Korean J. Math. Vol. 22 No. 1 (2014) pp.45-56
DOI: https://doi.org/10.11568/kjm.2014.22.1.45

A study for development of university mathematics course based on real life context and classroom discussion

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Hyangjoo Rhee


Modern society demands leaders who are trained with competence to not only approach knowledge but also create new knowledge by comprehensively understanding and applying it, and a leader with character and commitment to share one's ideas with others and be able to accept criticisms. In response to these societal changes, universities are increasingly adopting 'small group discussion- based classes with an attempt to develop and strengthen communication skills through reading, writing and speaking. This paper seeks to introduce a case of a math lecture, where discussion-based class was applied to mathematical ed- ucation, requiring practical problem-solving through an argumentative thought process.

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This work was completed with the support by a fund of Duksung Women's University 2013.


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