Research in mathematics education

Morgan, Candia and Jones, Keith (eds.) (2001) Research in mathematics education, vol. 3, 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.

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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:
ISBNs: 0953849813 (print)
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Keywords: research, mathematics, education, schooling, teachers, teacher development, teacher education, language, meaning, technology, learning
ePrint ID: 39201
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Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 21:56
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