Development of enquiry-oriented learning in the mathematical sciences

Stephen Woodcock


Arguably the largest challenge facing undergraduate students majoring in quantitative disciplines is the large gulf between high school mathematics and those skills eventually required in the workplace. The differences are not just in the level and depth of the disciplinary knowledge required but, more challengingly, in the types of learning and problem-solving methods employed. Here, I discuss recent developments in the curriculum at the University of Technology Sydney for undergraduates majoring in the Mathematical Sciences and related disciplines. In particular, I focus on the implementation of mathematical modelling workshops for students from their very first semester.



Education, Enquiry-Oriented Learning

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ANZIAM Journal, ISSN 1446-8735, copyright Australian Mathematical Society.