Introduction to Mathematical Thinking(으)로 돌아가기

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Learn how to think the way mathematicians do – a powerful cognitive process developed over thousands of years.
Mathematical thinking is not the same as doing mathematics – at least not as mathematics is typically presented in our school system. School math typically focuses on learning procedures to solve highly stereotyped problems. Professional mathematicians think a certain way to solve real problems, problems that can arise from the everyday world, or from science, or from within mathematics itself. The key to success in school math is to learn to think inside-the-box. In contrast, a key feature of mathematical thinking is thinking outside-the-box – a valuable ability in today’s world. This course helps to develop that crucial way of thinking....

Mar 05, 2018

An awesome course. Very easy to follow at the start, becomes more challenging at the end. I have a PhD in economics yet I struggled with the real analysis at the end. And that's just intro level! :-D

Aug 26, 2017

Great course, it's really shows the way how to think in mathematical rigor. It gave me an intuition about what Mathematics is itself.\n\nThank you Profesor Keith Devlin, you are a great teacher !

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교육 기관: Belal N S M D

•Mar 23, 2017

thank's

교육 기관: Arne d R

•May 08, 2017

A useful course to do if you want to go into some more discrete mathematics (proving things) after :)

교육 기관: Andrew D

•Mar 16, 2017

A classic amongst MOOCs! I recommend buying the suggested book by Devlin.

교육 기관: Ella B

•Jul 05, 2018

Excellent introduction which teaches the rigour necessary for a mathematics degree extremely well.

교육 기관: Henry L

•Jul 04, 2018

A detailed and thorough course presented in an understandable fashion. It helps you develop critical thinking and problem solving skills by getting you to think in different ways as a mathematician. Highly recommended.

교육 기관: Abdelrahman A A

•May 30, 2018

This course is very important.

교육 기관: Hazem j A

•Apr 08, 2018

womderful

교육 기관: Marcus K

•Mar 17, 2018

I work in the digital visual effects industry as a developer and wanted to understand scientific papers better. Searching the the for solutions, I came across this course. It is very well structured and offers tons of materials to work with. You can test yourself with quizzes, assignments and problem sets throughout the course.

I can only highly recommend it .

교육 기관: Brian-Tinh V

•Jul 10, 2018

As an aspiring physicist, this class helped me a lot. I didn't learn any actual physics in this course, but I was able to develop a sense of what to pay attention to when tackling advanced math texts and topics to advance my career. Great summer activity.

교육 기관: Fernando P

•Sep 12, 2018

Incredible course, well explained, very knowledged professor.

교육 기관: Antonio R S

•Sep 27, 2018

Muy bueno lo recomiendo a todo aquel que se quiere iniciar en el conocimiento matemático..para mi ha sido de gran ayuda.

교육 기관: Shangyan Z

•Oct 19, 2018

The content of this course is very helpful. It explains the fundamentals of college mathematics, and the possible confusions about symbols. I'm not sure if it can clear all my confusions about symbols, but the light weight of the content has captured the gist of college mathematics. Even after I have graduated from college for 7 years and have rarely used something like partial differential equations, this course brings all the math I learnt back to life in a few hours. I also recommend following Prof. Keith Devlin's twitter. Although there's a bunch of political content in his tweets, reading them can help you get closer to the mind of the author, and get the sense of reality besides this MOOC.

교육 기관: Hữu Đ

•Oct 19, 2018

nice

교육 기관: Sean H

•Oct 23, 2018

Dr. Devlin is a wonder.

교육 기관: 古川阳

•Oct 27, 2018

棒得超乎我的想象！

교육 기관: Edwin C v E

•Nov 03, 2018

Excellent course. Many important mathematical concepts are covered during the course, such as proof techniques, quantifier handling, logical and mathematical thinking and objectively assessing other people’s work. The pace of the lectures as well as the variety of topics is good. The final chapter might be a little out of some students’ comfort zone, especially since the prof takes a deep dive quite quickly, but remains interesting nevertheless. Highly recommended.

교육 기관: Jessica M

•Nov 08, 2018

I found this course extremely helpful

교육 기관: M

•Nov 18, 2018

It is a great course. It is deep and critical.

교육 기관: arif h

•Nov 19, 2018

this is very nice course , i learn new think about math and learning. And awesome teacher .

교육 기관: Leo F

•Oct 06, 2018

Approachable for pretty much anyone and actually complemented a lot of later university math by going into more detail. This is an assignment heavy course, which I liked, but requires a lot more effort than other MOOC (it was worth it though!).

교육 기관: Mohamed E

•Sep 28, 2018

It was an amazing Course

교육 기관: Clara R

•Oct 01, 2018

An essential tool for learning, practice rules of thinking.

교육 기관: Dyami

•Aug 18, 2018

great

교육 기관: Victor O

•Sep 03, 2018

Keith did really great course for those who missed formal proofs method at school or at university. I wish I had this course in high school or in my first college year. Math, unlike to other STEM disciplines, is based not on experimental confirmations, but on the chain of logical steps (aka proofs). Keith explains and teaches you how it all works. I strongly reccommend to everybody who wants to establish truly solid background in maths and then be able to study it further in his required directions. Really enjoyed. Universe is very beautiful and math is such an astonishing side of it. Keith is amazing.

교육 기관: Ava

•Aug 19, 2018

You don't learn math only; you learn the techniques of logical reasoning.

This course is evaluable and helps me become a more effective thinker.