**ERIC Number:**ED221355

**Record Type:**RIE

**Publication Date:**1982-May

**Pages:**246

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Research in Mathematics Education in Papua New Guinea: 1982. Proceedings of the Mathematics Education Conference (2nd, Lae, Papua New Guinea, May 1982).

Clarkson, Philip, Ed.

This document consists of papers presented at the Second Mathematics Education Conference in May 1982 at Lae, Papua New Guinea. Included are the following titles: (1) The Use of Academic Subjects in a Service Capacity; (2) Some Factors Affecting Mathematics Learning in a National High School; (3) An Extraneous Role for the VTR in Educational Research; (4) A Problem Solving Project - How to Do It; (5) In Algebra We Do Operations on Letters; (6) The Case for Changes in Approaches to Mathematics Curricula: Some Suggestions for Research and Teaching; (7) A Preliminary Study of the Mathematical Generalization Process in Late-Secondary Papua New Guinean Students; (8) The Rotation and Development of Surfaces - A Study of a Piagetian Spatial Task with PNG Secondary School Pupils; (9) Attitudes to Success and Failure in Mathematics; (10) Community School Mathematics: The International Connection; (11) The Use of Algorithms in Year 7; (12) Computer-Assisted Instruction at Unitech; (13) The Development of Time Concepts and the Use of Comparatives among Papua New Guineans; (14) Regional Cooperation: PEACESAT, PRIME and the SPMLC; and (15) Development and Implementation of Math Textbooks in PNG. The document concludes with a program outline of the conference. (MP)

**Publication Type:**Reports - Research; Opinion Papers; 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