Course Syllabus for

Mathematics Education from a University Perspective
Matematikdidaktik för högskolan

FMA026F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Autumn 2013
Decided by: FN1/Anders Gustafsson
Date of establishment: 2014-01-06

General Information

Division: Mathematics
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching language: Swedish


The aim of the course is to significantly improve the doctoral student's ability to teach mathematics at university level.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Course Contents

Concrete elements that deal with education, teaching planning and examination are included. Various theories about students' mathematics learning are presented and a overview of research in the field provided.

Course Literature

J.Mason: Mathematics Teaching Practice: Guide for university and college lecturers.. Horwood Publishing, 2002. ISBN 1898563799.

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, seminars, project

Examination Details

Examination formats: Written report, written assignments
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Course Occasion Information

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