Conference Proceedings 1995


Title pages and Editor's note
Author index
List of Reviewers
Reviewers of 1995 Proceedings
Keynote Address
Reflective Discourse and Collective Reflection
Paul Cobb, Ada Boufi, Kay McClain, Joy Whitenack
Practical Implication Award
I Don't Understand Part b or How You Find the Answer!: The Development of a Student Response Feedback Framework for Evaluating Student Approaches to Unfamiliar Application Problems
Vince Geiger
Research Paper
Students' Attitudes Toward Calculators in the Primary School
Laila Arvonen and Janette Bobis
Bugs and Slips in Bracket Expansions: A Calculator Comparison
Paul L Ayres
The Ethnomathematics of Financial Planning
Jo Balatti
Error Patterns in Mental Computation in Years 3 - 9
Jack Bana, Brian Farrell, & Alistair Mclntosh
Links Between Assessment and the Teaching of Mathematics in Secondary Schools: Preliminary Report
Mary Barnes and David Clarke
1251: What do the Doorknobs tell us about the Mansion? A Report of a Mathematics Curriculum Change Longitudinal Investigation
Bill Barton, Jill Ellis, Maxine Pfannkuch, Mike Thomas, Gill Thomas, & Glenda Anthony
Strategies for comparing decimal numbers with the same whole-number part
A.R. Baturo and T.]. Cooper
Making Meaning of Women's dialogue of mathematical experiences - A Pilot Study
Cathy Beesey
A comparative curriculum study
Andy Begg
Children's questions about number
Fred Biddulph
Practices and beliefs about assessment and reporting in mathematics:The effect of teacher gender and teaching level
Bob Bleicher and Tom Cooper
School-University Partnerships and the Enhancement of Mathematics at all Levels of Education
Janette Bobis and Sharne Aldridge
Attitudinal Shifts Towards Mathematics of Preservice Teachers
Janette Bobis and Robyn Cusworth
Concrete Representations and Strategies for Solving Linear Equations
Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Tom Cooper, Bill Atweh, Hitendra Pillay, Lynn Wilss and Sue Mutch
Developing Collective Mathematical Thinking Within the Primary Classroom
Raymond A. J. Brown and Peter D. Renshaw
A sense of social agency influencing uptake of numeracy in workplace education: A work-in-progress
Elizabeth Buckingham
Teacher Attitudes Towards Chance and Data
Rosemary A~ Callingham, Jane M. Watson Kevin F. Collis, & Jonathan B. Moritz
Primary teachers' conceptions of mathematics
Jean Carroll
Students' Mental Models and Schema Activation during Geometric Problem Solving
Mohan Chinnappan and Lyn English
Organisational features of geometric knowledge
Mohan Chinnappan & Michael Lawson
Changing Teacher Roles: A Case Study
Doug Clarke
To Know And To Be Right: Studying The Classroom Negotiation Of Meaning
David J. Clarke & Cathy Kessel
Assessing the Effectiveness of Pencil-and-Paper Tests for School Mathematics
M. A. (Ken) Clements and Nerida F. Ellerton
Students' Use of Second-Order Relationships in Algebra
Carmel Coady & John Pegg
Years 2 and 3 children's strategies for mental addition and subtraction
T.]. Cooper, A. Heirdsfield and C.]. Irons
Patterns of Meaning of Students' Mathematical Experiences At University
Kathryn Crawford, Sue Gordon, Jackie Nicholas & Mike Prossert
Two Surveys Of Talented Mathematics Students
John Curran, Coralie Daniel and Derek Holton
Establishing the Extent of Number Knowledge Children have on Entrance to Formal Schooling
Joyce M. Dale
Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Strategy Draw a Diagram as a Cognitive Tool for Problem Solving
Carmel Diezmann
The medium is the message: measuring area with different media
Brian Doig, Jill Cheeseman, & John Lindsey
Errors as springboards for remediation of Year 7 students subtraction knowledge
S. Dole and T.J. Cooper
The implementation of the problem-centered approach in the teaching and learning of mathematics in the junior primary phase in deprived black communities in the Rsa
G.F. du Toit
Issues Associated with the Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers in the Vocational and Educational Training Sector
Gail E. FitzSimons
Using computational environments as tools for working mathematically
Steve Flavel
Children's Productive Thinking in Solving a Ratio and Proportion Problem
Ho-Kheong Fong
Classroom factors influencing students' beliefs about success and failure in mathematics
Helen J. Forgasz
Contextual Perspectives of Secondary School Mathematics
Sandra Frid
Product o.f two negative numbers:An example of how rote learning a strategy is synonymous with learning . the concept
Lupe M.T. Gates
Measures of mathematical knowledge students bring with them to University can contribute to better teaching
Lupe M. T. Gates, Barrie Robinson, & David Blest
Student and Teacher Beliefs About Helpful Teaching Practices in Mathematics Instruction
Ann Gervasoni
Metacognitive Knowledge, Beliefs and Classroom Mathematics
Merrilyn Goos
Metacognitive Activity and Collaborative ' Interactions in the Mathematics Classroom: A Case Study
Merrilyn Goos & Vince Geiger
Mathematics: The nature of the beast
Stacey Grier
The place of algebra in the secondary mathematics curriculum - Some historical reflections
Lindsay Grimison
What you say is what you get
Mental Computation, Computational Estimation, and Number Fact Knowledge for Addition and Subtraction in Year Four Children
Ann Heirdsfield
Professional development: Whose problem is it anyway?
Tony Herrington, Len Sparrow, & Paul Swan
Is Problem Solving Too Hard?
Derek Holton, Tim Spicer, & Gill Thomas
Ethnography in a Mathematics Education Context: Fieldnotes as part of Reflection and Analysis
Peter Howard
Alternative frameworks for the development of mathematics teacher knowledge
Clive Kanes & Steven Nisbet
Student reactions to the use of graphics calculators
Barry Kissane, Marian Kemp & Jen Bradley
Towards Social Justice: Re-theorising the "Social" In Constructivist Practice in Mathematics
Mary Klein
Investigation of Gender Differences Among Year 6 Students when Estimating Measurements
Neville Leeson
Investigation of Kindergarten Students' Spatial Constructions
Neville Leeson
How Important is the Reversal Error in Algebra?
Francis Lopez-Real
Formulating Equations for Word Problems
Mollie MacGregor and Kaye Stacey
The role of cognitive preference in students' choice of Mathematics units at the year 11/12 levels
John A. Malone & Robert F. Cavanagh
An Evaluation of System-wide Assessment of Problem Solving at Year 12 by Report and Related Test
Barry McCrae
Mental Computation in Australia, Japan and the United States
Alistair Mclntosh, Jack Bana, & Brian Farrell
Pedagogical content knowledge· of preservice mathematics teachers: An analysis of classroom observations
Michael C. Mitchelmore
Children's Intuitive Models of Multiplicaton and Division
Joanne Mulligan and Michael Mitchelmore
Representations of multiplicative word problems
Lynne Outhred
Student Decision Making in a Game of Chance and Misconceptions in Probabilistic Reasoning
Robert Peard
Mathematics Intervention: An Overview of the First Two Years
Catherine A. Pearn & Robert P. Hunting
Cooperative learning and social constructivism in mathematics education
Bob Perry, Noel Geoghegan, Kay Owens, & Peter Howe
Analysing Teaching/Learning Strategies for Algebra
Cyril Quinlan
Forging links and breaking chains in primary teacher education: negotiating powerful ideas
S. Schuck
Describing student expository writing in mathematics
Mal Shield
Towards a Theoretical Framework for Research in Beliefs and Values in Mathematics Education
Beth Southwell
Open-ended Tasks as Stimuli for Learning Mathematics
Peter Sullivan, Dianne Bourke, & Anne Scott
Examining pre-service teachers' mathematical writing
Kevan Swinson & Mal Shield
Probability Education: Can primary children cope?
Merilyn Taylor
The Cognitive Structure of Problems Solved Easily and Not So Easily by Pre-Service Teachers
Margaret Taplin
Bilingual Students and Tertiary Mathematics
Jan Thomas
How Young Children Learn Spatial Concepts
Trish Thorpe
Some Undergraduates' Understanding of the Meaning of a Correlation Coefficient
John Truran
Animism: a View of Probability Behaviour
Kath Truran
Linking Researchers, Curricula and Teachers in Australasia-An Exploratory Case Study Based on the Teaching and Learning of Stochastics
John M. Truran Kathleen M. Truran
Doing Mathematics With New Tools: New Patterns of Thinking
David Tynan, Kaye Stacey, Gary Asp, & John Dowsey
Children's Understanding of Luck
Jane M. Watson, Kevin F. Collis, & Jonathan B. Moritz
Students' Mathematics Culture
Robyn Zevenbergen
Short Communication (abstract only)
Poster (abstract only)
Round Table (abstract only)