Conference Proceedings 2001


Numeracy and Beyond Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Incorporated held at the University of Sydney, 30 June-4 July, 2001
Janette Bobis & Bob Perry & Michael Mitchelmore (Editors)
Janette Bobis for the Editorial Committee
Dispelling the Myths: Influencing the Beliefs of Preservice Primary Teachers
Kim Beswick & Shelley Dole
List of Reviewers
Referees for MERGA24 Published Papers
Keynote Address
Connecting Mathematics Education Research to Practice
Judith Sowder
Understanding, Assessing, and Developing Young Children's Mathematical Thinking: Research as a Powerful Tool for Professional Growth
Doug Clarke
Practical Implication Award
Research Paper
The Mathematics Enhancement Project: Combining Research and Development
Wilfredo Alangui, Jessie Autagavaia, Bill Barton, and Albert Poleki
Multiple Learning Contexts: A Vehicle for Changing Preservice Primary Teachers' Mathematical Beliefs, Knowledge, and Practices
Sharne Aldridge & Janette Bobis
CGI Down Under
Glenda Anthony & Brenda Bicknell & Jan Savell
Year 9 Mathematics Schemes in New Zealand
Robin Averill & Megan Clark
Assessing Algebraic Expectation
Lynda Ball & Kaye Stacey & Robyn Pierce
The Gender Stereotyping of Mathematics: Cultural Dimensions
Anastasios N. Barkatsas & Helen Forgasz & Gilah leder
Collaborative Learning and Student Change: A Case Study
Mary Barnes
The Revised VCE Mathematics 2000: The "Ripple Effect" for Junior Secondary Mathematics
Christine Brew & Steve Tobias & David Leigh-Lancaster
Using Mathematics to Communicate Understanding in a Primary Classroom
Raymond Brown
Assessing the Statistics Knowledge of Preservice Teachers
Tim Burgess
Beyond the Basics: Improving Indigenous Students' Numeracy
Rosemary Callingham & Patrick Griffin
A Developmental Scale of Mental Computation
Rosemary Callingham & Alistair McIntosh
Students' Attributions of Success and Failure in Mathematics: Findings in China and Australia
Zhongjun Cao & Alan Bishop
Pre-Service Primary Teachers' Judgements About the Probability of Everyday Events
Helen Chick & Darien Hunt
Prospective Teachers' Perspectives on Function Representations
Mohan Chinnappan & Mike Thomas
Phantom Classmates: A Case Study of Talented Mathematics Students Learning via Telematics
Leanne Clarke & Jack Bana
Implementing Mathematical Investigations With Young Children
Carmel Diezmann & James Watters & Lyn English
Primary Mathematics Practice: The Victorian Position
Brian Doig & Susie Groves & Laurance Splitter
Developing Ten Facts With Prep Grade Students: A Teaching Experiment
Shelley Dole & Kim Beswick
Students' Statistical Reasoning in Constructing Newspaper Articles
Lyn English
Beyond Numeracy: Values in the Mathematics Classroom
Gail FitzSimons & Wee Tiong Seah & Alan Bishop & Philip Clarkson
Issues in Assessing the Impact of CAS on Mathematics Examinations
Peter Flynn & Barry McCrae
Gender, Attribution and Success in Tertiary Mathematics
Mary-Ruth Freislich & Alan Bowen-James
Integrating Technology in Mathematics Learning: What Some Students Say
Peter Galbraith & Merrilyn Goos & Peter Renshaw & Vince Geiger
Computers, Mathematics, and Undergraduates: What Is Going on?
Peter Galbraith & Mike Pemberton & Patricia Cretchley
Analysing Nursing Students' Drug Calculation Errors
Linda Galligan
Specialised Programs for Students Who Are Low Attaining in Mathematics: Do They Help?
Ann Gervasoni
Quadratic Equation Representations and Graphic Calculators: Procedural and Conceptual Interactions
Rosheen Gray & Mike Thomas
Teachers' Mathematical Beliefs and Practices in Teaching and Learning Thematically
Boris Handal & Janette Bobis & Lindsay Grimison
Integration and Compensation in Accurate Mental Computation
Ann Heirdsfield
Preparing Square Pegs to Fit into Round Holes: A Discussion of Preservice Teachers' Personal Beliefs About Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Sally Hobden
Feedback Practices and the Classroom Culture
Patricia Hosking & Mal Shield
Learning Mathematics: The Voices of Aboriginal Children
Peter Howard & Bob Perry
Recognising the Difference Between Additive and Multiplicative Thinking in Young Children
Lorraine Jacob & Sue Willis
Identifying Testable Teacher Beliefs Through Teacher-Led Professional Development
Stephen Keast
Testing for Additivity in Intuitive Thinking of Area
Gillian Kidman
A Poststructuralist Analysis of Mathematical Inquiry in a Year 6 Classroom: The Rhetoric, Realisation, and Practical Implications
Mary Klein
Correcting Mathematical and Attitudinal Deficiencies in Preservice Teacher Education: The Conservative Effect of Blaming the Victim
Mary Klein
Australian Year 7 Benchmarks in Numeracy: Student Performance on Matching TIMSS Items
John Lindsey & Barry McCrae
The Influence of Visual Representations on Mathematical Problem Solving and Numeracy Performance
Tom Lowrie
Misperceptions in Mathematics and Music: An Intra- and Inter- Disciplinary Investigation Employing Applied Metacognition via Computer-Aided Learning
John Malone & Sam Leong & Martin Lamb
Numeracy Intervention: Is It Working in Primary Schools?
Bronwyn McMahon
Representing Categorical and Numerical Data
Steven Nisbet
Factors Influencing Computer Use in Mathematics Teaching in Secondary Schools
Stephen Norton & Tom Cooper
An Evaluation of the Count Me Into Measurement Program: Teachers' Perspectives
Lynne Outhred
Changing the Teaching of Space Mathematics
Kay Owens & Cathy Reddacliff & Peter Gould & Diane McPhail
Counting On: A Systemic Program for Year 7 Students Who Have Experienced Difficulty with Mathematics
Bob Perry & Peter Howard
A Framework for Algebraic Insight
Robyn Pierce & Kaye Stacey
From Geometric Patterns to Symbolic Algebra is Too Hard For Many
Cyril Quinlan
Visions of Practice: Getting the Balance Right
Tracey Smith & Tom Lowrie
Dilemmas of Beginning Teachers of Primary Mathematics
Len Sparrow & Sandra Frid
Visible and Invisible Zeros: Sources of Confusion in Decimal Notation
Vicki Steinle & Kaye Stacey
Development of a New Research Tool: The Cognitive Demand Profile
Gloria Stillman
Understanding Mathematics Classrooms Through the Synthesis of Multiple Analyses of a Common Data Set
Harsh Suri & David Clarke
Peer Assessment in Teacher Education - Online
Merilyn Taylor & Fred Biddulph
MERGA or MEGA: The Future of Mathematics Education Research in Australasia
Jan Thomas
The "Strugglers" in Selected Computer-Based Mathematics Classrooms
Colleen Vale
Children Talk About Their Mathematics Lives
Fiona Walls
Attending to How Stories Are Told: Analysing Data in Mathematics Education Research
Margaret Walshaw
Learning to Teach: The Construction of Teacher Identity in the Context of Schools
Margaret Walshaw & Jan Savell
The Role of Cognitive Conflict in Developing Students' Understanding of Chance Measurement
Jane Watson & Jonathan Moritz
Teaching for Abstraction: Angle as a Case in Point
Paul White & Michael Mitchelmore
"'Cause Pepe and I Have the Same Level of Intelligence in Mathematics": Collaborative Concept Creation
Gaye Williams
The Arithmetical Strategies of Four 3rd Graders
Robert (Bob) Wright
Is Streaming an Equitable Practice? Students' Experiences of Streaming in the Middle Years of Schooling
Robyn Zevenbergen
Communicative Competence in School Mathematics: On Being Able to Do School Mathematics
Robyn Zevenbergen & Steve Lerman
Semantic Characteristics That Make Arithmetic Word Problems Difficult
Ban-Har Yeap & Berinderjeet Kaur
Short Communication (abstract only)
Poster (abstract only)
Round Table (abstract only)