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ERIC Number: ED501486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
The Only Absolute Truth in Mathematics is the Myth of Mathematics as Universal
Kantner, M. Joanne
Online Submission, Perspectives: The New York Journal of Adult Learning, v6 n2 2008
Culture and national origin can affect thinking about mathematics and mathematics learning. The myth that mathematics is objective and culture free becomes a barrier to adults learning mathematics. Adult educators must reflect upon culture's influence on learning and recognize the implications of universality myths on students' learning in mathematics classes. (Contains 1 figure.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A