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Large-Scale Studies in Mathematics Education

Author: James A Middleton; Jinfa Cai; Stephen Hwang
Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2015.
Series: Research in mathematics education (Springer (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years, funding agencies like the Institute of Educational Sciences and the National Science Foundation have increasingly emphasized large-scale studies with experimental and quasi-experimental designs looking for 'objective truths'. Educational researchers have recently begun to use large-scale studies to understand what really works, from developing interventions, to validation studies of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Middleton; Jinfa Cai; Stephen Hwang
ISBN: 9783319077154 3319077155
OCLC Number: 898529393
Description: xxix, 432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One Introductory Section --
Chapter 1. On the Need for, and Traditions of, Large-Scale Research in MathematicsEducation.- Part Two Methodological issues --
Chapter 2. Measurement Issues in Large-Scale Mathematics Classroom Observation Protocols --
Chapter 3. Building Item Generation Environments Using Construct-Centered Design with Learning Trajectories in Mathematics.- Part Three Curriculum and Instruction --
Chapter 4. Curriculum and Implementation Effects on High School Students? Mathematics Learning.- Chapter 5. Learning Mathematics Using Standards-Based and Traditional Curricula: An Analysis of Homework Problems.- Chapter 6. Gains in Teachers? Knowledge and Changes in Instruction: A Three-Year Study of Mathematics Knowledge, Beliefs, and Teaching --
Chapter 7. Factors Influencing STEM Preparedness: From Algebra to Calculus --
Chapter 8. Effectiveness of Schema-Based Instruction for Improving Seventh-Grade Students? Proportional Reasoning --
Chapter 9. A Randomized Trial of Lesson Study: Impact on Teachers? and Students? Knowledge of Fractions --
Part Four National and International Studies --
Chapter 10. How is Students? Mathematics Knowledge Changing? Evidence from NAEP --
Chapter 11. Teacher Practices and Eighth Grade Students? Mathematics Achievement: Examining International Patterns --
Chapter 12. Measuring the Impact of Teacher Education on Learning to Teach Mathematics --
Chapter 13. Factors Influencing Participation in Mathematics and Physics --
Chapter 14. Effect of Intervention on Conceptual Change of Decimals in Chinese Elementary Students --
Chapter 15. Virtual Algebra Study, Jessica Heppen (American Institutes for Research) and her colleagues.-Part Five Looking into the future --
Chapter 16. Summary of Methodological Considerations for Large-Scale Research in Mathematics Education --
Chapter 17. Commentary 1. Jeremy Kilpatrick --
Chapter 18. Commentary 2. Alan Schoenfeld --
Chapter 19. Commentary 3. Ed Silver --
Chapter 20. Where the field needs to go?.
Series Title: Research in mathematics education (Springer (Firm))
Responsibility: James A. Middleton, Jinfa Cai, Stephen Hwang, editors.

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