Third-Cycle Courses

Faculty of Engineering | Lund University

Details for the Course Syllabus for Course FMA026F valid from Autumn 2013

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  • Swedish
  • If sufficient demand
  • The aim of the course is to significantly improve the doctoral student's ability to teach mathematics at university level.
  • 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.
Knowledge and Understanding
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be able to describe and use some theories for learning mathematics
    be familiar with different research areas och research results in mathematics education
    be able to use differents methods for evaluation of the mathematical knowledge of university students.

Competences and Skills
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • have developed his/her ability to plan and carry out teaching, including supervision and examination, in mathematical subjects.

    through a project have been given an introduction to research on mathematics education.
Judgement and Approach
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be able to, from a scientific and empiric perspective, describe and evaluate
    a) learning in mathematical subjects at the individual level and at the group level.
    b) the teacher's duties in teaching and examination of mathematical subjects at the university level.

    be able to plan and carry out his or her own studies of learning situations in mathematics
Types of Instruction
  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Project
Examination Formats
  • Written report
  • Written assignments
  • Failed, pass
Admission Requirements
Assumed Prior Knowledge
Selection Criteria
  • J.Mason: Mathematics Teaching Practice: Guide for university and college lecturers.. Horwood Publishing, 2002. ISBN 1898563799.
Further Information
Course code
  • FMA026F
Administrative Information
  •  -01-06
  • FN1/Anders Gustafsson

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