**ERIC Number:**ED213588

**Record Type:**RIE

**Publication Date:**1981

**Pages:**206

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Research in Mathematics Education in Papua New Guinea, 1981.

Clarkson, Philip, Ed.

This document contains the following titles: 1) Students' Use of Diagrams and Visuality in Mathematics; 2) Papua New Guinea University Student Attitudes to Mathematics; 3) Research on the Teaching of Problem Solving at the Papua New Guinea University of Technology: Retrospect and Prospect; 4) Adult Numeracy with a Calculator: Some Problems; 5) A Test of Measurement-- Or Is It; 6) Solving Word Problems in a Second Language and Reading Proficiency; 7) Nurses and Mathematics; 8) Language and Mathematics at Tertiary Level; 9) The Role of Mathematics Education Research in Papua New Guinea l981: The Constraints and the Priorities; l0) Computer Oriented Cognitive Process Models Related to Mathematical Thinking; 11) The Use of Numerical Filters as an Aid to the Solution of Algebraic Problems: A Proposed Project; 12) An Investigation of the Mathematics Education of Nurses-In-Training in Papua New Guinea; 13) A Proposed Categorization System for Students' Errors in Mathematics; 14) The Performance of National High School Students at the University; 15) Language and Mathematics Education: An International Perspective; 16) Community School Mathematics Teaching and Curriculum Innovation in Papua New Guinea; and 17) Standards in Mathematics, a Defeatist Point of View. (MP)

Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instruction, Learning Theories, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Student Attitudes

The Director, Mathematics Education Centre, Papua New Guinea Univ. of Technology, P.O. Box 793, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea (no price quoted).

**Publication Type:**Reports - Research; Collected Works - Proceedings

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**Language:**English

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**Authoring Institution:**Papua New Guinea Univ. of Technology, Lae.

**Identifiers:**Mathematics Education Research; Papua New Guinea

**Note:**Proceedings of the Mathematics Education Conference (lst, Mathematics Education Centre, Papua New Guinea Univ. of Technology, Lae, May, 1981).