技術者に求められる教養としての数学的素養とその涵養 [in Japanese] Mathematics/Arithmetic Knowledge-Based Way of Thinking and Its Maintenance Needed for Engineers [in Japanese]
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Examining curriculum among universities revealed that no significant difference in math class or related subjects can be seen. However, amount and depth of those studies, in general, differed depending on content of curriculum and the level of achievement at entrance to individual university. Universalization of higher education shows that students have many problems in learning higher level of traditional math and that the memory of math they learned quickly fades away after passing in exam. It means that further development of higher math knowledgebased engineer after graduation from universities. Under these circumstances, the present author, as one of fun of math, propose how to maintain way of thinking generated by math knowledge. What necessary for engineer is to pay attention to common books, dealing with elementary mathematics or arithmetic- related matters. This surely leads engineer to nourish math/arithmetic knowledge-based way of thinking.
- Journal of Jsee
Journal of Jsee 56(1), 26-31, 2008-01-20
Japanese Society for Engineering Education