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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Anna Sierpinska; Jeremy Kilpatrick |

ISBN: | 9789401151948 9401151946 |

OCLC Number: | 851392546 |

Description: | 1 online resource (xiii, 240 pages). |

Contents: | I: The ICMI Study Conference -- Discussion Document -- Research, Effectiveness, and the Practitioners'World -- II: Mathematics Education as a Research Discipline -- A Glance Over the Evolution of Research in Mathematics Education -- Balancing Complex Human Worlds: Mathematics Education as an Emergent Discipline in its Own Right -- A Postmodern Perspective on Research in Mathematics Education -- Mathematics Education as a 'Design Science' -- What is Mathematics Education? A Survey of Mathematics Educators in Canada -- Programs for the Education of Researchers in Mathematics Education -- III: Goals, Orientations and Results of Research in Mathematics Education -- The Aims of Research -- Aiming Research Toward Understanding: Lessons We Can Learn From Children -- Transforming the International Mathematics Education Research Agenda -- Clarifying the Meaning of Mathematical Objects as a Priority Area for Research in Mathematics Education -- Research and Results in Mathematics Education: Some Contradictory Aspects -- Models in Mathematics Education Research: A Broader View of Research Results -- Towards a Cognitive Theory of Practice. |

Series Title: | New ICMI studies series, 4. |

Responsibility: | edited by Anna Sierpinska, Jeremy Kilpatrick. |

### Abstract:

No one disputes how important it is, in today's world, to prepare students to un- derstand mathematics as well as to use and communicate mathematics in their future lives.
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