Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)
Domain / Subject : Mathematics & Science
Function : General
Trainer name : Dr Thomas Woolley
Starts on : 1st Oct 2014
Duration : 10 Weeks
Difficulty : Advanced
About the course
Today, we inhabit a world that is full of technological advances which are only possible due to the huge leaps that science has made over the last few decades; the structure of DNA, the microchip, splitting the atom. Yet, as diverse as these major discoveries may seem, they are all understood through the language of mathematics.
Mathematics has come a long way from its humble origins of notches on a stick and through this ten week course we will take you all the way from the beginning of the number system to the very edges of the universe. Packed full of diverse activities to suit a wide range of learning styles, The Number Mysteries maths course is for anyone who wants to go on a mathematical odyssey which may change the way they think forever.
This course will enable students to:
Assessment for this course is based on two written assignments - one short assignment due half way through the course and one longer assignment due at the end of the course. Students will have about two weeks to complete each assignment.
By the end of this course students will be expected to understand:
By the end of this course students will be expected to have gained the following skills:
This course is delivered online; to participate you must to be familiar with using a computer for purposes such as sending email and searching the Internet. You will also need regular access to the Internet and a computer meeting our recommended minimum computer specification.
To participate in this course you will need to have regular access to the Internet and you will need to buy the following book:
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