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Elements of the History of Ancient Mathematics

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Course ID: 0600-MS1-3EHS#a Erasmus code / ISCED: 11.103 / (0541) Mathematics
Course title: Elements of the History of Ancient Mathematics Name in Polish: Elements of the History of Ancient Mathematics
Department: Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
Course groups: (in Polish) 3L stac. I st. studia matematyki - przedmioty ogólne
(in Polish) 3L stac. I st. studia matematyki specj. matematyka teoretyczna – przedmioty fakultatywne
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 2.00
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Language: English
Type of course:

elective courses


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Rudiments of Geometry 0600-MS1-2GEL#a

Short description:

Course objectives: Familiarizing with elements of history of mathematics. Aim of the course is to encourage students to individual study of topics from history of mathematics.

Full description:

Course profile: academic

Form of study: stationary

Course type: facultative

Academic discipline: Mathematics, field of study in the arts and science: mathematics

Year: 3, semester: 6

Prerequisities: Elementary Number Theory, Mathematical Analysis III, Combinatorics, Rudiments of Geometry, Algebra I

seminar 30 h.

Verification methods: consultations, projects, presentations, studying literature, discussions in groups.

ECTS credits: 2

Balance of student workload:

attending seminars 14x2h + 2h(preliminary instructions) = 30h

consultations 2x1h = 2h

projects 30h = 30h

Quantitative description

Direct interaction with the teacher: 32 h., 1 ECTS

Practical exercises: 62 h., 2 ECTS

Learning outcomes:

Learning outcomes:

Understands universal and civilizational importance of mathematics.K_W01

Knows historic development of basic branches of mathematics and concept of proof and mathematical theory.K_W02, K_W03, K_W05,K_U01

Through familiarizing himself with biograms of select mathematicians he understands limitation of knowledge and need for constant further education.K_K01,K_K04,K_K05

Looks for information in literature and in Web on his own.K_K06,K_K07

Is able to work in team.K_K03

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

The overall form of credit for the course: test

Classes in period "Academic year 2018/2019" (in progress)

Time span: 2018-10-01 - 2019-06-30
Choosen plan division:

see course schedule
Type of class: Seminar, 30 hours more information
Coordinators: Jarosław Kotowicz
Group instructors: (unknown)
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Grading
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