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Numeracy and Beyond Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Incorporated held at the University of Sydney, 30 June-4 July, 2001
Janette Bobis & Bob Perry & Michael Mitchelmore (Editors)
Janette Bobis for the Editorial Committee
Dispelling the Myths: Influencing the Beliefs of Preservice Primary Teachers
Kim Beswick & Shelley Dole
List of Reviewers
Referees for MERGA24 Published Papers
Keynote Address
Connecting Mathematics Education Research to Practice 185 downloads
Judith Sowder
Understanding, Assessing, and Developing Young Children’s Mathematical Thinking: Research as a Powerful Tool for Professional Growth 185 downloads
Doug Clarke
Practical Implication Award
Research Paper
The Mathematics Enhancement Project: Combining Research and Development 182 downloads
Wilfredo Alangui, Jessie Autagavaia, Bill Barton, and Albert Poleki
Multiple Learning Contexts: A Vehicle for Changing Preservice Primary Teachers’ Mathematical Beliefs, Knowledge, and Practices 181 downloads
Sharne Aldridge & Janette Bobis
CGI Down Under 186 downloads
Glenda Anthony & Brenda Bicknell & Jan Savell
Year 9 Mathematics Schemes in New Zealand 182 downloads
Robin Averill & Megan Clark
Assessing Algebraic Expectation 184 downloads
Lynda Ball & Kaye Stacey & Robyn Pierce
The Gender Stereotyping of Mathematics: Cultural Dimensions 188 downloads
Anastasios N. Barkatsas & Helen Forgasz & Gilah leder
Collaborative Learning and Student Change: A Case Study 187 downloads
Mary Barnes
The Revised VCE Mathematics 2000: The “Ripple Effect” for Junior Secondary Mathematics 186 downloads
Christine Brew & Steve Tobias & David Leigh-Lancaster
Using Mathematics to Communicate Understanding in a Primary Classroom 186 downloads
Raymond Brown
Assessing the Statistics Knowledge of Preservice Teachers 186 downloads
Tim Burgess
Beyond the Basics: Improving Indigenous Students’ Numeracy 183 downloads
Rosemary Callingham & Patrick Griffin
A Developmental Scale of Mental Computation 182 downloads
Rosemary Callingham & Alistair McIntosh
Students’ Attributions of Success and Failure in Mathematics: Findings in China and Australia 183 downloads
Zhongjun Cao & Alan Bishop
Pre-Service Primary Teachers’ Judgements About the Probability of Everyday Events 184 downloads
Helen Chick & Darien Hunt
Prospective Teachers’ Perspectives on Function Representations 180 downloads
Mohan Chinnappan & Mike Thomas
Phantom Classmates: A Case Study of Talented Mathematics Students Learning via Telematics 186 downloads
Leanne Clarke & Jack Bana
Implementing Mathematical Investigations With Young Children 185 downloads
Carmel Diezmann & James Watters & Lyn English
Primary Mathematics Practice: The Victorian Position 182 downloads
Brian Doig & Susie Groves & Laurance Splitter
Developing Ten Facts With Prep Grade Students: A Teaching Experiment 184 downloads
Shelley Dole & Kim Beswick
Students’ Statistical Reasoning in Constructing Newspaper Articles 185 downloads
Lyn English
Beyond Numeracy: Values in the Mathematics Classroom 184 downloads
Gail FitzSimons & Wee Tiong Seah & Alan Bishop & Philip Clarkson
Issues in Assessing the Impact of CAS on Mathematics Examinations 227 downloads
Peter Flynn & Barry McCrae
Gender, Attribution and Success in Tertiary Mathematics 182 downloads
Mary-Ruth Freislich & Alan Bowen-James
Integrating Technology in Mathematics Learning: What Some Students Say 186 downloads
Peter Galbraith & Merrilyn Goos & Peter Renshaw & Vince Geiger
Computers, Mathematics, and Undergraduates: What Is Going on? 185 downloads
Peter Galbraith & Mike Pemberton & Patricia Cretchley
Analysing Nursing Students’ Drug Calculation Errors 182 downloads
Linda Galligan
Specialised Programs for Students Who Are Low Attaining in Mathematics: Do They Help? 185 downloads
Ann Gervasoni
Quadratic Equation Representations and Graphic Calculators: Procedural and Conceptual Interactions 186 downloads
Rosheen Gray & Mike Thomas
Teachers’ Mathematical Beliefs and Practices in Teaching and Learning Thematically
Boris Handal & Janette Bobis & Lindsay Grimison
Integration and Compensation in Accurate Mental Computation 183 downloads
Ann Heirdsfield
Preparing Square Pegs to Fit into Round Holes: A Discussion of Preservice Teachers’ Personal Beliefs About Teaching and Learning Mathematics 183 downloads
Sally Hobden
Feedback Practices and the Classroom Culture 182 downloads
Patricia Hosking & Mal Shield
Learning Mathematics: The Voices of Aboriginal Children 183 downloads
Peter Howard & Bob Perry
Recognising the Difference Between Additive and Multiplicative Thinking in Young Children 179 downloads
Lorraine Jacob & Sue Willis
Identifying Testable Teacher Beliefs Through Teacher-Led Professional Development 183 downloads
Stephen Keast
Testing for Additivity in Intuitive Thinking of Area 190 downloads
Gillian Kidman
A Poststructuralist Analysis of Mathematical Inquiry in a Year 6 Classroom: The Rhetoric, Realisation, and Practical Implications 183 downloads
Mary Klein
Correcting Mathematical and Attitudinal Deficiencies in Preservice Teacher Education: The Conservative Effect of Blaming the Victim 179 downloads
Mary Klein
Australian Year 7 Benchmarks in Numeracy: Student Performance on Matching TIMSS Items 181 downloads
John Lindsey & Barry McCrae
The Influence of Visual Representations on Mathematical Problem Solving and Numeracy Performance 188 downloads
Tom Lowrie
Misperceptions in Mathematics and Music: An Intra- and Inter- Disciplinary Investigation Employing Applied Metacognition via Computer-Aided Learning 797 downloads
John Malone & Sam Leong & Martin Lamb
Numeracy Intervention: Is It Working in Primary Schools? 181 downloads
Bronwyn McMahon
Representing Categorical and Numerical Data 181 downloads
Steven Nisbet
Factors Influencing Computer Use in Mathematics Teaching in Secondary Schools 178 downloads
Stephen Norton & Tom Cooper
An Evaluation of the Count Me Into Measurement Program: Teachers’ Perspectives 208 downloads
Lynne Outhred
Changing the Teaching of Space Mathematics 184 downloads
Kay Owens & Cathy Reddacliff & Peter Gould & Diane McPhail
Counting On: A Systemic Program for Year 7 Students Who Have Experienced Difficulty with Mathematics 180 downloads
Bob Perry & Peter Howard
A Framework for Algebraic Insight 189 downloads
Robyn Pierce & Kaye Stacey
From Geometric Patterns to Symbolic Algebra is Too Hard For Many 177 downloads
Cyril Quinlan
Visions of Practice: Getting the Balance Right 177 downloads
Tracey Smith & Tom Lowrie
Dilemmas of Beginning Teachers of Primary Mathematics 177 downloads
Len Sparrow & Sandra Frid
Visible and Invisible Zeros: Sources of Confusion in Decimal Notation 273 downloads
Vicki Steinle & Kaye Stacey
Development of a New Research Tool: The Cognitive Demand Profile 180 downloads
Gloria Stillman
Understanding Mathematics Classrooms Through the Synthesis of Multiple Analyses of a Common Data Set 181 downloads
Harsh Suri & David Clarke
Peer Assessment in Teacher Education – Online 184 downloads
Merilyn Taylor & Fred Biddulph
MERGA or MEGA: The Future of Mathematics Education Research in Australasia 176 downloads
Jan Thomas
The “Strugglers” in Selected Computer-Based Mathematics Classrooms 178 downloads
Colleen Vale
Children Talk About Their Mathematics Lives 177 downloads
Fiona Walls
Attending to How Stories Are Told: Analysing Data in Mathematics Education Research 181 downloads
Margaret Walshaw
Learning to Teach: The Construction of Teacher Identity in the Context of Schools 176 downloads
Margaret Walshaw & Jan Savell
The Role of Cognitive Conflict in Developing Students’ Understanding of Chance Measurement 177 downloads
Jane Watson & Jonathan Moritz
Teaching for Abstraction: Angle as a Case in Point 180 downloads
Paul White & Michael Mitchelmore
“ ‘Cause Pepe and I Have the Same Level of Intelligence in Mathematics”: Collaborative Concept Creation 179 downloads
Gaye Williams
The Arithmetical Strategies of Four 3rd Graders 177 downloads
Robert (Bob) Wright
Is Streaming an Equitable Practice? Students’ Experiences of Streaming in the Middle Years of Schooling 259 downloads
Robyn Zevenbergen
Communicative Competence in School Mathematics: On Being Able to Do School Mathematics 178 downloads
Robyn Zevenbergen & Steve Lerman
Semantic Characteristics That Make Arithmetic Word Problems Difficult 179 downloads
Ban-Har Yeap & Berinderjeet Kaur
Short Communication (abstract only)
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Round Table (abstract only)