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Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics By D. Coben

Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics by D. Coben

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This is the first book to explore adult mathematics education. It aims to situate research and practice in adults learning mathematics within the wider field of lifelong learning and lifelong education. Topics covered include: mathematics and common sense; new theories on learning mathematics; mathematical competences for the workplace;

Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics Summary

Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics: Research and Practice by D. Coben

This is the first book to explore adult mathematics education. It aims to situate research and practice in adults learning mathematics within the wider field of lifelong learning and lifelong education. Topics covered include: mathematics and common sense; statistical literacy and numeracy; new theories on learning mathematics; mathematical competences for the workplace; ethnomathematics; and the training of tutors

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Preface. Introduction; D. Coben, et al. Review of Research on Adults Learning Mathematics; G.E. FitzSimons, G.L. Godden. Section I: Perspectives on Research on Adults Learning Mathematics; D. Coben. Mathematics or Common Sense? Researching `Invisible' Mathematics through Adults' Mathematics Life Histories; D. Coben. Researching Adults' Knowledge Through Piagetian Clinical Exploration - the case of domestic work; J.C. Llorente. Understanding their Thinking: the tension between the Cognitive and the Affective; J. Duffin, A. Simpson. Understanding their Thinking: the tension between the Cognitive and the Affective; J. Duffin, A. Simpson. Section II: Adults, Mathematics, Culture and Society; J. O'Donoghue. Mathematics: Certainty in an Uncertain World? R. Benn. Ethnomathematics and Political Struggles; G. Knijnik. Statistical Literacy: Conceptual and Instructional issues; I. Gal. The roles of feelings and logic and their interaction in the solution of everyday problems; D. Colwell. Section III: Adults, Mathematics and Work; G. FitzSimons. Women, Mathematics and Work; M. Harris. Technology, Competences and Mathematics; T. Wedege. Mathematics and the Vocational Education and Training System; G.E. FitzSimons. Section IV: Perspectives in Teaching Adults Mathematics; J. O'Donoghue. Algebra for Adult Students: the Student Voices; K. Safford. Exploration and Modelling in a University Mathematics Course: Perceptions of Adult Students; B.J. Miller-Reilly. Assessing Numeracy; J. O'Donoghue. Adult Mathematics and Everyday Life: Building Bridges and Facilitating Learning `Transfer'; J. Evans. Teaching `not less than maths, but more': an overview of recent developments in adult numeracy teacher development in England &endash; with a sidelong glance at Australia; D. Coben, N. Chanda. Postscript: Some Thoughts on Paulo Freire's Legacy for Adults Learning Mathematics; D. Coben. Index.

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GOR006108247
9780792364153
0792364155
Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics: Research and Practice by D. Coben
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Springer
2000-07-01
358
N/A
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