Interactive starting points for problem solving in undergraduate mathematics (PSUM)

Sue Pope, Nick Almond, Anesa Hosein, Vicky Neale

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    Abstract

    The Liverpool Hope University-NRICH collaboration aimed to• develop an innovative and sustainable online bank of starting points for problem-solving, presented in an interactive, visual and engaging way that will nurture mathematical thinking, logical processes and modelling. The starting points will permit a range of teaching approaches – individual, small group and whole class. They will be fully functional on a range of digital technologies including handhelds.• contribute to the guide for incorporating problems into courses, developing problem-solving skills and assessment and providing case studies of effective integration of problem-solving into undergraduate mathematics courses.Four starting points for problem solving have been designed, developed and tested and will be available on the NRICH website from September 2012.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBirmingham
    PublisherUniversity of Birmingham
    Number of pages9
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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