Teacher training students on “History of Mathematics and Teaching of Matematics 2016" Summer University and Conference in Eger între 18-22 mai 2016
Central European Contributions to the History of Mathematics
organized by the Institute of Mathematics of Eszterházy Károly University of Applied Sciences
in the framework of the CEEPUS Network HU-0028-09-1516 , Eger, May 16- May 24.
Preliminary Program of the Intensive Course and Series of Special Lectures
The scientific topics of the intensive course and series of invited lectures cover the aspects of the History of Mathematics, including its impact on the Teaching of Mathematics, to provide a forum to meet each other.
Content of the Intensive Course
Scheduled 16th may to 19th May 2016. (2 hours lectures each title)
- Introducing the basic notions and problems of the research in the History of Mathematics.
- Integration of study and research, documentation in the History of Mathematics.
- The available resources in research
- Analysing the structure of the available databases
- How to write a good biography for a mathematician
- Presenting the MacTutor History of Mathematics – history of the database
- Analysing the structure and content of the materials of the MacTutor History Archive related to the Central Euroean Area, and the countries of the participants
- Studies and materials available at Debrecen University
- Analysing the Tudóstár database promoted by the Technical University in Budapest
- Aspect reflected by the European Mathematical Society database.
- Application of the course outcomes.
- Student presentations
- Plans for the future
- Possibilities for the follow up of the results of the intensive course in partner universities.
Series of Invited Special Lectures
Scheduled for 19-22 May 2016. (30 minutes-1 hour lectures)
- Edmund Robertson (St Andrews): MacTutor History of Mathematics Achive as primary reference in the History of Mathematics,
- Klukovits Lajos (Szeged): Problems and Methods in Diophantus’ Arithmetica.
- Michael Lambrou (Rethymno): : The Intriguing Story of a Theorem of Classical Geometry from Antiquity to Oblivion and Rediscovery
- Nagy Dénes (Melbourne-Budapest): János Bolyai in the U.S., Japan, Australia, Russia.
- Nagy Dénes (Melbourne-Budapest): On geometric style of thinking in “small countries” vs. the algebraic style of thinking in the “big countries”.
- Tünde Kántor (Debrecen): History of the Honour Doctoral Awarding at the University of Debrecen (1912-2013)
- Saeed Seyed Agha Banihashemi (Teheran): The role of history of mathematics in mathematics education
- Josef Molnar (Olomouc), Péter Körtesi (Miskolc): Bolyai in Olomouc
- Kántor Sándor (Debrecen): Academicians teaching in secondary schools, source for the History of Mathematics
- Dirk Huylebrouck (Leuven): Leonardo was not a Mathematical Genius
- Gyöngyösi Erika (Sárospatak): Eternal values in a changing world
- Munkácsy Katalin (Budapest): The role of student projects
- Körtesi Péter (Miskolc): The Kerékjártó project
- Hujter Mihály (Budapest): The História-Tudósnaptár database
- Oláhné Téglási Ilona (Eger): Visulaity & Mathematics – Experimental Education of Mathematics through Visual Arts, Sciences and Playful Activities
- Hoffmann Miklós (Eger): How sharp is a curve - differential geometry in primary and secondary schools
- Tuska Ágnes (Fresno): GeoGebra projects