Contemporary Research in Adult and Lifelong Learning of Mathematics : International Perspectives
Safford-Ramus, Katherine (EDT)
Maaß, Juergen (EDT)
Süess-Stepancik, Evelyn (EDT)
This book is a selection of 15 papers developed by participants in ICME 13 held in Hamburg , presenting insights from the latest research on the andragogy of adult and lifelong learning of mathematics. It also investigates open questions, such as numeracy and mathematics skills, social and psychological influences on learning environments, as well as economic and political demands.
This book is a selection of 15 papers developed by participants in ICME 13 held in Hamburg , presenting insights from the latest research on the andragogy of adult and lifelong learning of mathematics.
Table of Contents
Introduction Part I Adult Numeracy Chapter 1: Defining adult & numeracy an academic and political investigation / David Kaye Chapter 2: Mathematics education and adult learners in Ireland / John O'Donoghue Chapter 3: Thinking about relations between adults learning mathematics and reality / Juergen Maasz Chapter 4: Scoping the development of a measure of adults' numeracy (and literacy) practices / Diana Coben and Anne Alkema Part II Chapter 5: Adults' conception of multiplicationInvestigating changes along studies / Andrea Maffia, Maria Alessandra Mariotti Chapter 6: Toward mathematics education for adults in Korea / Eun Young Cho and Rae Young Kim Chapter 7: Mathematical explorations in the adult classroom / R. Ramanujam Chapter 8: Parents' training in mathematics: a societal awareness study / Zekiye Morkoyunlu, Alper Cihan Konyalioglu, and Solmaz Damla Gedik Part III Chapter 9: Mathematics in youth and adult education: a practice under construction / Neomar Lacerda da Silva and Maria Elizabete Souza Couto Chapter 10: "I've never cooked with my maths teacher": Moving beyond perceived dualities in mathematical belief research by focusing on adult education / Sonja Beeli-Zimmermann Chapter 11: Maths eyes - a concept with potential to support adult lifelong mathematics eucation / Terry Maguire and Aoife M. Smith Chapter 12: Danish approaches for adults learning mathematics as means for labour market and/or for bildung? / Lena Lindenskov Part IV Chapter 13: A tale of two journeys / Barbara Miller-Reilly and Charles O'Brien Chapter 14: Lifelong Mathematics Learning for Adult Learners and Open Educational Resources / Pradeep Kumar Misra Chapter 15: Learning from Research, Advancing the Field / Professor Dr. Katherine Safford-Ramus Conclusions and Looking Ahead / Juergen Maasz