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Contributions by " Franco Vivaldi"

Prof Franco Vivaldi is Professor of Applied Mathematics in the School of Mathematical Sciences.

Focus, position and movement

In this spotlight we look at some ideas particularly relevant with large lectures regarding the position and movement of the lecturer.

Large lectures: lessons from actors

Prof Franco Vivaldi describes some simple suggestions he received from actors that he has found useful when lecturing to large audiences.

Essential Mathematics: high standards and basic skills

Prof Franco Vivaldi discusses the Essential Mathematics course which runs in the first year and focuses on bringing fundamental skills considered essential to master for success in the degree, up to a high standard.

Mathematical Writing

Prof Franco Vivaldi describes the history of the development of a writing course in mathematics, using writing as a focus on conceptual understanding.

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