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Title Recent developments on introducing a historical dimension in mathematics education / edited by Victor Katz and Constantinos Tzanakis.
Published [Washington D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c2011.
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 Floor4  QA11.2 .R434 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 273 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series MAA notes ; 78
MAA notes ; no. 78.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Teaching with primary historical sources: should it go mainstream?: can it? / David Pengelley -- Dialogism in mathematical writing: historical, philosophical and pedagogical issues / Evelyne Barbin -- The process of mathematical agreement: examples from mathematics history and an experimental sequence of activities / Gustavo Martinez-Sierra and Rocío Antonio-Antonio -- Researching the history of algebraic ideas from an educational point of view / Luis Puig -- Equations and imaginary numbers: a contribution from Renaissance algebra / Giorgio T. Bagni -- The multiplicity of viewpoints in elementary function theory: historical and didactical perspectives / Renaud Chorlay -- From history to research in mathematics education: socio-epistemological elements for trigonometric functions / Gabriela Buendia Abalos and Gisela Montiel Espinosa -- Harmonies in nature: a dialogue between mathematics and physics / Man-Keung Siu -- Exposure to mathematics in the making: interweaving math news snapshots in the teaching of high-school mathematics / Batya Amit, Nitsa Movshovitz-Hadar, and Avi Berman -- History, figures, and narratives in mathematics teaching / Adriano Demattè and Fulvia Furinghetti -- Pedagogy, history, and mathematics: measure as a theme / Luis Casas and Ricardo Luengo -- Students' beliefs about the evolution and development of mathematics / Uffe Thomas Jankvist -- Changes in student understanding of function resulting from studying its history / Beverly M. Reed -- Integrating the history of mathematics into activities introducing undergraduates to concepts of calculus / Theodorus Paschos and Vassiliki Farmaki -- History in a competence based mathematics education: a means for the learning of differential equations / Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen -- History of statistics and students' difficulties in comprehending variance / Michael Kourkoulos and Constantinos Tzanakis -- Designing student projects for teaching and learning discrete mathematics and computer science via primary historical sources / Janet Heine Barnett ... [et al.] -- History of mathematics for primary school teacher education or: can you do something even if you can't do much? / Bjørn Smestad -- Reflections and revision: evolving conceptions of a Using history course / Kathleen Clark -- Mapping our heritage to the curriculum: historical and pedagogical strategies for the professional development of teachers / Leo Rogers -- Teachers' conceptions of history of mathematics / Bjørn Smestad -- The evolution of a community of mathematical researchers in North America: 1636-1950 / Karen Hunger Parshall -- The transmission and acquisition of mathematics in Latin America, from independence to the first half of the twentieth century / Ubiratan D'Ambrosio -- In search of vanishing subjects: the astronomical origins of trigonometry / Glen Van Brummelen.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Mathematics -- History.
Related Names Katz, Victor J.
Tzanakis, Constantinos.
ISBN 9780883851883 (paperback)
0883851881 (paperback)
9781614443001 (ebook)
1614443009 (ebook)
OCLC number 792898354