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**Publication Date:**2004-Jul

**Pages:**518

**Abstractor:**ERIC

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Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) (28th, Bergen, Norway, July 14-18, 2004). Volume 4

Hoines, Marit Johnsen, Ed.;; Fuglestad, Anne Berit, Ed.

International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 28th, Bergen, Norway, July 14-18, 2004

This document contains the fourth volume of the proceedings of the 28th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Inclusion and Diversity". This volume features 64 research report papers: (1) Situated or Abstract: The Effect of Combining Context and Structure on Constructing an Additive (Part-Part-Whole) Schema (Irit Peled and Ruth Meron); (2) Using Graphical Profiles to Study the Learning and Teaching of Mathematics (Dvora Peretz); (3) The Role of Number in Proportional Reasoning: A Prospective Teacher's Understanding (Axelle C. Person, Sarah B. Berenson, and Paula J. Greenspon); (4) Learning to Use CAS: Voices from a Classroom (Robyn Pierce and Kaye Stacey); (5) Technical School Students' Conceptions of Tangent Lines (Marcia Maria Fusaro Pinto and Valeria Guimaraes Moreira); (6) Elementary School Students' Mental Representations of Fractions (Demetra Pitta-Pantazi, Eddie M. Gray, and Constantinos Christou); (7) A Structural Model for Problem Posing (M. Pittalis, C. Christou, N. Mousoulides, and D. Pitta-Pantazi); (8) Some Undergraduates' Experiences of Learning Mathematics (Hilary Povey and Corinne Angier); (9) Normalising Geometrical Constructions: A Context for the Generation of Meanings for Ratio and Proportion (Georgos Psycharis and Chronis Kynigos); (10) The Sensual and the Conceptual: Artefact-Mediated Kinesthetic Actions and Semiotic Activity (Luis Radford, Serge Demers, Jose Guzman, and Michele Cerulli); (11) A Sociocultural Account of Students' Collective Mathematical Understanding of Polynomial Inequalities in Instrumented Activity (Ferdinand Rivera and Joanne Rossi Becker); (12) Infinity as a Multi-Faceted Concept in History and in the Mathematics Classroom (Ornella Robutti, Ferdinando Arzarello, and Maria G. Bartolini Bussi); (13) Successful Undergraduate Mathematicians: A Study of Students in Two Universities (Melissa Rodd and Margaret Brown); (14) Bilingual Lessons and Mathematical World Views--A German Perspective (Katrin Rolka); (15) The Use of Models in Teaching Proof by Mathematical Induction (Gila Ron and Tommy Dreyfus); (16) Reflecting on Prospective Elementary Teachers' Mathematics Content Knowledge: The Case of Laura (Tim Rowland, Peter Huckstep, and Anne Thwaites); (17) The Competent Use of the Analytic Method in the Solution of Algebraic Word Problems. A Didactical Model Based on a Numerical Approach with Junior High Students (Guillermo Rubio and Rafael Del Valle); (18) Language and Concept Development in Geometry (Frode Ronning); (19) The Role of Gestures in Conceptualisation: An Exploratory Study on the Integral Function (Cristina Sabena); (20) Psychological Aspects of Genetic Approach to Teaching Mathematics (Ildar S. Safuanov); (21) Routines in Non-Routine Problem Solving Processes (Wolfgang Schloeglmann); (22) Teacher Guidance of Knowledge Construction (Baruch Schwarz, Tommy Dreyfus, Nurit Hadas, and Rina Hershkowitz); (23) Types of Student Reasoning on Sampling Tasks (J. Michael Shaughnessy, Matt Ciancetta, and Dan Canada); (24) Didactic Model--Bridging a Concept with Phenomena (Beba Shternberg and Michal Yerushalmy); (25) Elaborating the Teacher's Role--Towards a Professional Language (Dianne Siemon, Jo Virgona, Maria Lasso, Vanessa Parsons, and Juli Cathcart); (26) Making the Connection: Procedural and Conceptual Students' Use of Linking Words in Solving Problems (Adrian Simpson and Nora Zakaria); (27) Children's Conceptual Understanding of Counting (Hannah Slovin and Barbara J. Dougherty); (28) Adding Fractions Using "Half" as an Anchor for Reasoning (Alina Galvao Spinillo and Maria Soraia Silva Cruz); (29) Persistence of Decimal Misconceptions and Readiness to Move to Expertise (Vicki Steinle and Kaye Stacey); (30) Molly and Equations in A2: A Case Study of Apprehending Structure (Nada Stehlikova and Adrian Simpson); (31) Image--Metaphor--Diagram: Visualisation in Learning Mathematics (Rudolf Straber and Gert Kadunz); (32) Images of Fractions "as" Processes and Images of Fractions "in" Processes (Marek Sulista, Jan Herman, Lucia Ilucova, Veronika Kremsova, Jiri Pribyl, Janka Ruppeldtova, Adrian Simpson, Nada Stehlikova, and Michaela Ulrychova); (33) Describing Elements of Mathematics Lessons that Accommodate Diversity in Student Background (Peter Sullivan, Judy Mousley, and Robyn Zevenbergen); (34) Orchestrating Mathematical Proof through the Use of Digital Tools (Rosamund Sutherland, Federica Olivero, and Marnie Weeden); (35) School-Based Community of Teachers and Outcomes for Students (Paola Sztajn, Martha Alexsaht-Snider, Dorothy Y. White, and Amy Hackenberg); (36) Thinking through Three Worlds of Mathematics (David Tall); (37) The Effect of Students' Roles on the Establishment of Shared Meanings During Problem Solving (Konstantinos Tatsis and Eugenia Koleza); (38) Integrating CAS Calculators into Mathematics Learning: Partnership Issues (Michael O. J. Thomas and Ye Yoon Hong); (39) The Development of Structure in the Number System (Noel Thomas); (40) Orientations to Numeracy: Teachers' Confidence and Disposition to Use Mathematics Across the Curriculum (Steve Thornton and John Hogan); (41) Efficiency and Adaptiveness of Multiple School-Taught Strategies in the Domain of Simple Addition (Joke Torbeyns, Lieven Verschaffel, and Pol Ghesquiere); (42) Supporting Teachers on Developing Teaching Norms Based on Children's Learning Mathematics (Wen-Huan Tsai); (43) Prospective Teachers' Images and Definitions: The Case of Inflection Points (Pessia Tsamir and Regina Ovodenko); (44) Fostering Mathematical Meaning via Scientific Inquiry: A Case Study (Ron Tzur, Rita A. Hagevik, and Mary E. Watson); (45) Students Building Isomorphisms (Elizabeth B. Uptegrove and Carolyn A. Maher); (46) How Do High School Students Interpret Parameters in Algebra? (Sonia Ursini and Maria Trigueros); (47) Causes Underlying Pre-Service Teachers' Negative Beliefs and Anxieties about Mathematics (Liisa Uusimaki and Rod Nason); (48) Fractions in Adult's Elementary School: The Lucina (Marta Elena Valdemoros-Alvarez); (49) Students' Overreliance on Proportionality: Evidence from Primary School Pupils Solving Arithmetic Word Problems (Wim Van Dooren, Dirk De Bock, An Hessels; Dirk Janssens, and Lieven Verschaffel); (50) From Functions to Equations: Introduction of Algebraic Thinking to 13 Year-Old Students (Petros Verikios, Vasiliki Farmaki, and Nikos Nikoudatos); (51) Critical Awareness of Voice in Mathematics Classroom Discourse: Learning the Steps in the "Dance of Agency" (David Wagner); (52) Metaphors and Cultural Models Afford Communication Repairs of Breakdowns between Mathematical Discourses (G. D. Wake and J. S. Williams); (53) Generalising Arithmetic: Supporting the Process in the Early Years (Elizabeth Warren); (54) A Framework for Describing the Processes that Undergraduates Use to Construct Proofs (Keith Weber); (55) The Nature of Spontaneity in High Quality Mathematics Learning Experiences (Gaye Williams); (56) Spreadsheet Generalising and Paper and Pencil Generalising (Kirsty Wilson, Janet Ainley, and Liz Bills); (57) A Comparison of a Visual-Spatial Approach and a Verbal Approach to Teaching Mathematics (Pamela Woolner); (58) Differentiation of Students' Reasoning on Linear and Quadratic Geometric Number Patterns (Kai-Lin Yang and Fou-Lai Lin); (59) Map Construction as a Context for Studying the Notion of Variable Scale (Nikoleta Yiannoutsou and Chronis Kynigos); (60) Understanding How the Concept of Fractions Develops: A Vygotskian Perspective (Kaori Yoshida); (61) Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Knowledge Concerning the Concept of Limit and Continuity (T. Zachariades and E. Mastorides); (62) Characteristics of Mathematical Problem Solving Tutoring in an Informal Setting (Orit Zaslavsky and Iris Zodik); (63) Making Sense of Irrational Numbers: Focusing on Representation (Rina Zazkis and Natasa Sirotic); and (64) Numeracy Practices of Young Workers (Robyn Zevenbergen and Kelly Zevenbergen). (Individual papers contain references.)

Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equations (Mathematics), Teaching Methods, Misconceptions, Mathematics Teachers, Geometric Concepts, Concept Formation, Algebra, Arithmetic, Calculus, Cognitive Processes, Educational Technology, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Geometry, Language Usage, Logical Thinking, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers, Models, Numeracy, Numbers, Preservice Teachers, Problem Solving, Professional Development, Psychology, Research Methodology, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Symbols (Mathematics), Teacher Attitudes, Thinking Skills, Undergraduate Students, Word Problems (Mathematics)

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