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ERIC Number: EJ637460
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1068-6096
Building Bridges: Improving the Teaching Practices of TAs in the Mathematics Department.
McGivney-Burelle, Jean; DeFranco, Thomas C.; Vinsonhaler, Charles I.; Santucci, Kimberly B.
Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, v8 n2 p55-63 2001
Investigated how a mathematics pedagogy course challenged teaching assistants' (TAs') beliefs about the teaching and learning of mathematics and informed their teaching practice. Found that TAs adopted a different set of beliefs about the teaching and learning of mathematics and that several constraints (institutional, cultural, a lack of appropriate models of teaching) acted as barriers prohibiting instructional change. (EV)
New Forums Press, P.O. Box 876, Stillwater, OK 74076.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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