ERIC Number: ED309951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Setting a Research Agenda. Research Agenda for Mathematics Education. Volume 5.
Sowder, Judith T., Ed.
This monograph is one of a series. The purpose of this monograph is to give an overview of the research agenda project by providing the context and background within which it took place. Chapters included are: (1) "The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Agenda Project" (outlining the background and implementation of the project); (2) "Revolution, Reform, and Research in Mathematics Education" (describing the social and intellectual context of the project); (3) "The State of Research in Mathematics Education" (summarizing the historical development and implications of mathematics education research); (4) "Two Underlying Themes" (presenting the nature of mathematical knowledge and mathematics instruction); (5) "Further Opportunities for Research" (including curriculum, social contexts, cross-cultural research, affective issues, equity issues, teacher education, and evaluation); and (6) "The Agenda Process" (discussing the setting, implementing, and evolution of a research agenda). Tables of contents from monographs of proceedings are appended. (YP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Research Needs, Research Opportunities, Research Projects, State of the Art Reviews
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($7.50; 20% discount for 10 or more).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.