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International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology

1999 Volume 30, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Dispositions of College Mathematics Students

    David C. Royster, M Kim Harris & Nancy Schoeps

    Considers the attitudes and beliefs of college students in mathematics courses toward mathematics. Classifies students according to variables such as academic major, mathematical background, and... More

    pp. 317-33

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  2. Mathematical Problem Solving in Support of the Curriculum?

    Derek Holton, Julie Anderson, Bronwen Thomas & David Fletcher

    Describes the results of part of a study into mathematical problem solving in secondary schools. Concludes that positive results were achieved, in part, as a consequence of the time that was spent ... More

    pp. 351-71

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  3. Learning by Design: Undergraduate Scientists Learning Mathematics

    Richard Noss

    Starts from the premise that simultaneous study of design and learning together may throw light on epistemological and psychological issues in learning mathematics. Studies undergraduate science... More

    pp. 373-88

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  4. Conceptions and Images of Mathematics Professors on Teaching Mathematics in School

    Erkki Pehkonen

    Clarifies what kind of mathematical beliefs are conveyed to student teachers during their studies. Interviews mathematics professors (n=7) from five Finnish universities who were responsible for... More

    pp. 389-97

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  5. CAI and the Reform of Calculus Education in China

    Xia Lang

    Provides an overview of recent changes in calculus education at Chinese colleges and universities. Focuses on the changes parallel to the development of computer-assisted instruction (CAI)... More

    pp. 399-404

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