Brian Griffiths (1927–2008): his pioneering contributions to mathematics and education


Jones, Keith and Mamona-Downs, Joanna (2008) Brian Griffiths (1927–2008): his pioneering contributions to mathematics and education. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 69, (3), 283-286. (doi:10.1007/s10649-008-9153-1).

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Brian Griffiths (1927–2008) was a British mathematician and educator who served as a member of the founding editorial board of Educational Studies in Mathematics. As a mathematician, Griffiths is remembered through his work on what continue to be known as ‘Griffiths-type’ topological spaces. As a mathematics educator, his most profound contribution was, with Geoffrey Howson, in offering a conceptualisation of the relationship between mathematics, society and curricula.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0013-1954 (print)
1573-0816 (electronic)
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Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, topology, mathematics, school, understanding, brian, griffiths, society, curricula, griffiths-type, topological, spaces, howson, hawaiian, rings, southampton, university
Subjects: L Education > LA History 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 Education
ePrint ID: 63702
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:45
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/63702

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