Numbers: from the integers to the infinite

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Numbers: from the integers to the infinite

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module introduces prospective primary school teachers to the central concepts relating to numbers, and uses this to discuss the concept of infinity in mathematics.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. apply definitions and properties to draw conclusions related to different number systems;
    2. use properties of numbers to solve real-world and abstract problems;
    3. describe how students at different stages learn and understand number properties;
    4. design learning activities for the formation of number concepts.

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