COUNTING SYSTEMS ASSESSMENT
The first assessment is allocated one sixth of the overall module marks. It should be the equivalent of 500 words long.
The first part of the assessment involves the formulation of a suitable assessment question. The assessment must be at the correct level. Some examples are given on the following page. When you have formulated your question you should send it to your tutor approval.
After approval the assessment can then be completed and forwarded for marking to your tutor.
Note the first assessment must be completed by the end of the first week of the summer term.
Criteria on which the assessment will be marked are listed below:
- Choose a suitable level of project.
- Presentation - how it looks - how it reads.
- Mathematics - correct and well explained.
- Argument developed logically.
- Bibliography and references.
- Introduction and conclusion.
- Given in on time.
Examples that could be used for Assessments
Hindu-Arabic Numerals in the West
Counting Systems and Notations
History of Mathematics Module
Links to other History of Mathematics sites
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