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ERIC Number: EJ615618
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0228-0671
The Utility of Mathematics Education: Some Responses to Skepticism.
Huckstep, Peter
For the Learning of Mathematics, v20 n2 p8-13 Jul 2000
Highlights some general difficulties that emerge in justifying the learning of mathematics on the strength of its supposed utility. Discusses the view that mathematics is of crucial importance in every pupil's education. Focuses on use and cognition, use and compulsion, and use and self-consciousness. (Contains 26 references.) (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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