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ERIC Number: ED370761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 622
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9596844-4-1
Space--The First and Final Frontier. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (15th, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia, July 4-8, 1992).
Southwell, Beth, Ed.; And Others
A conference proceedings on mathematics education research contained the following keynote addresses: "Doing and Constructing Mathematics in Screen-Space" (Mason); "Students' Understanding of Geometry: Theoretical Perspectives" (Pegg); "The Australian Research Council and its Role in Supporting Education Research" (Brennan); "Bringing Theory into the Classroom: The School as a Learning Environment for Teachers" (Skemp); and "Australian Space--Pushing Back the Frontiers" (Harris). Paper presentations included the following: "Images and Definitions of Functions in Australian Schools and Universities" (Arnold); "Technology Enriched Instruction in Year 9 Algebra" (Asp et al.); "The Structured Classroom Interactions Schedule (SCIS): A Validation Study" (Atweh et al.); "Students' Manipulation of Algebra Symbols and Their Awareness of the Corresponding Conceputal Relationships" (Bell, Malone); "Challenging Primary Student Teachers' Views about Mathematics Education" (Biddulph); "The Graphics Calculator in Tertiary Mathematics" (Boers, Jones); "Constructivism, Learning and Cognitive Representation: The Case of Fraction Ideas" (Booker); "Mathematics Education in First Year Pre-service Primary Teachers" (Buckingham); "Professional Development and the Secondary Mathematics Teacher: A Case Study" (Clarke et al.); "The Other Consequences of a Problem-Based Mathematics Curriculum" (Clarke et al.); "Multimodal Functioning in Novel Mathematical Problem Solving" (Collis et al.); "Letting Children Design the Curriculum" (Doig, Lindsey); "Some Pluses and Minuses of Radical Constructivism in Mathematics Education" (Ellerton, Clements); "Implications of Newman Research for the Issue of 'What is Basic in School Mathematics?'" (Ellerton, Clements); "Calculus Students' Sources of Conviction" (Frid); "Assessment in Mathematics--Some Alternatives" (Grimison); "From Procedural Analogy to Understanding" (Hall); "Mathematics, Computers and 'At-Risk' Preschoolers" (Hall, Elliott); "A Comparison of Pattern-Based and Equation-Solving Approaches to Algebra" (MacGregor, Stacey); "Bridging Mathematics Students: Attitudes, Autonomous Learning Behaviours, and Problem Solving" (Milne); "Children's Solutions to Partition Problems" (Mulligan); "Factors Pertinent to Children's Responsiveness in Spatial Problem-Solving Activities" (Owens); "Cognitive Difficulties in Early Algebra" (Quinlan); "Pre-service Primary Teachers' Attitudes to Teaching Mathematics: A Reappraisal of a Recently Developed Instrument" (Relich, Way); "Children's Approaches to Mathematical Problem Solving" (Siemon); "Using Open Questions for Teaching: A Classroom Experiment" (Sullivan); "An Analysis of Children's Understanding of Numeration" (Thomas); "Children's Understanding of the Independence of Random Generators" (Truran, J.); and "Abstract Thinking in Rates of Change and Derivative" (White, Mitchelmore). (MDH/AA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Australia