Conference Proceedings 1998

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Title pages: Volume 2
Clive Kanes
List of Reviewers
Referees for MERGA 21 Published Papers
Keynote Address
I keep six honest serving men
Peter Galbraith
The 3 Rs in new times: Research, rhetoric, and reality
Lyn D. English
The intension/intention of teaching mathematics
Stephen Lerman
Practical Implication Award
Research Paper
Title pages: Volume 1
One Teacher's Problem Solving Beliefs and Practices: Influences and Coherence
Judy Anderson
Towards the Study of the Processes and Effects of Internationalisation in Mathematics Education
Bill Atweh, Philip Clarkson, & John Malone
The Use of Action Research To Assist the Transition into Teaching
Bill Atweh and Ann Heirdsfield
Paul Ayres
Paul Ayres & Jenni Way
Towards a framework for analysing power relationships in small group discussions
Mary Barnes
Year 5 students' available and accessible knowledge of decimal-number numeration
Annette R. Baturo
Mathematics curriculum and development
Andy Begg
The Impact of an Early Number Project on the Professional Development of Teachers
Janette Bobis & Peter Gould
Arithmetic, pre-algebra, and algebra: a model of transition
Boulton-Lewis, G.M., Cooper, T., Pillay, H., and Wilss, L
The invisible wall project: problem solving processes of pupils who work on problems with a goal which can not be reached
Birgit Burchartz & Martin Stein
"Why are we assessed in mathematics?": The views of students
Ken C. Carr
Developing a framework for viewing affective and knowledge factors in teaching primary mathematics
Jean Carroll
Teachers' understandings of the role of learning activities
Min-Pyng Chen
Showing and telling: Primary students' outcomes in data representation and interpretation
Helen L. Chick and Jane M. Watson
Representing the connectedness of mathematical knowledge
Mohan Chinnapan , Michael Lawson and Rod Nason
Beginning teachers' problems with fundamental mathematics
P C Clarkson
Investigating students' understanding of the relationships among quadrilaterals
Penelope Currie and John Pegg
Rethinking what it means to understand: the case of combinatorial problem solving
Lyn D.English
New times for mathematics in vocational education and training
Gail E. FitzSimons
Exploring avenues of reflective practice with pre-service Mathematics teachers
Sandra Frid, Ted Redden, Chris Reading
Identifying the Dilemmas in Early Mathematics Teaching
Ann Gervasoni
"I don't know if I'm doing it right or I'm doing it wrong!" Unresolved uncertainty in the collaborative learning of mathematics
Merrilyn Goos
Visual reasoning and teaching styles in mathematics classrooms
Kevin Hannah
Flexible/inflexible: Clare and Mandy's story
Ann M. Heirdsfield
We really put our minds to it: Cognitive engagement in the mathematics classroom
Sue Helme and David Clarke
Maori mathematics education: The challenge of providing immersion programmes for preservice Maori primary teachers
Leeana Herewini
Towards an explanation of curriculum control
John Horwood
How sixth grade students explain connections between common and decimal fractions
Robert P. Hunting, Lauren M. Oppenheimer, Catherine S. Pearn, Eroia Nugent
Mathematics curriculum change in the northern territory: What do teachers really think?
Rosemary Jacob & Sandra Frid
The effective use of calculators in the teaching of numeracy
Sonia Jones and Howard Tanner
New knowledge/new teachers/new times: How processes of subjectification undermine the implementation of investigatory approaches to teaching mathematics.
Mary Klein
Affective factors and the improvement of algebraic problem solving
Saraswathi Kota and Mike Thomas
Tertiary mathematics: Perceptions of schoolleavers and mature-age students
Gilah C. Leder & Helen J. Forgasz
Using technology to enhance children's spatial sense
Tom Lowrie
Pre-service teachers' understandings of word problems
Kevin J. Maguire
Protasis: A technique for fostering professional development
John Mason
Towards a psychology of knowing-to
.lohn Mason and Mary Spence
School-based assessment in VCE Mathematics: Ten years on
Barry McCrae, John Dowsey, Max Stephens
A new trilemma
D.F. (Mac) McKenzie
Teachers interpreting algebra: Teachers' views about the nature of algebra
Brenda Menzel and David Clarke
Long Odds: Longitudinal Development of Student Understanding of Odds
.Jonathan B. Moritz
An arithmetic game with strategic components - playing procedures of primary school children
Doris Mosel-Gobel
Ability Grouping: Some Implications for Building Mathematical Understanding
Judith A. Mousley
Ethnographic Research in Mathematics Education: Using Different Types of Visual Data Refined from Videotapes
Judith A. MousIey
A research-based framework for assessing early multiplication and division strategies
Joanne T. Mulligan
A graphical approach to the teaching of introductory calculus
Bruce Nevill, & John Wycliffe
Children's matching of melodies and line graphs
Steven Nisbet and John Bain
Identifying Separate and Connected Knowing in Mathematics Education
Jude Ocean
Developing the angle concept through investigations
Kay Owens
Is there a need for a Mathematics Intervention program in Grades 3 and 4?
Catherine Pearn
Year 3 students' place-value misconceptions: Another look at MAB
Peter S. Price
Teaching mathe.matically gifted students in primary school
lan Putt
Orchestrating Different Voices in Student Talk about Infinity: Theoretical and Empirical Analyses
Peter D Renshaw and Raymond A J Brown
Measuring Attitudes towards Mathematics in Early Childhood and Primary Teacher Education
Carolyn Roberts, Patricia Cretchley, Chris Harman
A Survey of Graphics Calculator Use in Victorian Secondary Schools
AlIa Routitsky and Patrick Tobin
The Search for Pattern: Student Understanding of the Table of Values Representation for Function
Julie Ryan and Julian WilIiams
Parent Newsletters supporting Mathematics in the Junior Primary School
Jan Savell
Challenging beliefs about mathematics learning and teaching using an electronic learning community
Sandy Schuck and Gerry Foley
Mathematics textbooks: Messages to students and teachers
Mal Shield
Problem Solving Through Problem Posing: The Experience of Two Teacher Education Students
Beth Southwell
Teachers building number sense amid the challenges of change: Some case studies
Len Sparrow & Alistair McIntosh
The invisible wall project on problem solving processes: Concepts and methods of interpretive work with high-resolution data
Martin Stein
The incidence of misconceptions of decimal notation amongst students in Grades 5 to 10
Vicki Steinle and Kaye Stacey
Kindergarten Students' Progress in the Count Me In Too Project
Rita Stewart, Bob Wright and Peter Gould
Task Context and Applications at the Senior Secondary Level
Gloria Stillman
Different forms of mathematical questions for different purposes: Comparing student responses to similar closed and open-ended questions
Peter Sullivan, Elizabeth Warren, Paul White, and Stephanus Suwarsono
Student Choice of Computation Methods
Paul Swan & Jack Bana
Mathematical misconceptions -- we have an effective method for reducing their incidence but will the improvement persist?
Philip Swedosh and John Clark
Dynamic scaffolding and reflective discourse: successful teaching styles observed within a project to teach mathematical thinking skills
Howard Tanner and Sonia Jones
A computer environment to encourage versatile understanding of algebraic equations
Mike Thomas and Diane Hall
Teacher Beliefs About the Learning and Teaching of Mathematics: Some Comparisons
Danielle Tracey, Bob Perry, & Peter Howard
Exploring the Impact of CAS in Early Algebra
David Tynan & Gary Asp
Computers are taking mathematics into the next century: Gender differences in the attitudes of secondary mathematics students to the use of computers
Colleen Vale
The Mathematics, Technology and Science Interface: Implementation in the Middle School
Grady VenviIle, John Malone, John Wallace and Leonie Rennie
Progressing through the van Hiele levels with Cabri-geometre
.JiIl Vincent
What is 'meaning' in gender research?
Margaret Walshaw
Students' understanding of the concept of a variable
Elizabeth Warren
Numeracy Benchmarks for Years 3 and 5: What about Chance and Data?
.Jane M. Watson
"This is a funny game - you can't say who's going to win!": . Three case studies of children's probabilistic thinking
Jenni Way
Beliefs about the Use of Calculators in an Upper Primary Mathematics Classroom: A Partial Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour
Allan White
Metacognition within mathematics: A new and practical multi-method approach
Jeni Wilson
An Overview of a Research-based Framework for Assessing and Teaching Early Number
Bob Wright
Language, mathematics and social disadvantage: a Bourdieuian analysis of cultural capital in mathematics education
Robyn Zevenbergen
Mathematical saturation within workplace contexts
Robyn Zevenbergen
Short communications 1998
Short Communication (abstract only)
Poster (abstract only)
Round Table (abstract only)