Knowledge of the basic mathematical notions for a correct scientific approach to the mathematical ideas related to Geological and Natural Sciences
Course contents summary
Basic elements of Calculus, Linear Algebra and Mathematical Analysis
Bigatti A.M., Robbiano L. – Matematica di Base – Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
Abate M. - Matematica e Statistica : le basi per le scienze della vita - McGraw-Hill Italia
Bigatti A.M., Tamone G. - Matematica di Base. Esercizi Svolti, Testi d'Esame, Richiami di Teoria - Soc. Ed. Esculapio
PDF files of exercises are supplied every week.
Theoretical classroom teaching. Classroom exercise including solutions of the weekly proposed exercises. Clarifying individual meeting if required by the student.
Assessment methods and criteria
Final written examination divided into a preliminary closed-ended questionnaire to evaluate theoretical and applied knowledge and comprehension skills and a following open-ended questionnaire to evaluate independent judgement and communication skills. The student can go through with the second questionnaire only passing the first
Theretical classroom teaching and in particular classroom exercise are focused on the formation of the self judgement of the student about his/her theoretical and applied knowledge of the arguments, and his/her learning and communication skills.