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Perspectives on adults learning mathematics : research and practice

Author: Diana Coben; John O'Donoghue; Gail E Fitzsimons
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2000.
Series: Mathematics education library, v. 21.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At a time when the importance of lifelong education is becoming recognised around the world, this is the first book to explore an important but hitherto neglected area: adult mathematics education. This book is about adults learning mathematics wherever and in whatever circumstances they do so. It brings together researchers in the field and aims to lay the foundations for study and further research and practice in
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Perspectives on adults learning mathematics.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2000
(DLC) 00033084
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Coben; John O'Donoghue; Gail E Fitzsimons
ISBN: 0792364155 9780792364153 6610207690 030647221X 9780306472213 9786610207695
OCLC Number: 133158686
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction / Diana Coben, Gail E. Fitzsimons and John O'Donoghue --
Review of Research on Adults Learning Mathematics / Gail E. Fitzsimons and Gail L. Godden --
Section I: Perspectives on Research on Adults Learning Mathematics / Diana Coben --
Mathematics or Common Sense? Researching 'Invisible' Mathematics through Adults' Mathematics Life Histories / Diana Coben --
Researching Adults' Knowledge Through Piagetian Clinical Exploration --
the case of domestic work / Juan Carlos Llorente --
Understanding their Thinking: the tension between the Cognitive and the Affective / Janet Duffin and Adrian Simpson --
Section II: Adults, Mathematics, Culture and Society / John O'Donoghue --
Mathematics: Certainty in an Uncertain World? / Roseanne Benn.
Series Title: Mathematics education library, v. 21.
Responsibility: edited by Diane Coben, John O'Donoghue, and Gail E. Fitzsimons.
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