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Goos, Merrilyn, Ed.; Brown, Ray, Ed.; Makar, Katie, Ed. – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2008
This document presents the proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). The theme of this conference is "Navigating Currents and Charting Directions." The theme reminds us that, although we are constantly pushed to account for the quality and impact of our research, we need to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Educational Development, Practicums
Woo, Jeong-Ho, Ed.; Lew, Hee-Chan, Ed.; Park, Kyo-Sik Park, Ed.; Seo, Dong-Yeop, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2007
This third volume of the 31st annual proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education conference presents research reports for author surnames beginning Han- through Miy-. Reports include: (1) Elementary Education Students' Memories of Mathematics in Family Context (Markku S. Hannula, Raimo Kaasila, Erkki…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mentors, Academically Gifted, Symbols (Mathematics)
Hoines, Marit Johnsen, Ed.;; Fuglestad, Anne Berit, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
This document contains the fourth volume of the proceedings of the 28th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Inclusion and Diversity". This volume features 64 research report papers: (1) Situated or Abstract: The Effect of Combining Context…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equations (Mathematics), Teaching Methods, Misconceptions
Biddulph, Fred, Ed.; Carr, Ken, Ed. – 1997
This document contains both volumes of the proceedings of a conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). Three keynote papers by Gordon Knight, J. Michael Shaughnessy, and Robyn Zevenbergen, and a practical implications paper by Lyn English are included. Seventy-five conference papers are included in these…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Watson, Jane, Ed.; Beswick, Kim, Ed. – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2007
This is a record of the proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). The theme of the conference is "Mathematics: Essential research, essential practice." The theme draws attention to the importance of developing and maintaining links between research and practice and ties in with…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Concept Mapping, Student Teachers
Chick, Helen L., Ed.; Vincent, Jill L., Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2005
This document is the fourth volume of the proceedings of the 29th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference papers are centered around the theme of "Learners and Learning Environments." This volume features 42 research reports by presenters with last names beginning between Mul and Wu: (1) Case…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Motion, Mathematics Teachers, Self Efficacy
Novotna, Jarmila, Ed.; Moraova, Hana, Ed.; Kratka, Magdalena, Ed.; Stehlikova, Nad'a, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2006
This document contains the fourth volume of the proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Mathematics at the Centre." This volume features 59 research reports by presenters with last names beginning between Kun and Ros: (1)…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Psychology
Atweh, Bill, Ed.; Forgasz, Helen, Ed.; Nebres, Ben, Ed. – 2001
This book, based on research on sociocultural aspects of mathematics education, presents contemporary and international perspectives on social justice and equity issues that impact mathematics education. In particular, it highlights the importance of three interacting and powerful factors--gender, social, and cultural dimensions. The book is…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Gender Issues
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Zevenbergen, Robyn – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2007
This article explores the implications of young learners' dispositions towards the use of digital technologies in contemporary early childhood settings. It is proposed that young learners have grown up in very different social conditions from previous generations, mainly through the saturation of digital technologies, in particular computers. This…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Family Environment, Teaching Methods
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Zevenbergen, Robyn; Zevenbergen, Kelly – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
Within increasing pressure on young people to perform successfully in work, there is a growing concern regarding their levels of numeracy (and literacy). Whether such concerns are founded is the basis of this paper. This paper reports on the numeracy practices undertaken by three young boatbuilders who were nearing the completion of their 4-year…
Descriptors: Employees, Numeracy, Mathematics Skills, Job Skills
Pateman, Neil A., Ed; Dougherty, Barbara J., Ed.; Zilliox, Joseph T., Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This volume of the 27th International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Conference includes the following research reports: (1) Improving Decimal Number Conception by Transfer from Fractions to Decimals (Irita Peled and Juhaina Awawdy Shahbari); (2) The Development of Student Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs in Mathematics during…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Mathematics Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Metalinguistics
Zevenbergen, Robyn; Lerman, Steve – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2008
Interactive whiteboards (IWB) are an innovation that is gaining considerable presence in many contemporary classrooms. This paper examines the use of IWBs in mathematics classrooms. Using a productive pedagogies framework to analyse classroom videos, it is proposed that the classrooms observed used a restricted approach in their use of IWBs. It…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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Zevenbergen, Robyn; Logan, Helen – Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 2008
This paper reports on the outcomes of a survey implemented in a large regional community of Australia. The survey was completed by parents of children aged four-five years and attending local early childhood centres. The survey identified the types of access and use of computers by preschool children. It was found that the children of the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Access to Computers, Preschool Children, Educational Technology
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Zevenbergen, Robyn – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2005
Ability grouping is a common practice in many mathematics classrooms. Its negative effects on students have been documented in research spanning two decades or more, and yet it is still widely implemented--in some countries even mandated. Using data from interviews with Australian students in the compulsory years of secondary schooling (14-16…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Ability Grouping, Foreign Countries, Self Concept
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Zevenbergen, Robyn – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2005
Mathematics teacher education programs are designed with an intention, explicit or implicit, to produce graduates who are competent in both pedagogic knowledge and discipline knowledge. This paper explores students' experiences in coming to learn mathematics and mathematics education. Using an example from a quiz question, supplemented with…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Practicums, Teaching Experience, Teacher Education Programs
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