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Mathematics as a Service Subject : ICMI Studies - A. G. Howson

Mathematics as a Service Subject

ICMI Studies

By: A. G. Howson (Editor), J. P. Kahane (Editor), P. Lauginie (Editor), E. de Turckheim (Editor)

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Published: 1st August 1988
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Based on the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction conference held in early 1987, this volume consists of a number of key papers presented by international authorities on the role of mathematics in applied subjects, such as engineering, computer science, and mathematical modelling. The importance of certain mathematical ideas, such as geometry and discrete mathematics is stressed, as well as the more classical methods. The book includes a long article by the editor synthesizing some of the main themes and trends debated at the conference.

Foreword
On the teaching of mathematics as a service subject
What mathematics should be taught to students in physical sciences, engineering, ...?
Mathematics as a service subject - why?
Teaching first year students
Teaching mathematics to engineering students utilising innovative teaching methods
Discrete mathematics: some personal thoughts
Mathematical education for engineering students
Some reflections about the teaching of mathematics in engineering schools
Teaching mathematics as a service subject
List of participants
Contents
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521357036
ISBN-10: 0521357039
Series: ICMI Studies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 98
Published: 1st August 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.17