Research in mathematics education
Morgan, Candia and Jones, Keith (eds.) (2001) Research in mathematics education, London, UK, British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 250pp. (Research in Mathematics Education, 3).
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Many of the articles in this volume reflect the active engagement of researchers in areas of national priority in the teaching and learning of mathematics, demonstrating the involvement of a research community grappling in a rigorous way with complex issues of national and international concern. The chapters address issues within four broad themes Mathematics and Schooling; Teachers and Teacher Development; Mathematics, Language and Meaning; Technology and Learning Mathematics. An introductory article sets the context for considering the quality of research in mathematics education. The volume is an outstanding showcase for mathematics education research in a British context.
|Additional Information:||This item is a special issue of the journal "Research in Mathematics Education" [ISSN: 1479 4802], also made available in book form. Contents: Research in mathematics education: some issues and some emerging influences, Keith Jones and Candia Morgan; Needing to use algebra, Alf Coles and Laurinda Brown; The frequency of selection and relative effectiveness of different mental calculation methods: some evidence from the 1987 APU surveys, Derek Foxman; Assessing early mathematical development, Ray Godfrey and Carol Aubrey; School or college mathematics and workplace practice: an activity theory perspective, J.S. Williams, G. D. Wake and N. C. Boreham; The interaction between the use of ICT and mathematics teachers' professional knowledge base for teaching, Colette Crisan; Models and super-models: ways of thinking about professional knowledge, Stephanie Prestage and Pat Perks; Mathematics student teachers' responses to influences and beliefs, Jim Smith; Metaphors and other linguistic pointers to children's mental representations, Chris Bills; A transnational comparison of primary mathematics textbooks: the case of multiplication, Rosamund Sutherland, Jan Winter and Tony Harries; Mathematics and human activity: representation in mathematical writing, Candia Morgan; Being creative with the truth? Self-expression and originality in pupils' mathematics, Peter Huckstep and Tim Rowland; Construction of conceptual knowledge: the case of computer-aided exploration of period doubling, Soo D. Chae and David O. Tall; How does the way in which individual students behave affect the shared construction of meaning? Sally Elliott, Brian Hudson and Declan O'Reilly; Conjecturing in open geometric situations using dynamic geometry: an exploratory classroom experiment, Federica Olivero. The first paper from this volume is available at: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/41223/|
|Keywords:||research, mathematics, education, schooling, teachers, teacher development, teacher education, language, meaning, technology, learning|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Q Science > QA Mathematics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
|Date Deposited:||22 Jun 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:24|
|Publisher:||British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics|
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