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Programming as a mathematical activity

'Programming in the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum' workshop, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications Higher Education Teaching and Learning Series 2019, Middlesex University (27/06/2019).

I have taken on an optional second year programming module for the first time in 2018/19. I will talk about my attempt to redesign, teach and assess this. I will argue that programming is not the same as coding and that programming is relevant to mathematical thinking. I will talk about the structure of the module and its assessment, and redesigning these to be more relevant to future employment.