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ERIC Number: EJ593970
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Conceptions and Images of Mathematics Professors on Teaching Mathematics in School.
Pehkonen, Erkki
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v30 n3 p389-97 May-Jun 1999
Clarifies what kind of mathematical beliefs are conveyed to student teachers during their studies. Interviews mathematics professors (n=7) from five Finnish universities who were responsible for mathematics teacher education. Professors estimated that teachers' basic knowledge was poor and old-fashioned, requiring improvement, and they emphasized the influence of a teacher's personality and their views on their teaching. Contains 19 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland