Conference Proceedings 2002

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Keynote Address
A Samoan Perspective on Pacific Mathematics Education
Karoline Afamasaga-Fuata'i
Making a Difference: The Early Numeracy Project
Gill Thomas, AndrewTagg & Jenny Ward
Seeking Interventions to Improve Adult Numeracy Instruction in the United States: Hybrids Only Need Apply
Mary J ane Schmitt
The Process of Introducing New Tasks Using Dynamic Geometry Into the Teaching of Mathematics
Colette Laborde
What Does it Mean to Teach Mathematics Differently?
Terry Wood
Practical Implication Award
Supporting Beginning Primary Mathematics Teachers through a 'Fellow Worker' Professional Development Model
Len Sparrow & Sandra Frid
Research Paper
The Mathematics Enhancement Project: The Pilot Phase
Wilfredo Alangui, Jerry Lane, Jessie Autagavaia, Bill Barton, Judy Paterson, Albert Poleki, Barbara Kensington-Miller, Arnold Van Den Reuvel
Swaps and Switches: Students' Understandings of Commutativity
Glenda Anthony & Margaret Walshaw
Some Problematics in International Collaboration in Mathematics Education
Bill Atweh & Phil Clarkson
Effectiveness and Efficiency of Calculator Use for Computation in Years 8-10
Jack Bana & Rachel Shipley
Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Beliefs About Teaching and Learning: Some Significant Factors
A. N. Barkatsas & J. A. Malone
Rethinking Curriculum: A Developer's Perspective
Andy Begg
Development of Understanding of Place Value
Jeanette Bennan
Teacher Beliefs: Probing the Complexities
Kim Beswick
Curriculum and the Reality of Primary Teachers
Fred Biddulph, Ngarewa Hawera, Merilyn Taylor & Judy Bailey
Mental Computation Competence Across Years 3 to 10
Rosemary Callingham & Alistair McIntosh
Exploring Mental Computation in the Middle Years
Annaliese Caney
Secondary Teachers' Attitudes toward Probability and their Teaching Strategies
Lynn Carlson & Helen Doerr
Evaluating Pre-service Teachers' Understanding of Middle School Mathematics
Helen Chick
A Problem-Based Schema Analysis in Algebra
Mohan Chinnappan
Year 3 Children's Understanding of Fractions: Are we Making Progress?
Mohan Chinnappan & Michael Lawson
Drill, Examinations and the Learning of Mathematics
Ken Clements
Teacher Perspectives on Derivative
Alan Gil delos Santos & Michael Thomas
Summing up the Education of Mathematically Gifted Students
Carmel Diezmann & James Watters
Summative and Formative Assessment: Creating a Tool for Improving Learning
Brian Doig & John Lindsey
Maths Anxiety Self-assessment as a Quality Assurance Measure
Shelley Dole & Kim Beswick
Using CSCL Methods in Secondary Mathematics
Sabita M. D'Souza & Leigh N. Wood
Assessing the Potential Suitability of "Show That" Questions in CAS-Pennitted Examinations
Peter Flynn & Gary Asp
Computers For Learning Mathematics: Equity Considerations
Helen J. Forgasz
An Investigation of Disjuncture between Graphing in School Mathematics and School Physics
Patricia A. Forster
The Sherpa-Student Role with a Graphics Calculator: Empowering or Disempowering?
Pat Forster, Peter Taylor & Craig Davis
Convergence or Divergence? Students, Maple, and Mathematics Learning
Peter Galbraith & Mike Pemberton
Matching the Hatch - Students' Choices and Preferences in Relation to Handheld Technologies and Learning Mathematics
Vince Geiger, Merrilyn Goos, Peter Galbraith & Peter Renshaw
Intervention in Mathematics: Is Assistance More Effective in Grade 1 or Grade 2?
Ann Gervasoni
Beginning Teachers and Technology: Developing Identities as Teachers
Merrilyn Goos
Affective Development in Mathematics: A Case Study of Two Preservice Primary School Teachers
Peter Grootenboer
One Student's Understanding of the Concept of Function
Channarong Heingraj & Mal Shield
Inaccurate Mental Addition and Subtraction: Causes and Compensation
Ann M. Heirdsfield
Single or Combination Grades in Mathematics in the Early Years
Marj Horne
A Model for Teaching Numeracy Strategies
Peter Hughes
The Role of Structure in Children's Development of Multiplicative Reasoning
Joanne Mulligan
Visualising and the Move from Informal to Formal Linear Measurement
Kathryn C. Irwin & Fiona Ell
Variation in a Chance Sampling Setting: The Lollies Task
Ben A. Kelly & Jane M. Watson
Textbooks: An Investigation of their Visual Attractiveness
Gillian Kidman
Pedagogical Content Knowledge Development of Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers
Jamie King & Joanna Masingila
Teacher Development for Inquiry Based Instructional Practice in Mathematics: A Poststructuralist Postscript
Mary Klein
A Poststructuralist Perspective on the Productive Power of Process in Mathematics. Education: Practical Implications for Pedagogy and Research
Mary Klein
Patterns of Misperceptions in Linear Transformations: Four Illustrations
Martin Lamb & Sam Leong & John Malone
Differential Pathways of Leaming: How Four Low-Achieving Undergraduate Students used a Graphics Calculator
Martin Lindsay
Characterising Secondary School Mathematics Lessons Using Teachers' Pedagogical Concept Maps
Sanka Liyanage & Michael Thomas
Interpreting and Constructing Models in Computer Environments: Lego Blocks and Spatial Reasoning
Tom Lowrie
Making Connections Between Simulated and "Real" Worlds: Young Children Interpreting Computer Representations
Tom Lowrie
Use of Graphics Calculators in School Tests and Examinations
John Malone, Pat Forster, David Haimes, Ute Mueller
Measurement and its Relationship to Mathematics: Complexity within Young Children's Beliefs
Andrea McDonough
Common Errors in Mental Computation of Students in Grades 3 - 10
Alistair McIntosh
Horse Power or Empowerment? Mathematics Curriculum for Maori - Trojan Horse Revisited
Colleen McMurchy-Pilkington (Ngati Pikiao) & Tony Trinick
Aspects of Written Performance in Mathematics Learning
Tamsin Meaney
A Comparison of Novice and Expert Views of the Features of Quality Mathematics Teaching
ludith Mousley & Georgina Herbert
Fostering Authentic, Sustained and Progressive Mathematical Knowledge-Building Activity in CSCL Communities
Rod Nason, Earl Woodruff & Richard Lesh
Rethinking Curriculum: An Ethical Perspective
Jim Neyland
Year Seven Students' Representation of Numerical Data: The Influence of Sample Size
Steven Nisbet
The Role of Models and Representations in the Development of Multiplicative Thinking
Helen Norbury
The Transition From Concrete to Abstract Decimal Fractions: Taking Stock at the Beginning of 6th Grade in German Schools
Friedhelm Padberg
A Systemic Program for Students Who Are Experiencing Difficulty with Mathematics as They Transition from Elementary to High School in Australia
Bob Perry & Peter Howard
Beliefs of Primary Teachers about Mathematics and its Teaching and Learning: Views from Singapore, Philippines, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia
Bob Perry, Catherine Vistro-Yu, Peter Howard, Ngai-Ying Wong Fong Ho Keong
Real-world Problem Solving in Small Groups: Interaction Patterns of Third and Fourth Graders
Andrea Peter-Koop
Statistical Thinking and Transnumeration
Maxine Pfannkuch, Amanda Rubick, Caroline Yoon
Monitoring Effective Use of Computer Algebra Systems
Robyn Pierce & Kaye Stacey
Student Difficulties in Abstracting Angle Concepts From Physical Activities with Concrete Materials
Anne Prescott, Michael Mitchelmore & Paul White
Children's Difficulties With Base-Ten Numbers: "Face-Value" and "Independent-Place" Constructs
Peter Price
The Role of Professional Development in Using Calculators in a Sample of Queensland Primary Schools
Ian Putt & Mal McLean
Investigating Textbook Presentations of Ratio and Proportion
Mal Shield & Shelley Dole
Reflections on the Middle Years Numeracy Research Project - Is It a Case of Too Much Too Soon, For Too Many?
Di Siemon & Jo Virgona
Positioning the Personal in Mathematics Teacher Education Through Pedagogical Conversations
Tracey Smith
Further Evidence of Conceptual Difficulties with Decimal Notation
Vicki Steinle & Kaye Stacey
Exploring Teachers' Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics
Peter Sullivan, Jo Virgona, Di Siemon, Maria Lasso
Contexts in Mathematics Teaching: Snakes or Ladders?
Peter Sullivan, Robyn Zevenbergen & Judith Mousley
Professional Development of Teachers of Mathematics Through Extended Collegial Dialogue: The ACT Mathematics Quality Teacher Program
Steve Thornton & Kerrie Blain
Preservice Work Within Schools: Teaching Knowledge in Production
Margaret Walshaw
Arithmetic and Quasi-variables: A Year 2 Lesson to Introduce Algebra in the Early Years
Elizabeth Warren & Tom Cooper
Variation as Part of Chance and Data in Grades 7 and 9
Jane M. Watson & Ben A. Kelly
Research into Teacher Beliefs: Can the Past Stop Endless Repetition?
Allan Leslie White
Identifying Tasks that Promote Creative Thinking in Mathematics: A Tool
Gaye Williams
Spatial Reconstructions from Primary Children's Drawings
Bernd Wollring
Boys' Motivational Goals in Mathematics During the Transition from Single Sex Education to Co-Education
Shirley M. Yates
Validation of the New Zealand Number Framework
Jenny Young-Loveridge & Vince Wright
Short Communication (abstract only)
Short communications
Poster (abstract only)
Round Table (abstract only)