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Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101893
Description: Teachers undertaking educational research for the first time usually begin their explorations by evaluating some aspect of their practice. By contrast, experienced researchers will start from an argue ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101900
Description: In this paper, we examine some results from a series of interviews carried out by e-mail with an international group of statistics educators, all of them members of the International Association for S ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101085
Description: We report on an international study of students’ ideas about mathematics and how they view its relevance to their further studies and their careers. About 1200 students enrolled in mathematics subject ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/100502
Description: Recent mathematics graduates are in an intermediate position between students and professionals. On the one hand, their experiences as mathematics students are still fresh in their minds: on the other ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8155
Description: This paper describes the results of a research project that investigated the ways that academics understand sustainability within their own disciplines. It describes a range of ways in which academics ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/20842
Description: In this paper, we describe and investigate three aspects of learning mathematics: intention, approach and outcome. These aspects have emerged from interviews with students where their experience of le ... More
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Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/74446
Description: Mathematics curriculum at the tertiary level is located within a range of social and cultural theories, and is often constructed by academics seeking to promulgate a particular view of mathematics. We ... More
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/74445
Description: We investigae the views of service students about statistics, learning statistics and using statistics in their future profession, based on information obtained from a series of interviews analysed us ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/81135
Description: Research in student learning can be based on a theoretical framework, observations of students’ learning, the products of this learning, and students’ own conceptions of the subject and of learning. I ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/74828
Description: In this paper we explore an approach to academic development that focuses on developing and using research as a means of understanding the complexity of teaching and learning within specific disciplin ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/75360
Description: Creativity is viewed in different ways in different disciplines: in education it is called 'innovation', in business it is 'entrepreneurship', in mathematics it is often equated with 'problem solving' ... More
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/75357
Description: This paper reports on a study carried out in Thailand investigating the relationship between students' use of an e-learning system and their learning outcomes in a course on Business Statistics. The r ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/74544
Description: Environmental education in schools is an important strategy in achieving environmental protection and improvement. However, it needs to be based on children's understandings of environment rather than ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/74501
Description: Students in the same statistics course learn different things, and view the role of the lecturer in different ways. We report on empirical research on students’ conceptions of learning statistics, the ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/76716
Description: We examine the problems of integrating issues of sustainability within the mainstream curriculum of university mathematics, taking our cue from the discussion at the Johannesburg Earth Summit. Our app ... More
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