ERIC Number: ED482955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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Proceedings of the Undergraduate Mathematics Teaching Conference (Sheffield, England, September 4-7, 2000).
The 26th Undergraduate Mathematics Teaching Conference took place in September of 2000 at Sheffield Hallam University. Major topics of the conference included what use might mathematics education research be to university mathematics teachers?, attracting students to mathematics, use of the internet in teaching mathematics, and supporting the professional development of mathematics lecturers. Papers and presentations given at the conference include: (1) "The Popularization of Mathematics" (Simon Singh); (2) "The Professional Development of One Teacher of University Mathematics: Students, Maths, and History" (Bob Burn); (3) "Geometry in a Contemporary SettingNMaking Connections" (Christine Hill); (4) "Proof and Generic Examples in Number Theory" (Tim Rowland); (5) "Embedding Key Skills in Mathematics Degrees" (Ken Houston and Neil Challis); (6) "Enabling Access to Further Mathematics" (Richard Lissaman); (7) "The Influence of Research Findings on the Restructuring of Mathematics Courses at University College Chichester" (Christine Hill); and (8) ""Serving" Our Students Right!" (Patricia Egerton). 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
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Note: For individual papers, see SE 068 328-329.