Critical Issues in Mathematics Education: Major Contributions of Alan Bishop
by Philip Clarkson;Norma Presmeg (9780387096728)

Critical Issues in Mathematics Education: Major Contributions of Alan Bishop
 

Philip Clarkson;Norma Presmeg


Release Date: 01 December 2008
Format: Hardback
Pages: 258
Categories: Geometry
Study & Teaching
ISBN: 9780387096728
ISBN-10: 0387096728



Critical Issues in Mathematics Education presents the significant contributions of Professor Alan Bishop within the mathematics education research community. Six critical issues, each of which have had paramount importance in the development of mathematics education research, are reviewed and include a discussion of current developments in each area.

Teacher decision making, spatial/visualizing geometry, teachers and research, cultural/social aspects of mathematics education, socio political issues, and values serve as the basic issues discussed in this examination of mathematics education over the last fifty years during which Professor Bishop has been active in the field.

A comprehensive discussion of each of these topics is realized by offering the reader a classic research contribution of Professor Bishopa (TM)s together with commentary and invited chapters from leading experts in the field of mathematics education.

Critical Issues in Mathematics Education will make an invaluable contribution to the ongoing reflection of mathematic education researchers worldwide, but also to policy makers and teacher educators who wish to understand some of the key issues with which mathematics education has been and still is concerned, and the context within which Professor Bishopa (TM)s key contributions to these research issues were made.

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