Conference Proceedings 2000

List of Reviewers
Keynote Address
Bridging Practices: Intertwining Content and Pedagogy in Teaching and Learning to Teach
Deborah Loewenberg Ball
Looking Backwards, Looking Forwards, and Looking for Direction
Andy Begg
Practical Implication Award
Collaborative Problem Solving in Senior Secondary Mathematics Classrooms
Merrilyn Goos
Changing the Professional Knowledge of Teachers
lanette Bobis & Peter Gould
Emergence of Mathematical (In)Competence and Identity
Pat Forster & Peter Taylor
Is there more to Numeracy than Meets the Eye? Stories of Socialisation and Subjectification in School Mathematics
Mary Klein
Teachers, Students and Research: One Possibility for Teaching Early Numeracy
Philip Clarkson, Peter Gould & Robert (Bob )Wright
Research Paper
Bridging the Gap: A Challenge for the Dual Community
John A. Malone
Mental Effort and Errors in Bracket Expansion Tasks
Paul Ayres
Developing Task Specific Criteria: A Preliminary Report
Dawn Bartlett
Construction of a Numeration Model: A Theoretical Analysis
Annette Baturo
Modes of Representation in Students' Explanations
Brenda BicknelI
What is Taught versus What is Learnt: The Case of Linear Measurement
Philippa Bragg & Lynne Outhred
Key Factors in the Implementation of an Assessment Innovation: A Case Study
Paul Brown
Are Teachers' Probability Concepts More Sophisticated than those of their Students?
Tim Burgess
Towards a Framework for Numeracy Assessment
Rosemary Callingham & Patrick Griffin
Curriculum Framework Implementation: Measuring the Impact on Secondary Mathematics Classroom Culture
Robert Cavanagh & Graham Dellar & Len Sparrow
Students' Technical Difficulties in Operating a Graphics Calculator
Michael Cavanagh & Michael Mitchelmore
Young Adults Making Sense of Data
Helen Chick
The Understanding and Use of Trigonometric/ Algebraic Knowledge during Problem Solving
Mohan Chinnappan, Michael Lawson, & Rod Nason
Function Representations and Technology-Enhanced Teaching
Mohan Chinnappan & Mike Thomas
The Early Numeracy Research Project!: Developing a Framework for Describing Early Numeracy Learning
Doug Clarke, Peter Sullivan, Jill Cheeseman, Barbara Clarke
Challenges and Constraints in Researching Values
Philip Clarkson, Alan Bishop, Gail FitzSimons, & Wee Tiong Seah
Mathematics Software Design in Mathematics Education: Factors that Promote Higher-Level Thinking
Martin Cooper & John Malone
First Experiences with a Computer Algebra System
Mary Coupland
Tertiary Students' Rankings of the Factors Behind their Choice to Study Mathematics and Computing: A Gender and Regional Study
Patricia Cretchley, Christine McDonald, & Anne Fuller
Mathematics Enrolments in Australian Upper Secondary Schools: Trends and Implications
John Dekkers, John Malone, & John de Laeter
Making Sense with Diagrams: Students' Difficulties with Feature-Similar Problems
Carmel M. Diezmann
Recognizing and Realizing "Best Practice" in Initial Mathematics Teacher Education and Classroom Teaching
Paula Ensor
Students' Visualisations of Three-dimensional Shapes
Jill Everett & Joanne Mulligan
Gender, Early Encouragement, and Survival in Mathematics Studies
Mary-Ruth Freislich & Alan Bowen-James
F actors Affecting Mathematics Achievement in Primary and Secondary schools: Results from TIMSS
Sue Fullarton & Stephen Lamb
Manipulator or Magician: Is there a Free Lunch?
Peter Galbraith & Mike Pemberton
Using Growth Point Profiles to Identify Year 1 Students who are at Risk of not Learning School Mathematics Successfully
Ann Gervasoni
Rural Students and Graphics Calculators in Examinations: Some Preliminary Findings
David Haimes
Understanding of Functions Among Maldivian Teacher Education Students
Ibrahim Hassan & Khadeeja Mohamed & Michael Mitchelmore
Improving Decimal Understanding: Can Targetted Resources Make a Difference?
Sue Helme & Kaye Stacey
Preservice Mathematics Teachers on Professional Practice: How can the Internet Help?
Tony Herrington, Jan Herrington & Arshad Omari
Assessment Strategies: Using Multimediato Promote Transfer to Classroom Practice
Jan Herrington, Tony Herrington & Len Sparrow
Difficulties Learning Simple Addition Facts: A Persistent Problem
Sarah Hopkins
Beliefs about Mathematics, Mathematics Learning and Mathematics Teaching: Views of Some Primaty Teacher Education Students in Singapore and Australia
Peter Howard, Bob Perry & Fang Ho Keong
Effective Teaching of Decimals: Evaluating Teachers' Practices
Kathryn Irwin
Numeracy for. Preservice Teachers: Focusing on the Mathematics and its Discursive Powers in Teacher Education
Mary Klein
Classroom and Teacher Effects in Mathematics Achievement: Results from TIMSS
Stephen Lamb & Sue Fullarton
3-Dimensional Geometty: Assessment of Students' Responses
Christine Lawrie & John Pegg
Mathematics and Gender: Beliefs they are a Changin'
Gilah Leder & Helen J F orgasz
Informal Assessment Questions Used by Secondaty School Mathematics Teachers
Sanka Liyanage, Kathryn Irwin & Mike Thomas
Grade 1 Children in Problem-Posing Contexts: Problem Solving Prior to Completing the Task
Tom Lowrie
Knowledge and Strategies Students Employ to Solve Open-Ended Problem-Solving Activities
Tom Lowrie, Rod Francis & Geoff Rogers
Mental Computation, Number Sense and General Mathematics Ability: Are they Linked?
Alistair McIntosh & Shelley Dole
Designing Constructivist Computer Games for Teaching about Decimal Numbers
Janine McIntosh, Kaye Stacey, Calvin Tromp & Darren Lightfoot
Scaffolding: A Suitable Teaching Characteristic in one-to-one Teaching in Maths Recovery
Bronwyn McMahon
Low Achieving Mathematics Students' Attitudinal and Achievement Changes as a Result of Using an Integrated Learning System
Campbell McRobbie, Aimette Baturo & Tom Cooper
Teachlng for Abstraction: Reconstructing Constructivism
Michael Mitchelmore & Paul White
Graphical Representations of Statistical Associations by Upper Primary Students
Jonathan Moritz
Reasoning and Expressing Probability in Students' Judgements of Coin Tossing
Jonathan Moritz & Jane Watson
The Practicum as Context: Two Snapshots
Judith Mousley & Georgina Herbert
A Comparative Analysis of the 1996-1999 Calculus TEE Papers
Ute Mueller & Patricia A. Forster
Using Students' Perceptions to Modify Activities
Charles Nannestad
A Secondary Mathematics Teacher Explains his Non-Use of Computers in Teaching
Stephen Norton & Campbell McRobbie
A Framework for Teaching Early Measurement
Lynne Outhred & Diane McPhail
An Investigation of Literacy in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Secondary Schools Serving Low Socio-economic Status Communities
Bob Perry, Peter Howard, Lloyd Dawe & Bob Dengate
A Model for the Promotion of Statistical Thinking?
Maxine Pfannkuch
The Perceptions and Practice of Assessment in Mathematics Education of Teachers of Years 3 and Year 6 Students
Maxine Pfatmkuch
Primary School Students' Statistical Thinking: A Comparison of Two Australian States
Ian Putt, Bob Perry, Graham Jones, Carol Thornton, Cynthia Langrall, Edward Mooney
They 'Did the Sheet' but didn't 'Feed the Mind'
Jan Savell
The Use of Investigative Methods in Teaching and Learning Primary Mathematics in the Northern Province Schools (South Africa): A Case Study
Mokgoko Sebela
Researching Numeracy in the Middle Years
Dianne Siemon & Patrick Griffin
Exploring the Nexus between Assessment and Instruction in Mathematics
Tracey Smith
Portfolios as a Tool for Professional Development: A Basis of Reflective Practice
Rose Spanneberg
Change in Attitude Towards Mathematics among Aboriginal Adult Learners
Elizabeth Spielman & Michael Mitchelmore
Research-Led Policy Change for Technologically-Active Senior Mathematics Assessment
Kaye Stacey, Barry McCrae, Helen Chick, Gary Asp & David Leigh-Lancaster
Computational Choice: The Reasons Behind the Choices
Paul Swan & Jack Bana
They can run, but can they hide?
Philip Swedosh & John Clark
Is the MERGA Conference Refereeing Process Fair?
John Truran & Kathleen Truran
Is the MERGA Refereeing Process Improving the Quality of Australasian Mathematics Education Research?
Kathleen Truran & John Truran
Current Research on MS&T Curriculum Integration in Westem Australia: Examining the Knowns and the Unknowns
John Wallace, Leonie Rennie & John Malone
Strategy Transfer between Computer Programming and Mathematical Problem Solving
Caroline Walta
Primary School Children's Knowledge of Arithmetic Structure
Elizabeth Warren & Lyn English
Factors in Primary School Teachers' Beliefs about Mathematics and Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Elizabeth Warren & Steven Nisbet
Intuition versus Mathematics: The Case of the Hospital Problem
Jane Watson
The Use of Teacher Action Theories in the Articulation of Practice: The Use of Stencils in Upper NSW Primary Classrooms
Allan White
Collaborative Problem Solving and Discovered Complexity
Gaye Williams
Changing Immigration Patterns and Teacher Perceptions of Responses in Mathematics Classroom Education in the Last Fifty Years
Susan E. Wotley
How Children's Understanding of the Number System varies as a Function of Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Status
Jennifer Young-Loveridge
Using Study Groups to Support Mathematics Learning in Preservice Teacher Education
Robyn Zevenbergen
Reviewing Literature Relevant to a Systemic Early Numeracy Initiative: Bases of CMIT
Robert (Bob) Wright & Peter Gould
Short Communication (abstract only)
Poster (abstract only)
Round Table (abstract only)