The Discovery-Enriched Learning Approach for Engineering Mathematics

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the London International Conference on Education, pp625-628, 19-22 November 2012,UK.
Pages625-628
Publication statusPublished - 19 Nov 2012

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TitleLondon International Conference on Education, pp625-628, 19-22 November 2012,UK.
PlaceUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period19 - 22 November 2012

Abstract

Students often adopt routine practice as learning strategy for mathematics, since they are often bound and trained to solving conventional-typed questions in Mathematics in high school. This is problematic if students majoring in engineering further consolidate this practice in university. Therefore, the Department of Mathematics emphasized and integrated the Discovery-enriched approach in the undergraduate mathematics courses for engineering students. This paper presents the implementation of the Discovery-enriched Curriculum by providing adequate platform for project-learning for students in a course on Linear Algebra and Multi-variable Calculus. The outcome is promising: the problem solving skills of students are enhanced.

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  • Discovery-enriched curriculum, higher education, mathematics education, project learning

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The Discovery-Enriched Learning Approach for Engineering Mathematics. / CHIM, Kwok Chi; LIU, Kam Moon; HO, Wing Cheong Daniel.

Proceedings of the London International Conference on Education, pp625-628, 19-22 November 2012,UK.. 2012. p. 625-628.

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)