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PřF:MB301 Semin. on hist. & did. of math - Course Information

## MB301 Seminar on the history and didactics of mathematics

**Faculty of Science**

Autumn 2019

**Extent and Intensity**- 0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
**Teacher(s)**- Mgr. Helena Durnová, Ph.D. (lecturer)

doc. RNDr. Jaromír Šimša, CSc. (lecturer) **Guaranteed by**- doc. RNDr. Jaromír Šimša, CSc.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science

Supplier department: Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science **Timetable of Seminar Groups**- MB301/01: Mon 14:00–15:50 M5,01013,
*H. Durnová, J. Šimša* **Course Enrolment Limitations**- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
**fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with**- General Mathematics (programme PřF, D-MAA_)
- General Mathematics (programme PřF, D-MA_)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics (programme PřF, N-MA)

**Course objectives**- At the end of the course students will be able

to understand and to explain actual problems of didactics and history of mathematics;

to apply the pieces of knowledge in their own future school practise. **Syllabus**- Different topics on didactics history of mathematics depending on the choice of speakers in a given semester. The actual program of the course can be found on:
- https://www.math.muni.cz/veda-a-vyzkum/poradane-seminare/97-didakticky-seminar.html
- http://www.math.muni.cz/veda-a-vyzkum/poradane-seminare/96-seminar-z-dejin-matematiky.html

**Literature***History of mathematics [Prometheus]*. Praha: Prometheus,. info- KATZ, Victor J.
*A history of mathematics :an introduction*. Reading: Addison-Wesley, 1998. xiv, 864,. ISBN 0-321-01618-1. info - BOYER, Carl B.
*A history of mathematics*. Edited by Uta C. Merzbach. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1991. xx, 715. ISBN 0471097632. info - EVES, Howard and Jamie H. EVES.
*An introduction to the history of mathematics :with cultural connections*. 6th ed. Fort Worth: Saunders College Publishing, 1990. 775 s. ISBN 0-03-029558-0. info - STRUIK, Dirk Jan.
*A concise history of mathematics*. 3-rd revised edit. New York: Dover Publications, 1967. x, 195. ISBN 0486602559. info

**Teaching methods**- Historic and alternatively didactic seminars completed by moderate discussion.
**Assessment methods**- Colloquium based on a written report.
**Language of instruction**- Czech
**Further Comments**- Study Materials

The course is taught annually.

- Enrolment Statistics (recent)

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