Brian Griffiths (1927–2008): a tribute to a pioneer in mathematics education
Jones, Keith and Rowland, Tim (2008) Brian Griffiths (1927–2008): a tribute to a pioneer in mathematics education. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 28, (2), 1-6.
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Brian Griffiths (Professor Emeritus, University of Southampton) was one of the pioneers of mathematics education and played a significant role in developing the field from the mid-1960s onwards. As well as being remembered for his work on what continue to be known as ‘Griffiths-type’ topological spaces, Brian’s most profound contribution to the establishment of mathematics education as an academic field was, with Geoffrey Howson, in offering a conceptualisation of the relationship between mathematics, society and curricula.
|Additional Information:||Proceedings of the Day Conference held at the University of Southampton, Saturday 27th June 2008, and of the New Researchers’ Day Conference held at the University of Chichester on Friday 26th June 2008, edited by M. Joubert|
|Keywords:||pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, topology, mathematics, school, understanding, brian griffiths, society, curricula, griffiths-type, topological, spaces|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Q Science > QA Mathematics
|Divisions :||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Mathematics and Science Education
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences > Southampton Education School > Mathematics, Science & Health Education (MSHE)
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|Date Deposited:||08 Oct 2008|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 12:47|
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