Curriculum development in university mathematics: where mathematicians and education collide
SeriesSnapshots of modern mathematics from Oberwolfach; 11/2015
Sangwin, Christopher J.
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This snapshot looks at educational aspects of the design of curricula in mathematics. In particular, we examine choices textbook authors have made when introducing the concept of the completness of the real numbers. Can significant choices really be made? Do these choices have an effect on how people learn, and, if so, can we understand what they are?