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ERIC Number: EJ594642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1320-5692
The Language of Mathematics: Contextualisation or Confusion?
Miller, Brian; Perry, Bob; Howard, Peter; Farmer, Pat; Long, Michelle; Roffe, Stephen
Literacy Learning: Secondary Thoughts, v7 n2 p10-18 Oct 1999
Notes that students often find difficulty with the language used in the learning of and assessment of mathematics. Reports on a study that analyzes questions from a 1996 Higher School Certificate Mathematics in Society examination in New South Wales. Makes suggestions on changing the language of the assessment to make the mathematics in it more accessible to students. (NH)
Australian Literacy Educators Association, ALEA National Office, P.O. Box 3203, Norwood, South Australia 5067; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia