaching Conference (Birmingham, England, September 3-6, 2001).
Egerton, Patricia, Ed.
The 27th Undergraduate Mathematics Teaching Conference took place in September of 2001 at the University of Birmingham. Major topics of the conference included preparing a teaching portfolio, engineering mathematics should be taught by engineers, issues in teaching discrete mathematics, action research, study skills, and issues for web-delivered assessment. Papers and presentations given at the conference include: (1) "Why Do Non-Mathematicians Need More Maths?" (Alison Wolf); (2) "Mathematics, Statistics and OR: Subject Provision Reviews, Benchmarking and Learning and Teaching" (Neville Davies); (3) "Computer-Based Learning and Assessment" (Neil Pitcher and Mike Barry); (4) "The Latex/PDF Route to Support Student Learning of Mathematics" (Robin Horan and Martin Lavelle); and (5)"The Lights Are Going Out All Over the UK" (Walter Middleton). Also included are reports of the working groups. (MVL)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mathematics Instruction, Numeracy, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Web site: http://www.umtc.ac.uk.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For individual papers, see SE 068 026.