Mathematics Education : Exploring the Culture of Learning

Author: Allen, Barbara
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Pub Date: 27/11/2003
ISBN: 9780415327008
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Quick overview This book focuses on the issues surrounding researching mathematics education, in particular the notion of the culture of the mathematics classroom.
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Mathematics Education identifies some of the most significant issues in mathematics education today. Pulling together relevant articles from authors well-known in their fields of study, the book addresses topical issues such as: * gender * equity * attitude * teacher belief and knowledge * community of practice * autonomy and agency * assessment * technology. The subject is dealt with in three parts: culture of the mathematics classroom, communication in mathematics classrooms and pupils' and teachers' perceptions. Students on postgraduate courses in mathematics education will find this book a valuable resource. Students on BEd and PGCE courses will also find this a useful source of reference as will teachers of mathematics, mentors and advisers.

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