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ERIC Number: EJ914260
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Pre-Service Teachers' Exposure to Using the History of Mathematics to Enhance Their Teaching of High School Mathematics
Burns, Barbara A.
Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers, v4 Sep 2010
The history of mathematics is an important component in the learning of mathematics. This study examines how pre-service teachers view the role of history of mathematics in the high school curriculum. Quantitative and qualitative methods were used. Results showed significant changes in beliefs about how the history of mathematics should be integrated as well as preparedness to incorporate the history of mathematics in teaching. (Contains 1 table.)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University. Broadway and Boston, Lubbock, TX 79409-1042. Tel: 806-742-2566; Fax: 806-742-1112; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States