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ERIC Number: ED234988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Pages: 273
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the 1981 Annual Meeting. Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, June 5-9, 1981).
Drost, Dale R., Ed.
These papers from the fifth annual meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group are organized similarly to the meeting, presenting materials from the lectures, working groups, special groups, and panel groups, as well as ad hoc groups. Iverson delivered one lecture on computer programming, stressing the place of APL, while Kilpatrick lectured on theoretical and methodological reasons why research in mathematics education has made little impact on classrooms so far. Working group reports concerned research and the classroom, computer education for teachers, issues in the teaching of calculus, and revitalizing mathematics in teacher education courses. Special groups reported on the place of geometry in the elementary school and an example of mathematics, the Rubik cube. Panels considered mathematics and language, and the relationship of history and the teaching of mathematics. In the appendix are reports from individual members of the working groups and panel groups, concerning a variety of mathematics education topics. (MNS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group.
Identifiers: Canada; Mathematics Education Research
Note: For earlier proceedings see ED 188 872 and ED 204 120; for 1982 edition, see SE 043 153. Many pages are marginally legible and may not reproduce well.