Problem solving with emphasis on Combinatorial Analysis
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Non Degree Course
General Objectives of the CourseImprove capacities in solving problems in particular of discrete mathematics and
combinatorics by teaching tools frequently useful in this activity. Endow teachers with examples of problems useful for developing mathematical thinking in the more talented of their pupils.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skillsgeneralization, abstraction, creativity and calculus capacity; ability to formulate and solve problems; conception of mathematical models and their use on counting and to solve problems of real life; logical reasoning; independent thinking; imagination and independent learning.
Mode of StudyFace-to-Face
Access to Further Studiesn.a.
Eligible applicants are teachers of Basic (3rd cycle) and Secondary Education.
Applicant selection will be based upon both CV analysis and personal motivations.
The admission of other applicants will be based upon both CV analysis and personal motivations.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Recognition of Prior Learningn.a.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe final score of each student will be expressed quantitatively and qualitatively, on a numerical integer scale ranging from 1 to 10 (according to the documents number 3/2007 of September/2007 and number 1 of January/2008, published by the CCPFC) as follows:
Excellent – from 9 to 10 points;
Very Good – from 8 to 8,9 points;
Good – from 6,5 to 7,9 points;
Satisfactory – from 5 to 6,4 points;
Insufficient – from 1 to 4,9 points.
- Study Programme
- Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
1st SemesterStart date: 10-09-2018
End date: 20-12-2018
2nd SemesterStart date: 04-02-2019
End date: 30-05-2019
CCPFC/ACC-73184/13 - CCPFC
Conselho Científico-Pedagógico de Formação ContínuaPeríodo(s)
- 2017-09-28 a 2020-09-28