NYU Steinhardt

Teaching Matematical Proof and Proving

  • Course Number: MTHED-UE 1050
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 2
  • Description: This course complements the content Mathamatical Proof & Proving course & provides pedagogical aspects of teaching & learning mathematical proof & proving. The focus is on: 1. Students' difficulties in interpreting the meaning of mathematical; 2. Students' understandings of the roles of examples in determining the validity of mathematical statements; 3. The teaching of various forms & methods of mathematical proofs & bridging between informal & formal proof. Special attention is given to developing students' language precision in mathematics & its implications for teaching, in the course of writing & presenting proofs.
  • Old Course Number: E12.1050