Mathematics in different settings: plenary panel.

Evans, Jeff, Alatorre, Silvia, Van der Kooij, Henk, Potari, Despina and Noyes, Andrew (2010) Mathematics in different settings: plenary panel. Pinto, M. M. F. and Kawasaki, Teresinha F., eds. Proceedings of the Thirty Fourth International Conference for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. In: Thirty Fourth International Conference for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 18-23 Jul 2010, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. .

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Abstract

When we think about the title “Mathematics in different settings”, a number of questions arise. For example:
• How many mathematics are there – one or many? Is there a mathematics that is “prior to”, or independent of, any setting?
• What (who) is it that makes settings “different”? And how does this relate to social differences among people?
• What is an appropriate typology of different settings – for research or for curriculum design purposes? Relatedly, we might ask: who decides what is “important”?
• What is the nature of relations among policy arrangements, research and educational institutional settings?
• How are different settings represented in mathematics teaching and assessment?
• What is the relationship of mathematics education researchers to any setting?

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Conference held at Federal University of Minas Gerais [UFMG], Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology
Item ID: 7696
Notes on copyright: Copyright belongs to authors 18/4/11
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Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2011 11:41
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2019 11:05
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/7696

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