ISBN-10:
9048155061
ISBN-13:
9789048155064
Pub. Date:
12/10/2010
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics: Research and Practice / Edition 1

Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics: Research and Practice / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9789048155064
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/10/2010
Series: Mathematics Education Library , #21
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Preface. Introduction; D. Coben, et al. Review of Research on Adults Learning Mathematics; G.E. FitzSimons, G.L. Godden. Section I: Perspectives on Research on Adults Learning Mathematics; D. Coben. Mathematics or Common Sense? Researching 'Invisible' Mathematics through Adults' Mathematics Life Histories; D. Coben. Researching Adults' Knowledge Through Piagetian Clinical Exploration - the case of domestic work; J.C. Llorente. Understanding their Thinking: the tension between the Cognitive and the Affective; J. Duffin, A. Simpson. Understanding their Thinking: the tension between the Cognitive and the Affective; J. Duffin, A. Simpson. Section II: Adults, Mathematics, Culture and Society; J. O'Donoghue. Mathematics: Certainty in an Uncertain World? R. Benn. Ethnomathematics and Political Struggles; G. Knijnik. Statistical Literacy: Conceptual and Instructional issues; I. Gal. The roles of feelings and logic and their interaction in the solution of everyday problems; D. Colwell. Section III: Adults, Mathematics and Work; G. FitzSimons. Women, Mathematics and Work; M. Harris. Technology, Competences and Mathematics; T. Wedege. Mathematics and the Vocational Education and Training System; G.E. FitzSimons. Section IV: Perspectives in Teaching Adults Mathematics; J. O'Donoghue. Algebra for Adult Students: the Student Voices; K. Safford. Exploration and Modelling in a University Mathematics Course: Perceptions of Adult Students; B.J. Miller-Reilly. Assessing Numeracy; J. O'Donoghue. Adult Mathematics and Everyday Life: Building Bridges and Facilitating Learning 'Transfer'; J. Evans. Teaching 'not less than maths, but more': an overview of recent developments in adult numeracy teacher development in England &endash; with a sidelong glance at Australia; D. Coben, N. Chanda. Postscript: Some Thoughts on Paulo Freire's Legacy for Adults Learning Mathematics; D. Coben. Index.

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