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Fred Biddulph & Ken Carr, Editors
List of Reviewers
Keynote Address
... I do and I understand, and then I forget. The role of memory in Mathematics Education 188 downloads
Gordon Knight
Do disadvantaged sudents fail mathematics or does mathematics fail disadvantaged students? 186 downloads
Robyn Zevenbergen
Missed opportunities in research on the teaching and learning of data and chance 195 downloads
J. Michael Shaughnessy
Practical Implication Award
Seventh-grade students problem posing from open-ended situations 189 downloads
Lyn D. English
Research Paper
Teachers' Reported Use of Problem Solving Teaching Strategies in Primary Mathematics Classrooms 185 downloads
Judy Anderson
Stu,dents' and Lecturers' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Students' Success in First-Year Undergraduate Mathematics Courses. 186 downloads
Glenda Anthony
The Construction of Personal Theory on Gender and Mathematics: Nine Case Studies of Women Primary Teacher Trainees 187 downloads
Bill Atweh and Lynn Burnett
Student Error Patterns in Fraction and Decimal Concepts 250 downloads
Jack Bana, Brian Farrell, Alistair Mclntosh
A Different System: Notions of Education and Ways of Mathematising in Fijian Society 231 downloads
Sala Bakalevu
The implication of multiplicative structure for students' understanding of decimal-number numeration 186 downloads
Annette R Baturo
Researching cultural issues with NESB secondary mathematics students: "In my country it is more difficult." 189 downloads
Alan Bishop, Gilah Leder, Chris Brew, & Cath Pearn,
Monitoring Change in Attitude of Preservice Teachers Towards Mathematics and Technology: A Longitudinal Study 188 downloads
Janette Bobis & Robyn Cusworth
Do Algebraic Skills Improve with Higher Learning? 187 downloads
T .M. Boustead
The resolution of uncertainty in mathematics classrooms 188 downloads
DavidClarke and Sue Helme
Is an Equilateral Triangle Isosceles? Student Perspectives 189 downloads
Penelope Currie and John Pegg
What is the Object of the Encapsulation ofa Process? 184 downloads
Gary Davis, David Tall, & Michael Thomas
The Effect of Instruction on Students' Generation of Diagrams 196 downloads
Carmel M Diezmann
Year 8, 9 and 10 students' understanding and access of percent knowledge 186 downloads
Shelley Dole, Tom J. Cooper, Annette R. Baturo, and Zoyrese Conoplia
Pencil-and-paper Mathematics Tests Under the Microscope 202 downloads
Nerida F. Ellerton and M. A. ("Ken") Clements
Mathematics in the Vocational Education and Training Sector: A Case Study 185 downloads
Gail E. FitzSimons
The University of Melbourne's mathematics students: Who are they? Why are they here? Will they stay? 185 downloads
Helen J. Forgasz and Philip Swedosh
Relational word problems: A cross-cultural comparison 188 downloads
Linda Galligan
The effectiveness of a professional development program based on action research 185 downloads
Florenda L. Gallos and Tony Herrington
Students' Orientations to Learning Statistics - Profiles of Experience 186 downloads
Sue Gordon
Constructing Initial Algebraic Understanding: The Proposed Research 189 downloads
D. Evan Harris
Do they understand what we mean? Assessment and communication 206 downloads
Doreen HartnaIl
Improving Understanding in Integration with the Computer 183 downloads
Ye Yoon Hong
Professionalisation and Change in Secondary Mathematics 184 downloads
John Horwood
Secondary Mathematics Teacher Beliefs About the Learning and Teaching of Mathematics I 189 downloads
Peter Howard, Bob Perry, & Margaret Lindsay
The Role of Whole Number Knowledge in Rational Number Learning 188 downloads
Robert P. Hunting, Gary E. Davis, & Catherine A. Pearn
What Conflicts Help Students Learn About Decimals? 189 downloads
Kathryn Irwin
Students' Thinking and Writing in the Context of Probability 192 downloads
Todd M. Johnson, Graham A. Jones, Carol A. Thornton, Cynthia W. LangraIl, Amy Rous
Towards an understanding of numerical workplace knowledge 186 downloads
Clive Kanes
Area integration rules 188 downloads
Gillian Kidman
Problem Solving in Algebra: Ability Grouping, Affective Factors And Gender Differences 202 downloads
Saraswathi Kota
Access to level of mathematics study in high school: social area and school differences 184 downloads
Stephen Lamb
An Evaluation of Two Coding Systems in Determining van Hiele Levels 189 downloads
Christine Lawrie
Looking Back Towards the Future: A Case Study in Mathematics 190 downloads
Gilah C. Leder and Helen J. Forgasz
Young Children's Knowledge of Three-Dimensional Shapes: Four Case Studies 178 downloads
Neville Leeson, Rita Stewart and Robert, J. Wright
Effect of the Different Syntactic Structures of English and Chinese in Simple Algebraic Problems 183 downloads
Francis Lopez-Real
Choosing or avoiding mathematics at the upper-secondary school level: some significant factors 177 downloads
John Malone, Robert Cavanagh, Beverley Webster, John Dekkers, Ron Toomey, Richard O'Donovan & Robert Elliott
Adult learning in an industrial setting 178 downloads
Peter Martin
Assessing Number Sense: Collaborative Initiatives in Australia, United States, Sweden and Taiwan 178 downloads
AIistair McIntosh, Jack Bana & Brian FarreII
Graphs: Communication lines to students? 179 downloads
J. Moritz & J. Watson
Using videotapes in classroom research to see anew 177 downloads
Judih A Mousley
Second graders' representations and conceptual understanding of number: a longitudinal study 176 downloads
Joanne Mulligan, M Mitchelmore, l Outhred and S Russel
Cooperative professional development for mathematics teachers: A case study 178 downloads
S. Nisbet, S. Dole, & D. Warren
Problem solving in kindergarten: The development of children's representations of numerical situations 177 downloads
L. Outhred & S. Sardelich
Attitude and attribution in mathematics: Gender factors with low achievers 175 downloads
R. Peard & D. Wiley
Broadening the Descriptors of van Hieles' Levels 2 and 3 185 downloads
John Pegg
The relationship between the place value understanding of seven-year-old children and the strategies that they use to solve written addition problems 177 downloads
Sally Peters
Statistical Thinking: One Statistician's Perspective 190 downloads
Maxine Pfannkuch
The Potential of Computer Manipulatives for Overcoming Place Value Misconceptions 238 downloads
Peter S. Price
Teacher Presence as a Variable in Research into Students Mathematical Decision-making 179 downloads
Peter S. Price
The Effects of a Computer Algebra System on the Learning of, and Attitudes towards Mathematics amongst Engineering Students in Papua New Guinea 187 downloads
Leonard L. Raj and John Malone
A Report of Research into Student Attitude and TeacherStudent Interpersonal Behaviour in a large Sample of Australian Secondary Mathematics Classrooms 190 downloads
Tony Rickards & Darrell Fisher
The three selves of the prospective primary school teacher of mathematics: An Australian case study 181 downloads
Sandra Schuck
In symmetry is the left the same as the right or is the right left out? 176 downloads
Pamela F. Shaw
A Further Development of a Theoretical Framework for Research into Values in Mathematics Education 177 downloads
Beth Southwell
Should all children use calculators? A Western Australian Survey 180 downloads
Len Sparrow and Paul Swan
Developing tasks to assess mathematical performance 209 downloads
Max Stephens & Peter Sullivan
Links Between Early Arithmetical Knowledge And Early Space And Measurement Knowledge: An Exploratory Study 177 downloads
Rita Stewart, Neville Leeson and Robert, J. Wright
Cooperative learning in secondary mathematics: A quantitative review 185 downloads
Harsh Suri
Mathematical Misconceptions -- Can We Eliminate Them? 182 downloads
Philip Swedosh and John Clark
Story weaving a process for critical collaborative professional development 176 downloads
Merilyn Taylor and Bronwen Cowie
The Politics of Mathematics Education 1997 177 downloads
Jan Thomas
Secondary school mathematics teachers' views of assessment: some insights from the Caribbean 179 downloads
Sandra Trotman
The Introduction of Probability into Australian Schools Interpreted Within a Broad-Spectrum Ecological Framework 177 downloads
John Truran
Understanding of Association and Regression by First Year Economics Students from Two Different Countries as Revealed in Responses to the Same Examination Questions 178 downloads
John Truran
Beliefs About Teaching Stochastics Held By Primary Pre-service Teaching Students 180 downloads
Kathleen Truran
Geeks and Nerds: Computers, gender and the mathematics classroom 179 downloads
Colleen Vale
The problem of the real in curriculum implementation 177 downloads
Margaret Walshaw
Generalising from and transferring between algebraic representation systems: Characteristics that support these processes. 176 downloads
Elizabeth Warren
Which jar gives the better chance? Children's decision making strategies 177 downloads
Jenni Way
Recognition of abstract angles in familiar physical situations 177 downloads
Paul White & Michael Mitchelmore
Students' understanding of hypothesis testing: the case of the significance concept 180 downloads
Anne M. Williams
Mathematics at two schools, one Australian, the other Japanese, both located in Australia: their Philosophies and Practices 177 downloads
Susan Wotley
Goal Orientation Beliefs and Mathematics Achievement: A Longitudinal Study 179 downloads
Shirley M. Yates
From Research Tool to Classroom Assessment Device: The development of CheckoutlRapua, a shopping game to assess numeracy at school entry 178 downloads
Jenny Young-Loveridge
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