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Syllabus for

Academic year
MVE370 - Mathematics and society
 
Syllabus adopted 2014-02-13 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPLOL
7,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Fail, pass
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Technology and Learning
Department: 11 - MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

The current course round has limited places. Please contact the student center if you are not able to add the course to your selection.
Teaching language: Swedish

Course elements   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0111 Written and oral assignments 7,5c Grading: UG   3,0c 4,5c    

In programs

TKDAT COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
TKKEF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 3 
TKMAS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
TKBIO BIOENGINEERING, Year 3 
TKKMT CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, Year 3 
TKTFY ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 3 
TKTEM ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS, Year 3 

Examiner:

Bitr professor  Samuel Bengmark


Theme:

MTS 7,5 hec


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Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

The course requires begun mentorship in mathematics and an active volunteer involvement in non-profit association or equivalent with social entrepreneurial objectives, such as Intize.
The student must have completed at least 30 credits of which at least 20 credits in mathematics.

NOTE! The course starts in the study period two and end in study period four.

Aim

To give the student knowledge and experience of mentorship and societal entrepreneurship.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

  • be able to make the role of mathematics in the society and for the individual visible
  • show the ability to independently and together with others plan, perform and evaluate and develop mathematics education, pedagogic and relational work
  • give an account of and discuss different mathematical didactical terms and ideas
  • show some knowledge about understanding of social relations, conflict management and leadership
  • show an understanding for how one can contribute to a social sustainable development and identify and problematize the interaction of the engineer with the society in the past, today and in the future.
  • show the ability to recognize discrimination and other offending behaviour and respecting an equal and egalitarian perspective in the mentorship.

    Content

    Learning and teaching (approx. 2.5 ECTS)

    Leadership (approx. 3 ECTS)

    Mentoship (approx. 2 ECTS)

    Organisation

    The course demands a mentorship in mathematics and an active involvement in a non-profit organisation. The course content is organized in four themes: mentorship, mathematics education, drive, group dynamics. The work is done in groups and individually. The lectures are held about 3-4 times per study period in the evenings. The lectures consists of both a lecturing part by an expert and a student activity.

    Literature

    Can be found on the course web page.

    Examination

    To pass the course you need:
  • 80 % attendence at lectures/seminars
  • passed assignments
  • mentorship which normally means 2 hours per week for 20 weeks.


  • Published: Fri 18 Dec 2009. Modified: Wed 04 Apr 2018