Jeff Evans

Reader Emeritus in Adults' Mathematical Learning

Design Engineering and Mathematics

Middlesex University

Adult numeracy, international surveys of adults' skills, and their role in of educational policy-making;, Mathematical, statistical and methodological thinking of adults, and of HE students, and their attitudes and emotions;, Images of mathematics in popular culture (in particular, advertising) and the public understanding of mathematics and statistics;, Context-specificity of thinking, and the 'transfer' of learning and knowledge;, Research methodologies in the social sciences, education and business

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  1. Evans, Jeff and Yasukawa, Keiko and Mallows, David and Creese, Brian (2017) Numeracy skills and the numerate environment: affordances and demands. Adults Learning Mathematics: An International Journal, 12 (1). pp. 17-26. ISSN 1744-1803
  2. Yasukawa, Keiko and Hamilton, Mary and Evans, Jeff (2017) A comparative analysis of national media responses to the OECD survey of adult skills: policy making from the global to the local? Compare: a Journal of Comparative and International Education, 47 (2). pp. 271-285. ISSN 0305-7925
  3. Evans, Jeff and Wedege, Tine and Yasukawa, Keiko (2013) Critical perspectives on adults’ mathematics education. In: Third international handbook of mathematics education. Clements, M. A. (Ken) and Bishop, Alan J. and Keitel, Christine and Kilpatrick, Jeremy and Leung, Frederick K. S., eds. Springer, New York, pp. 203-242.
  4. Evans, Jeff (2015) Interpreting international surveys of adult skills: methodological and policy-related Issues. In: Literacy as numbers: researching the politics and practices of international literacy assessment. Hamilton, Mary and Maddox, Bryan and Addey, Camilla, eds. Cambridge Education Research . Cambridge University Press, pp. 53-72. ISBN 9781107525177
  5. Czarnecka, Barbara and Evans, Jeff (2013) Wisdom appeals in UK financial services advertising. Journal of Promotion Management, 19 (4). pp. 418-434. ISSN 1049-6491
  6. Tsatsaroni, Anna and Evans, Jeff (2014) Adult numeracy and the totally pedagogised society: PIAAC and other international surveys in the context of global educational policy on lifelong learning. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 87 (2). pp. 167-186. ISSN 0013-1954
  7. Evans, Jeff and Tsatsaroni, Anna and Czarnecka, Barbara (2014) Mathematical images in advertising: constructing difference and shaping identity, in global consumer culture. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 85 (1). pp. 3-27. ISSN 0013-1954
  8. Evans, Jeff (2014) New PIAAC results: care is needed in reading reports of international surveys. Adults Learning Mathematics International Journal, 9 (1). pp. 37-52. ISSN 1744-1803