Seminar leader prepares a sufficient number of short independent topics from different areas of mathematics suitable for students after completing three semesters of study. Topics are handed out to students along with necessary literature during the first meeting of the seminar. The handouts have to suffice for the preparation of the seminar, however students can look for additional sources.
gradivo, ki ga pripravi vodja seminarja
S. Krantz: A primer of mathematical writing, American Mathematical Society, 1997.
The purpose of the course is to teach a student how to prepare a presentation of a mathematical topic and how to write a mathematical text. As a part of the course the student will based on own experience, observing peers, and feedback information given by the seminar leader acquire the ability to prepare effective and understandable presentation of mathematical ideas (appropriate slides, intelligible explanations, organized board work, clearly written and structured seminar work).
Knowledge and understanding: Student learns to prepare a short presentation and to write a seminar paper.
Application: Gained experience will be of use during the course of study for other courses and later for work.
Reflection: The ability to connect new skills to the expertise.
Transferable skills: Gained experience will be of use during the course of study for other courses that require presentation or homework.
Student prepares a presentation in the duration of 60 minutes which is followed by a discussion and question session. The emphasis is not on the difficulty of the topic but rather on the clear and well structured presentation of ideas. The presentation has to be prepared in a way that the colleagues in the class can follow. The same criterion holds for the seminar work which has to be a self-contained presentation of the topic.
Presentation of the seminar
grading: 5 (fail), 6-10 (pass) (according to the Statute of UL)
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