ERIC Number: ED315294
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics, Education, and Society. Science and Technology Education Document Series No. 35. Reports and Papers presented in the Fifth Day Special Programme on "Mathematics Education and Society," International Congress on Mathematical Education (6th, Budapest, Hungary, July 27-August 3, 1988).
Keitel, Christine, Ed.; And Others
This document contains reports and papers from a conference focusing on the political dimension of mathematics education. The program was organized around four large themes: (1) "Mathematics Education and Culture" based on 13 papers; (2) "Society and Institutionalized Mathematics Education" based on 41 papers; (3) "Educational Institutions and the Individual Learner" based on 32 papers dealing with classroom learning practices; and (4) "Mathematics Education in the Global Village," which summarized five hearings that were focused on the accountability of the international mathematics education community. (YP)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnomathematics, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Sex Differences, Social Influences
Mathematics Education Programme Specialist, Division of Science, Technical and Environmental Education, UNESCO, Place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France (free while supplies last).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Science, Technical and Environmental Education.