Seminar leader prepares a sufficient number of short independent topics. Topics are handed out to students along with necessary literature. 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 short presentation of a mathematical topic. As a part of the course the student will based on own experience and observing peers, acquire the ability to teach a class and prepare appropriate slides. They will learn what makes an understandable presentation and clearly written and structured seminar work.
Student learns to prepare a short presentation and to write a seminar paper. Gained experience will be of use during the course of study for other courses and later for work.
Student prepares two presentations in the duration of one school hour, where 30 minutes is used for presentation and 15 minutes for a discussion and question session. The emphasis is not on the mathematics of the topic but rather on the clear and well structured presentation of ideas and written work. Student has to write a short seminar work.
Grading: 6-10 pass, 5 fail (according to the rules of University of Ljubljana)
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