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Document Type: | Book |
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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. |

### Abstract:

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'.
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