IME2073: Enhancing Deeper Understanding of Calculus and Students’ Difficulties

  • In this course, we will have interactive discussions of some main calculus concepts and the concerns we have in teaching calculus. Students’ common errors found in some past Cambridge exam papers will be highlighted as well.

    Learning Dimensions:

    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Academic Curriculum
    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Student Development Curriculum
    • To strengthen teachers’ concepts in calculus, highlight students’ common misconceptions, discuss “counter-examples” in calculus, and share difficulties in teaching calculus.

      1. Some pre-calculus mathematical concepts
      2. Concepts of Limits and Continuity
      3. Differentiation concepts
      4. Integration concepts
      • Secondary A. Maths Teachers, JC Teachers & Polytechnic Lecturers
      • This course is open for customization to schools & clusters.
      • Interested applicants will need to have a min. class of 15pax before we can run the course.
    • Duration: 6 hours

      • MOE Participants - $65.20 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee).
      • Non-MOE Participants - $354.10 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee)
    • Please read the instructions below carefully before completing the application form.   

      Upon confirmation, payment is required for all courses. Payment should only be made after the course placement letter has been sent to participants to confirm the application. Cancellations/withdrawals are not allowed. However, a replacement may be sent to attend the same course. 

      Payment through GIRO/IFAAS

      NIE will proceed to invoice the respective schools, and they can  make payment through GIRO or IFAAS. The amount payable should be credited into the NIE bank account number 518-041272-001.

      Payment by Cheque

      Please submit the cheque together with the application form. Cheque should be made payable to “National Institute of Education” and participant(s)’ name and course(s) clearly indicated on the reverse of the cheque.

      Please mail to: 
      National Institute of Education
      Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning
      1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616
      Attn: Ms Nur Shafiqah


      NIE will acknowledge receipt of the application form through email within one week. The course placement letter will be emailed to applicants who have been successfully placed in a course and upon course confirmation.


      Please note that NIE reserves the right to replace an instructor for a course if the lecturer is unable to teach the course due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund of the course fee will be made to participants.