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Research in mathematics education

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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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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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Published date: 2001
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:
Keywords: research, mathematics, education, schooling, teachers, teacher development, teacher education, language, meaning, technology, learning


Local EPrints ID: 39201
ISBN: 0953849813
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ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 22 Jun 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:37

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