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Alexandre Borovik

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Description: Borovik teaches and researches group theory at the University of Manchester (UK), where he is a Professor of Pure Mathematics. See his eight-point teaching manifesto, read about his methodology, and download slides of selected talks, which include "Hidden structures of elementary mathematics," "Human dimension of mathematics," and "Where do mathematicians come from?" The author of a book entitled Mathematics under the Microscope: Notes on Cognitive Aspects of Mathematical Practice, Borovik also writes a blog by the same name; posts, which date back to March of 2008, have included "Donald Knuth: Calculus via O notation," "Kolmogorov's '5/3' Law," and "Mathematical Education: Modularisation vs Linear Syllabus."

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web-Based Discussions
Math Ed Topics: Sequence of Subjects/Topics, Teaching Styles/Practices, Social Issues/Public Policy

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