**ERIC Number:**ED402180

**Record Type:**Non-Journal

**Publication Date:**1996

**Pages:**645

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**ISBN:**ISBN-0-9596844-6-8

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Technology in Mathematics Education: Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, June 30-July 3, 1996).

Clarkson, Philip C., Ed.

This document contains papers presented at the 19th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. Topics of the presentations include learning research, mathematical representations, problem solving, strategic learning behaviors, algebraic thinking and learning environments, teaching and learning of algebra, assessment, disabilities, calculators, collective argumentation, teachers' beliefs and practice, primary mathematics, differential calculus, teachers' knowledge, trigonometry and geometry, professional development, issues in teaching, standardizing the curriculum, team writing, statistics, Newman error analysis, gender issues, Internet, transition to secondary mathematics, computers and technology, negative numbers, subtraction, aboriginal educators' views, graphics calculators, language, area, probability, word problems, classroom communication, mathematical investigations, ethics and morality, integrating science and mathematics concepts, students' attitudes, instructional computing, expository writing, mathematical autobiographies, problem posing, misconceptions, discussion-based teaching, the Riemann integral, diagrams for solving word problems, fairness and fractions in early childhood, children's probability judgments, phenomenology of writing-to-learn, teachers' beliefs about teaching behaviors, and linear programming. An author index and a subject index are also included. (JRH)

Descriptors: Calculators, Classroom Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Internet, Investigations, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Skills, Misconceptions, Probability, Problem Solving, Professional Development, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Word Problems (Mathematics)

Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, c/-PRODEC UWS, P.O. Box 555, Campbelltown, New South Wales 2560, Australia.

**Publication Type:**Collected Works - Proceedings

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**Language:**English

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**Authoring Institution:**Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, (Australia).