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How Chinese learn mathematics: perspectives from insiders

Fan, Lianghuo, Wong, Ngai-Ying, Cai, Jinfa and Li, Shiqi (eds.) (2004) How Chinese learn mathematics: perspectives from insiders, Singapore, SG, World Scientific, 592pp. (Series on Mathematics Education, 1).

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The book has been written by an international group of very active researchers and scholars who have a passion for the study of Chinese mathematics education. It aims to provide readers with a comprehensive and updated picture of the teaching and learning of mathematics involving Chinese students from various perspectives, including the ways in which Chinese students learn mathematics in classrooms, schools and homes, the influence of the cultural and social environment on Chinese students' mathematics learning, and the strengths and weaknesses of the ways in which Chinese learn mathematics. Furthermore, based on the relevant research findings, the book explores the implications for mathematics education and offers sound suggestions for reform and improvement. This book is a must for anyone who is interested in the teaching and learning of mathematics concerning Chinese learners

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Published date: August 2004
Additional Information: This is an internationally acclaimed book. It has been reviewed in several important research journals in the fields of education and mathematics education


Local EPrints ID: 168859
ISBN: 978-981-256-014-8
PURE UUID: 83bf667a-364b-4503-8a33-56bc577d88a6

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Date deposited: 06 Dec 2010 09:53
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:20

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Editor: Lianghuo Fan
Editor: Ngai-Ying Wong
Editor: Jinfa Cai
Editor: Shiqi Li

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