Display Conference Proceedings


Conference Proceedings 1999


Show Abstracts

Title
Title pages
 
Content
Table of Contents
 
Preface
 
List of Reviewers
LIST OF REFEREES FOR MERGA 22 PUBLISHED PAPERS
 
Keynote Address
MAKING SENSE OF PRIMARY MATHEMATICS 183 downloads
Gillian M. Boulton-Lewis
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA: WHAT IT WAS - WHAT IT IS - WHAT IT MIGHT BE 189 downloads
J.P. Keeves
SEEKING A RATIONALE FOR PARTICULAR CLASSROOM TASKS AND ACTIVITY 195 downloads
Peter Sullivan
 
Practical Implication Award
SUCCESSFUL PERCENT PROBLEM SOLVING FOR YEAR 8 STUDENTS USING THE PROPORTIONAL NUMBER LINE METHOD 185 downloads
Shelley Dole
 
Symposium
 
Research Paper
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SEXES IN MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT IN AUSTRALIA 190 downloads
Tilahun Mengesha Afrassa & John P. Keeves
CUMULATIVE AND EXPLORATORY TALK IN A COLLABORATIVE LEARNING CLASSROOM 375 downloads
Mary Barnes
A CASE STUDY OF TEACHER ENDORSEMENT OF AN INTEGRATED LEARNING SYSTEM 185 downloads
Annette R. Baturo & Campbell J. McRobbie & Tom J. Cooper & Gillian C. Kidman
ENACTIVISM AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION 189 downloads
Andy Begg
THE WRITING OF EXPLANATIONS AND JUSTIFICATIONS IN MATHEMATICS: DIFFERENCES AND DILEMMAS 250 downloads
Brenda Bicknell
THE MATHEMATICAL ACHIEVEMENT OF CHILDREN IN THE COUNT ME IN TOO PROGRAM 381 downloads
Janette Bobis & Peter Gould
MATHEMATICS, ICT AND EFFECTIVE TEACHING 187 downloads
Rod Bramald & Steve Higgins
MATHEMATICS TEACHERS AND THE VCE: BROADENING THE EDUCATIONAL LANDSCAPE 186 downloads
Christine Brew, Gilah Leder & Glenn Rowley
AN EXPLORATION OF GENDER DIFFERENCES IN SUBJECT CHOICE AND BELIEFS AMONG YEAR 12 STUDENTS 185 downloads
Peter C Brinkworth
SPEAKING WITH AUTHORITY IN EPISODES OF MATHEMATICAL DISCOURSE 183 downloads
Raymond A J Brown & Peter Renshaw
DO GAMES HELP THE LEARNING OF PROBABILITY? 225 downloads
Tim Burgess
INVENTED ALGORITHMS: TEACHERS FACE THE CHALLENGE 187 downloads
Anne Buzeika
DEVELOPING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT TASKS IN MATHEMATICS: A CASE STUDY 185 downloads
Rosemary A. Callingham
CHILDREN'S INFORMAL COMPOSITE AND TRUNCATED PARTITIONING STRATEGIES 185 downloads
Kathy Charles & Rod Nason
JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS: DATA INTERPRETATION BY YOUNG ADULTS 183 downloads
Helen L. Chick
THE USE OF CONCEPT MAPPING PROCEDURE TO CHARACTERISE TEACHERS' MATHEMATICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE 187 downloads
Mohan Chinnappan & Michael Lawson & Rod Nason
CONCEPTUAL MODELLING OF FUNCTIONS BY AN EXPERIENCED TEACHER 186 downloads
Mohan Chinnappan & Mike Thomas
EQUALS, EXPRESSIONS, EQUATIONS, AND THE MEANING OF VARIABLE: A TEACHING EXPERIMENT 190 downloads
Tom .T. Cooper & Annette R. Baturo & Anne M. WiIliams
ASSESSING DIAGRAM QUALITY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE TO REPRESENTATION 187 downloads
Carmel M Diezmann
ENHANCED MATHEMATICS LEARNING: DOES TECHNOLOGY MAKE A DIFFERENCE? 186 downloads
Katherine Dix
OF COURSE I CAN['T] DO MATHEMATICS: ETHNICITY AND THE STEREOTYPING OF MATHEMATICS 182 downloads
Helen J Forgasz, Gilah C Leder, & Tasos Barkatsas
STUDENT PARTICIPATION: PHENOMENON AND ANALYSIS 185 downloads
Patricia A. Forster
A TALE OF TWO CITIES: WHEN MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, AND STUDENTS MEET 188 downloads
Peter Galbraith & Chris Haines & Mike Pemberton
TECHNOLOGY, MATHEMATICS, AND PEOPLE: INTERACTIONS IN A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE 189 downloads
Peter Galbraith & Peter Renshaw & MerriIyn Goos & Vince Geiger
TEACHERS EXPLORING NUMERACY LEARNING & TEACHING IN THE EARLY YEARS OF SCHOOLING 190 downloads
Ann Gervasoni
UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICAL TEXT THROUGH PEER EXPLANATIONS 186 downloads
Merrilyn Goos
EMERGING THEMES IN STATISTICS EDUCATION 188 downloads
Sharon Gunn
MENTAL ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION STRATEGIES: TWO CASE STUDIES 233 downloads
Ann Heirdsfield
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FRAMEWORK OF GROWTH POINTS TO MONITOR STUDENTS' COMPREHENSION OF ALGEBRA IN GRADES 7-9 185 downloads
Marj Horne
INFLUENCES ON SECONDARY MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM IN VICTORIA 187 downloads
John Horwood
DEAF STUDENTS SOLVING OF ARITHMETIC WORD PROBLEMS 188 downloads
Merv Hyde & Des Power & Robyn Zevenbergen
MATHEMATICAL KNOWLEDGE IN A MATHEMATICS TEACHING EPISODE 188 downloads
Clive Kanes
LEARNING STYLES IN SECONDARY MATHEMATICS CLASSROOMS 183 downloads
Stephen Keast
GRADE 4, 6 AND 8 STUDENTS' STRATEGIES IN AREA MEASUREMENT 233 downloads
Gillian C. Kidman
AGENCY/NUMERACY: A POSTSTRUCTURALIST ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLASSROOM MATHEMATICS AND NUMERACY IN NEW TIMES 176 downloads
Mary Klein
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENTS' UNDERSTANDING IN GEOMETRY: THE DIFFICULTIES IN WRITING GOOD QUESTIONS 195 downloads
Christine Lawrie & John Pegg
EXTENDED COMMON ASSESSMENT TASKS IN VCE MATHEMATICS:VALIDITY, RELIABILITY AND OTHER ISSUES 245 downloads
David Lei&h-Lancaster & Ken Rowe
FREE PROBLEM-POSING: YEAR 3/4 STUDENTS CONSTRUCTING PROBLEMS FOR FRIENDS TO SOLVE 211 downloads
Tom Lowrie
CHILDREN'S GENERATED WORD PROBLEMS: A CASE STUDY 182 downloads
K. J. Maguire
THE LEARNING NETWORKS OF ISOLATED TEACHERS: THE USE OF AUDIOGRAPHICS COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY TO BUILD A VIRTUAL MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT 177 downloads
H Elaine Mayo & Kevin Hannah
AN ANALYSIS OF THE TEACHER'S PROACTIVE ROLE IN SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SYMBOLIZATIONS 177 downloads
Kay McClain & Paul Cobb
LEARNING CALCULUS WITH SUPERCALCULATORS 180 downloads
Barry McCrae, Gary Asp & Margaret Kendal
TEACHER MEDIATION OF STUDENT CONSTRUCTIONS OF ALGEBRA KNOWLEDGE 178 downloads
Brenda Menzel & David Clarke
HOW TO TEACH GENERALISATIONS IN MATHEMATICS? 259 downloads
Michael Mitchelmore
THE CONJUNCTION FALLACY AND LONGITUDINAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHANCE EXPRESSION 179 downloads
Jonathan B. Moritz & Jane M. Watson
PERCEPTIONS OF MATHEMATICAL UNDERSTANDING 178 downloads
Judith A. Mousley
GRAPHICS CALCULATORS IN THE PUBLIC EXAMINATION OF CALCULUS: MISUSES AND MISCONCEPTIONS 178 downloads
Ute Mueller & Patricia A. Forster
SECONDARY MATHEMATICS TEACHERS' RESPONSES TO COMPUTERS AND THEIR BELIEFS ABOUT THE ROLE OF COMPUTERS IN THEIR TEACHING 176 downloads
Stephen Norton
VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS IN FIRST YEAR STATISTICS 176 downloads
Lynne Outhred & Pamela F. Shaw
AN ANALYSIS OF YEAR 12 STUDENTS' PERFORMANCES ON BASIC ALGEBRA QUESTIONS 175 downloads
John Pegg & Robyn Hadfield
SOME LANGUAGE ISSUES IN THE ASSESSMENT OF SECONDARY MATHEMATICS 176 downloads
Bob Perry, Peter Howard, & Brian Miller
COMPUTER ALGEBRA SYSTEMS FACILITATE POSITIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 181 downloads
Robyn Pierce
THE CONFLICT BETWEEN TEACHERS' BELIEFS AND CLASSROOM PRACTICES 177 downloads
Mal Shield
UNDERSTANDING DECIMALS: THE PATH TO EXPERTISE 189 downloads
Kaye Stacey & Vicki Steinle
ACCESSIBILITY OF APPLICATIONS TASKS 175 downloads
Gloria StilIman
CHOICES OF COMPUTATIONAL STRATEGIES 205 downloads
Paul Swan & Jack Bana
REDUCING THE INCIDENCE OF MATHEMATICAL MISCONCEPTIONS IN 'MIDDLE BAND' STUDENTS 176 downloads
Philip Swedosh
CHILDREN'S UNDERSTANDING OF THE NUMBER SYSTEM 235 downloads
Noel Thomas & Joanne Mulli&:an
THE CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE OF TEACHERS' BELIEFS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON TEACHING PRACTICES: A CASE STUDY OF TWO TEACHERS TEACHING SECONDARY MATHEMATICS IN AUSTRALIA AND INDONESIA 179 downloads
Theresia Tirta Gondoseputro
GRAPHICS CALCULATORS IN VICTORIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS: TEACHER PERCEPTIONS OF USE 177 downloads
Patrick Tobin & AlIa Routitsky & Peter Jones
CABRI GEOMETRY: A CATALYST FOR GROWTH IN GEOMETRIC UNDERSTANDING 175 downloads
JiIl Vincent & Barry McCrae
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PURPORTED USE OF ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES AND BELIEFS ABOUT THE USES OF ASSESSMENT 177 downloads
Elizabeth Warren & Steven Nisbet
LONGITUDINAL UNDERSTANDING OF CONDITIONAL PROBABILITY BY SCHOOL STUDENTS 179 downloads
Jane M. Watson & .Jonathan B. Moritz
MATHEMATICS: MORE TIME, MORE TICKS! 176 downloads
Martin Watts & Leo Crameri & Suzanne MiIlar
TEACHER ACTION THEORIES AND THE USE OF GROUP WORK IN UPPER PRIMARY MATHEMATICS CLASSROOMS 179 downloads
AlIan White
EXPLORING DIVERSITY: YEAR 2 STUDENTS' RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS CONCERNING SIMPLE 2D SHAPES 179 downloads
Jacquelyn Whitland & John Pegg
NOVICE STUDENTS' CONCEPTUAL KNOWLEDGE OF STATISTICAL HYPOTHESIS TESTING 185 downloads
Anne M. Williams
STUDENTS. OPTIMISM, PESSIMISM AND ACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS: A LONGITUDINAL STUDY 179 downloads
Shirley M. Yates
 
Short Communication (abstract only)
Short communications (abstracts)
 
Poster (abstract only)
 
Round Table (abstract only)