ERIC Number: ED478324
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
The Role of Historical Studies in Mathematics and Science Educational Research.
This chapter discusses three different approaches for the use of the history of mathematics and science in educational research. These approaches require increasing levels of scholarly engagement with historical materials and offer correspondingly increased levels of insight. Each of the three techniques includes brief examples of historical material and their possible implications for curricular reform. (KHR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics History, Research Design, Research Methodology, Science Education
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430. Web site: http://www.erlbaum.com.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Kelly, Anthony E. and Richard Lesh, Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education, Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999. p799-813.