ERIC Number: ED407241
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group = Groupe Canadien d'etude en didactique des mathematiques. Proceedings of the 1995 Annual Meeting (Ontario, Canada, May 26-30, 1995).
Pothier, Yvonne M., Ed.
These proceedings contain the papers presented at the 1995 annual meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group. Papers are organized into four sections: (1) plenary lectures; (2) working groups; (3) topic sessions; and (4) ad hoc sessions. Papers include: (1) "The Role of Epistemology in the Analysis of Teaching/Learning Relationships in Mathematics Education" (Michele Artigue); (2) "Teaching and Making it Count" (Kenneth Millett); (3) "Autonomy and Authority in the Design and Conduct of Learning Activity" (Gary Flewelling and Mhairi Maeers); (4) "Expanding the Conversation: Trying To Talk about What Our Theories Don't Talk about" (Brent Davis and Ralph T. Mason); (5) "Factors Affecting the Transition from High School To University" (John Poland, Pat Rogers, and Walter Whiteley); (6) "Geometric Proofs and Knowledge without Axioms" (David Henderson and David Pimm); (7) "Building Community: Exploring the Potential in a Local Mathematics Context" (Douglas R. Franks); (8) "Criticalmathematics: Observations on Its Origins and Pedagogical Purposes" (Arthur B. Powell); (9) "Women and Change: Examining the Voices of Reluctant Mathematics Learners" (Dorothy Buerk); (10) "Reshuffling the Baggage" (John Grant McLoughin); (11) "Enacting a Chaos Theory Curriculum through Computer Interactions" (Judy M. Iseke-Barns); (12) "Writing To Learn High School Mathematics and Conceptual Growth" (Gordon Doctorow); (13) "Using Analogies To Overcome Probability Misconceptions" (Gerald R. Fast); (14) "The Efficacy of an Elementary Mathematics Methods Course in Changing Preservice Elementary Teachers' Mathematics Anxiety" (Grace Lynch); (15) "Listening To Reason: An Inquiry in Mathematics Teaching-A Report of My Doctoral Research" (Brent Davis); (16) "Computer Explorations: Math Courses at Simon Fraser University" (Tasoula Berggren); (17) "A Linguistic View of Mathematical Word Problems" (Susan Gerofsky); and (18) "Rigor in Calculus and Teaching of Calculus" (Marina Padamadan). Appendices include working groups at each annual meeting, plenary lectures, previous proceedings, and a list of participants. (JRH)
Descriptors: Calculus, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Strategies, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Learning Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Methods Courses, Misconceptions, Sex Differences, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Word Problems (Mathematics)
Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J6, Canada.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group.
Identifiers - Location: Canada