Title 
Title pages and Editor's note


Content 

Preface 
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


Symposium 

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 wholenumber 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

SchoolUniversity 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 BoultonLewis, 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 workinprogress
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 PencilandPaper Tests for School Mathematics
M. A. (Ken) Clements and Nerida F. Ellerton

Students' Use of SecondOrder 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 problemcentered 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
HoKheong 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
NEIL HALL

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: Retheorising 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 LopezReal

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 Systemwide 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 knowledgeÂ· 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

Openended Tasks as Stimuli for Learning Mathematics
Peter Sullivan, Dianne Bourke, & Anne Scott

Examining preservice 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 PreService 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 AustralasiaAn 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


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Round Table (abstract only) 