Sociocultural Research on Mathematics Education

An International Perspective

Author: Bill Atweh,Helen Forgasz,Ben Nebres

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135653119

Category: Education

Page: 480

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This volume--the first to bring together research on sociocultural aspects of mathematics education--presents contemporary and international perspectives on social justice and equity issues that impact mathematics education. In particular, it highlights the importance of three interacting and powerful factors--gender, social, and cultural dimensions. Sociocultural Research on Mathematics Education: An International Perspective is distinguished in several ways: * It is research based. Chapters report on significant research projects; present a comprehensive and critical summary of the research findings; and offer a critical discussion of research methods and theoretical perspectives undertaken in the area. * It is future oriented, presenting recommendations for practice and policy and identifying areas for further research. * It deals with all aspects of formal and informal mathematics education and applications and all levels of formal schooling. As the context of mathematics education rapidly changes-- with an increased demand for mathematically literate citizenship; an increased awareness of issues of equity, inclusivity, and accountability; and increased efforts for globalization of curriculum development and research-- questions are being raised more than ever before about the problems of teaching and learning mathematics from a non-cognitive science perspective. This book contributes significantly to addressing such issues and answering such questions. It is especially relevant for researchers, graduate students, and policymakers in the field of mathematics education.
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Handbook of Research on the Psychology of Mathematics Education

Past, Present and Future

Author: Angel Gutiérrez

Publisher: Sense Publishers

ISBN: 9077874194

Category: Education

Page: 521

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This volume is a compilation of the research produced by the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) since its creation, 30 years ago. It has been written to become an essential reference for mathematics education research in the coming years
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Internationalisation and Globalisation in Mathematics and Science Education

Author: Bill Atweh,Angela Calabrese Barton,Marcelo C. Borba,Noel Gough,Christine Keitel-Kreidt,Catherine Vistro-Yu,Renuka Vithal

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 140208790X

Category: Education

Page: 542

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This book aims to develop theoretical frameworks of the phenomena of internationalisation and globalisation and identify related ethical, moral, political and economic issues facing mathematics and science educators. It provides a wide representation of views some of which are not often represented in international publications. This is the first book to deal with issues of globalisation and internationalisation in mathematics and science education.
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New Mathematics Education Research and Practice

Author: Jürgen Maass,Wolfgang Schlöglmann

Publisher: Sense Publishers

ISBN: 9077874747

Category: Education

Page: 315

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Mathematics education research has blossomed into many different areas, which we can see in the programmes of the ICME conferences, as well as in the various survey articles in the Handbooks. However, all of these lines of research are trying to grapple with the complexity of the same process of learning mathematics. Although our knowledge of the process is through fragmentation of research more extensive and deeper there is a need to overcome this fragmentation and to see learning as one process with different aspects. To overcome this fragmentation, this book identifies six themes: (1) mathematics, culture and society, (2) the structure of mathematics and its influence on the learning process, (3) mathematics learning as a cognitive process, (4) mathematics learning as a social process, (5) affective conditions of the mathematics learning process, (6) new technologies and mathematics learning. This book is addressed to all researchers in mathematic education. It gives an orientation and overview on what is going on and what are the main results and questions what are important books or papers if further information is needed.
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The Routledge International Handbook of Teacher and School Development

Author: Christopher Day

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136715967

Category: Education

Page: 592

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The International Handbook of Teacher and School Development brings together a collection of research and evidence-based authoritative writings which focus on international teacher and school development. Drawing on research from eighteen countries across seven continents, the forty chapters are grouped into ten themes which represent key aspects of teacher and school development: Issues of Professionalism and Performativity What Being an Effective Teacher Really Means Reason and Emotion in Teaching Schools in Different Circumstances Student Voices in a Global Context Professional Learning and Development Innovative Pedagogies School Effectiveness and Improvement Successful Schools, Successful Leader Professional Communities: their practices, problems & possibilities Each theme expertly adds to the existing knowledge base about teacher and school development internationally. They are individually important in shaping and understanding an appreciation of the underlying conditions which influence teachers and schools, both positively and negatively, and the possibilities for their further development. This essential handbook will be of interest to teacher educators, researchers in the field of teacher education and policy makers.
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Dialogue and Learning in Mathematics Education

Intention, Reflection, Critique

Author: Helle Alrø,Ole Skovsmose

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402009984

Category: Education

Page: 284

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This volume is about communication in mathematics classrooms. In a series of empirical studies of project work, it studies students' inquiry cooperation as well as students' obstructions to inquiry cooperation, and pays special attention to the notions of `dialogue', `critique', `intention', and `reflection'. Thus a theory of learning mathematics is developed which is resonant with critical mathematics education
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Culturally Responsive Mathematics Education

Author: Brian Greer,Swapna Mukhopadhyay,Arthur B. Powell,Sharon Nelson-Barber

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135593337

Category: Education

Page: 400

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At a time of rapid demographic change and amidst the many educational challenges facing the US, this critical new collection presents mathematics education from a culturally responsive perspective. It tackles the most crucial issues of teaching mathematics to an ethnically diverse school population, including the political dimension of mathematics education within the context of governmental efforts to improve achievement in school mathematics. Culturally Responsive Mathematics Education moves beyond a point of view that is internal to mathematics education as a discipline, and instead offers a broad perspective of mathematics as a significant, liberating intellectual force in our society. The editors of this volume bring together contributions from many of the leading teachers, teacher educators, researchers, scholars, and activists who have been working to reorient mathematics education in ways that reflect mathematics education as accomplished, first and foremost, through human interactions.
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Research on Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and Learning 1st Volume

Author: Dennis M. McInerney,Shawn Van Etten

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 1607529513

Category: Education

Page: 413

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The aim of this book series is to provide a much needed outlet for the wealth of cross-cultural research that has not impacted upon mainstream education. This particular volume is divided into four parts: the motivation context; the learning context; the family context; and the curriculum context.
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