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Mathematics Education in Mozambique By Paulus Gerdes
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The book “Mathematics Education in Mozambique” reproduces four papers from the early 1980s: “Changing Mathematics Education in Mozambique” (Educational Studies in Mathematics,... More > 1981); “The First Mathematics Olympiads in Mozambique” (Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1984); “Conditions and Strategies for Emancipatory Mathematics Education in Underdeveloped Countries” (For the Learning of Mathematics, 1985); “On Culture, Mathematics and Curriculum Development in Mozambique” (Mathematics and Culture: A seminar report, 1986).< Less
Mathematics Education in Mozambique By Paulus Gerdes
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The book “Mathematics Education in Mozambique” reproduces four papers from the early 1980s: “Changing Mathematics Education in Mozambique” (Educational Studies in Mathematics,... More > 1981); “The First Mathematics Olympiads in Mozambique” (Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1984); “Conditions and Strategies for Emancipatory Mathematics Education in Underdeveloped Countries” (For the Learning of Mathematics, 1985); “On Culture, Mathematics and Curriculum Development in Mozambique” (Mathematics and Culture: A seminar report, 1986).< Less
Transitions in Undergraduate Mathematics Education By Michael Grove et al.
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When studying mathematics during single or joint honours mathematics courses, undergraduate students experience a number of 'transitions points' or 'transitions periods'. These are times when many... More > students experience difficulty applying or developing their mathematical knowledge, or adapting to changed learning methods and processes during their higher education studies. Written to meet the needs of university lecturers, teachers and tutors, this book forms a guide to understanding key issues, good practice and developments in learning and teaching in mathematics within higher education. Each Chapter is focused around an important transition point and written in a style that brings together published and evidence-based literature from across the higher education sector, analysing this in a scholarly manner to identify practical recommendations and 'tips' for both new and more experienced higher education practitioners alike.< Less
Reimagining Mathematics Education By Mitchell Krieger
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Why is it so common to hear the phrase "I'm not a math person"? Why is there such a culture of anxiety surrounding math? Why is math such a frustrating topic for so many students? The must... More > answer lie in the way math is taught in schools. The pedagogy and curriculum that has been traditionally used to teach mathematics is outdated and needs to be not only revised, but reimagined. Reimagining Mathematics Education presents prevalent issues and tensions in math education and proposes a new pedagogy that hopefully will change the way students feel about math.< Less
Creative Insubordination In Brazilian Mathematics Education Research By Beatriz Silva D'Ambrosio, Celi Espasandin Lopes
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This book presents examples of the scholarship of Brazilian mathematics educators. The authors who contributed to this collection situate their work within the construct of creative insubordination.... More > With this collection we hope to increase the participation of Brazilian scholars in the international conversations of research on mathematics teaching and learning.< Less
Teaching Mathematics in Higher Education - the Basics and Beyond By Bill Cox
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This book is designed to help new lecturers in mathematics and related subjects in their initial development as teachers. It originated from the production of materials for the highly successful... More > Maths, Stats & OR (MSOR) Network Induction Course for New Lecturers. This two-day residential course has been given annually in September at the University of Birmingham School of Mathematics since 2000. It is made up of talks and workshops on the key areas of teaching such as lecturing, tutoring and examining as well as more specialist areas such as computer aided learning and assessment in mathematics. The courses have also provided opportunities for new lecturers to meet experienced lecturers from across the MSOR sector, as well as other new lecturers from UK HE mathematics departments. The book aims to provide support for any new MSOR lecturer in the key areas of curriculum design, delivering lectures, tutoring and examination setting and marking.< Less
African Pythagoras: A study in culture and mathematics education (eBook) By Paulus Gerdes
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“AFRICAN PYTHAGORAS: A study in culture and mathematics education” shows how diverse African ornaments and artefacts may be used to create an attractive context for the discovery and the... More > demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem and of related ideas and propositions. (eBook in color, 124 pp.)< Less
African Pythagoras: A study in culture and mathematics education By Paulus Gerdes
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“AFRICAN PYTHAGORAS: A study in culture and mathematics education” shows how diverse African ornaments and artefacts may be used to create an attractive context for the discovery and the... More > demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem and of related ideas and propositions. (first full colour edition, 124 pp.)< Less
Fun in Mathematics By Jeffrey Zilahy
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Do you think "math = awesome" is a true statement? After reading this book, you might change your answer to a yes. With "jargon avoidance" in mind, this recreational math book... More > gives you the lowdown on why math is fun, interesting and relevant in today's society. Intended for anyone who is curious about math and where it is circa 2010. This book is less concerned with exploring the mathematical details than it is with exploring the overall impact of various discoveries and insights, and aims to be insightful, cutting edge-y and mathematically rigorous.< Less
Fun in Mathematics By Jeffrey Zilahy
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Do you think "math = awesome" is a true statement? After reading this book, you might change your answer to a yes. With "jargon avoidance" in mind, this recreational math book... More > gives you the lowdown on why math is fun, interesting and relevant in today's society. Intended for anyone who is curious about math and where it is circa 2010. This book is less concerned with exploring the mathematical details than it is with exploring the overall impact of various discoveries and insights, and aims to be insightful, cutting edge-y and mathematically rigorous.< Less