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Adult students returning to study mathematics for an engineering degree. (English)
FitzSimons, Gail E., Adults returning to study mathematics. , (ISBN 1-875-90019-5). 177-189 (1997).
Die University of Plymouth bietet ein Programm für künftige StudentInnen der Ingenieurwissenschaften, die den geforderten Leistungsnachweis in Mathematik nicht erbringen können. Ein Grossteil dieser Studierenden sind Erwachsene. Der Autor beschreibt das Programm, Curriculum, spezielle Unterrichtsmethoden, insbesondere einen starken Einsatz von Computeralgebra-Systemen und graphikfähigen Taschenrechnern.
This paper describes the work done on the foundation year of the BEng Extended Engineering degree program at the University of Plymouth. A large proportion of the student intake for this program is composed of adults. The background of these students will be noted and reasons for their success on the program considered. Computer algebra systems and graphics calculators are integrated into the mathematics curriculum. (orig.)
Classification: M58
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