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Title International comparisons in mathematics education / edited by Gabriele Kaiser, Eduardo Luna, and Ian Huntley
Published London ; Philadelphia : Falmer Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 269 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in mathematics education series ; 11
Studies in mathematics education series ; 11
Contents International comparisons in mathematics education under the perspective of comparative education / Gabriele Kaiser -- The Second International Mathematics Study / Kenneth J. Travers and Avrum I. Weinzweig -- An overview of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study / Albert E. Beaton and David F. Robitaille -- Explaining TIMSS mathematics achievement : a preliminary survey / Curtis C. McKnight and Gilbert A. Valverde -- An examination of instructional practices in six countries / Leland S. Cogan and William H. Schmidt -- Studying mathematics classrooms in Germany, Japan and the United States : lessons from TIMSS videotape study / Takako Kawanaka, James W. Stigler and James Hiebert -- The case study project of TIMSS / Harold W. Stevenson -- Some findings of the US-Japan cross-cultural research on students' problem solving behaviours / Jerry P. Becker, Toshio Sawada and Yoshinori Shimizu -- Comparative studies on teaching mathematics in England and Germany / Gabriele Kaiser -- Applications of arithmetic in US and Chinese textbooks : a comparative study / Lianghuo Fan -- The value of comparative studies / Geoffrey Howson -- School mathematics : the impact of international comparisons on national policy / Thomas A. Romberg -- International benchmarking as a way to improve school mathematics achievement in the era of globalization / Bienvenido F. Nebres -- Gender differences in mathematics achievement -- here today and gone tomorrow? / Gilah C. Leder, Christine Brew and Glenn Rowley -- Measurement obstacles to international comparisons and the need for regional design and analysis in mathematics surveys / Richard G. Wolfe -- The rationality and irrationality of international comparative studies / Christine Keitel and Jeremy Kilpatrick
Summary This text explores international comparisons in mathematics education and highlights strengths and weaknesses in various systems world-wide, allowing teachers, researchers and academics to compare and contrast different approaches
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Comparative education.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Huntley, Ian.
Kaiser, Gabriele.
Luna, Eduardo.
LC no. 00500606
ISBN 0203012089 (ebk.)
0750709022 (paperback)
0750709030 (hbk.)
9780203012086 (ebk.)
9780750709026 (paperback)
9780750709033 (hbk.)