Problem solving with emphasis on Combinatorial Analysis
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.
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.
Mode of StudyFace-to-Face
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)Portuguese
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.
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.
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).
Access to Further Studiesn.a.
Non Degree Course
Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate
Duration: 27 HORAS
ECTS Credits: 1.0
Call for Applications (only in portuguese)
- 1st Semester
Start date: 10-09-2018
End date: 20-12-2018
- 2nd Semester
Start date: 04-02-2019
End date: 30-05-2019
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