ERIC Number: EJ536846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Changing Beliefs: Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Constructivist Preservice Classrooms.
Anderson, Dianne S.; Piazza, Jenny A.
Action in Teacher Education, v18 n2 p51-62 Sum 1996
Describes changes in instruction implemented in one university's mathematics education classrooms, relating them to changes in the educators' own constructivist philosophies. The paper examines the effects of change in instructional pedagogy and classroom environment on preservice teachers' beliefs about mathematics learning and teaching and their feelings and attitudes toward mathematics. (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, College Students, Constructivism (Learning), Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teachers, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Constructivism in Teacher Education."