KTH LTH DTU April 2008 Coverage Via few concepts - linearity, approximation, integration Via computer experiments - visualize, inspect, discover, discuss, understand, explain Synthesis and coherence
KTH LTH DTU April 2008 Coverage Via applications - project exercises and thematic exercises Via milestones - transparent architecture - less curriculum volume - rock solid principles - less rote work Synthesis and coherence
KTH LTH DTU April 2008 Logistics 550 students 3 lecturers 20 external senior TAs, highschool teachers 20 TAs (students) 10 DTU colleagues from other departments 10 external examiners from other universities 20 classes 150 computer terminals (3 afternoons + 3 mornings pr. week)
KTH LTH DTU April 2008 Coda Challenges Laptops for every student (realised in principle at DTU pr. E07): Free movability of discussions, ideas, methods, and drive. New exercises, formulations, and solution processes: Transparent architecture, process-oriented learning. Theory, experiments, proofs, applications: Modelling + Solving + Interpretation = Mathematics.
KTH LTH DTU April 2008 Links Math 1 homepage: http://www2.mat.dtu.dk/education/01005/ LearningLab DTU: http://www.learninglab.dtu.dk/ Project Crossroads: http://www.learninglab.dtu.dk/projekter/frikoebsprojekter/MAT1.aspx Thank you for your attention!
KTH LTH DTU April 2008 Extra Thematic Forestfire
KTH LTH DTU April 2008 A thematic exercise: Fire!
KTH LTH DTU April 2008 Forest fires in Canada ( >200 ha, 1959-1999)