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Teaching Mathematical Proof and Proving

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.
Course #
MTHED-UE 1050
Units
2
Term
Fall
Department