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, Yasukawa, Keiko, 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, 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 (doi:10.1080/03057925.2016.1158644)
  3. Evans, Jeff, Wedege, Tine and Yasukawa, Keiko (2013) Critical perspectives on adults’ mathematics education. In: Third international handbook of mathematics education. Clements, M. A. (Ken), Bishop, Alan J., Keitel, Christine, 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, 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 (doi:10.1080/10496491.2013.817221)
  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 (doi:10.1007/s10649-013-9470-x)
  7. Evans, Jeff, 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 (doi:10.1007/s10649-013-9496-0)
  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