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Author Baumslag, Benjamin.
Title Fundamentals of teaching mathematics at university level / B. Baumslag.
Imprint London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., ©2000.

Author Baumslag, Benjamin.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents pt. 1. Education in general. 1. Education systems in brief -- 2. The expansion of education -- 3. Aims -- 4. Universities and government -- pt. II. General theory of teaching. 5. Teaching -- 6. Study skills -- 7. Rules of teaching -- pt. III. Departmental matters. 8. Organisation and examinations -- 9. Planning -- 10. Methods of teaching and equipment -- pt. IV. The individual lecturer. 11. Lecturer's approach -- 12. Some practical points -- 13. Assessment of teaching.
Summary This unique book presents a personal and global approach to teaching mathematics at university level. It is impressively broad in its scope, and thought-provoking in its advice. The author writes with a love of his subject and the benefit of a long and varied career. He compares and contrasts various educational systems and philosophies. Furthermore, by constantly drawing on his own experiences and those of his colleagues, he offers useful suggestions on how teachers can respond to the problems they face. This book will interest educationalists, policy advisers, administrators, lecturers, and instructors of lecturers.
ISBN 9781848160248 (electronic bk.)
1848160240 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 827944984
Additional Format Print version: Baumslag, Benjamin. Fundamentals of teaching mathematics at university level. London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., ©2000 1860942148 (DLC) 2004351150 (OCoLC)44622470

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