Course MD1097

A History of Mathematics for Teachers

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 36, 2019

On completion of the course, students shall be able to:

  • describe in general terms the development of mathematical knowledge throughout history
  • demonstrate knowledge of the emergence and development of different number systems, different arithmetical operations and different mathematical symbols
  • describe from a historical perspective different manners in which to formulate and solve mathematical problems
  • formulate and solve mathematical problems and activities with different historical methods and display a knowledge of how these methods function
  • interpret and critically review different mathematical ideas and expressions throughout history
  • describe and compare ways in which the history of mathematics can be included and utilised in the planning and execution of teaching based on both the Swedish curriculum and other national school curriculums.

Extra information:

The course contains four compulsory campus-based lessons

Starts and ends:
wk36, 2019 - wk45, 2019
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Falun
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entrance requirements
    You also need: Physics A, Mathematics D, English B.
    Or: Physics 1a / 1b1+1b2, Mathematics 3c, English 6
    (Field-specific entry requirements 8/A8)
Application Code:
HDA-H32TZ
Main field of study:
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
16,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
16,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.

Starts week 4, 2020

On completion of the course, students shall be able to:

  • describe in general terms the development of mathematical knowledge throughout history
  • demonstrate knowledge of the emergence and development of different number systems, different arithmetical operations and different mathematical symbols
  • describe from a historical perspective different manners in which to formulate and solve mathematical problems
  • formulate and solve mathematical problems and activities with different historical methods and display a knowledge of how these methods function
  • interpret and critically review different mathematical ideas and expressions throughout history
  • describe and compare ways in which the history of mathematics can be included and utilised in the planning and execution of teaching based on both the Swedish curriculum and other national school curriculums.
Starts and ends:
wk4, 2020 - wk13, 2020
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Falun
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entrance requirements
    You also need: Physics A, Mathematics D, English B.
    Or: Physics 1a / 1b1+1b2, Mathematics 3c, English 6
    (Field-specific entry requirements 8/A8)
Application Code:
HDA-V346H
Main field of study:
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
16,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
16,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.