Mathematics Teaching Practice

Mathematics Teaching Practice

Guide for University and College Lecturers

1st Edition - March 1, 2002

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  • Author: J H Mason
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857099648

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Mathematics; Clarifying the distinction between mathematical research and mathematics education, this book offers hundreds of suggestions for making small and medium sized changes for lectures, tutorials, task design, or problem solving. Here is guidance and inspiration for effective mathematics teaching in a modern technological environment, directed to teachers who are unhappy with results or experience, or those now in teacher training or new to the profession. Commencing with a range of student behaviours and attitudes that have struck and amazed tutors and lecturers, Professor Mason offers a wealth of partial diagnoses, followed by specific advice and suggestions for remedial actions.

Key Features

  • Offers suggestions for making small and medium-sized changes for lectures, tutorials, task design, or problem solving
  • Provides guidance and inspiration for effective mathematics teaching in a modern technological environment
  • Offers a wealth of partial diagnoses, followed by specific advice and suggestions for remedial actions

Readership

Math teachers

Table of Contents

  • Student difficulties with mathematics; Lecturing; Tutoring; Constructing tasks; Marking and commenting; Making use of history; Issues and concerns in teaching mathematics; Appendix A Exploratory tasks; Appendix B Convergence case study; Bibliography; Index of tactics, issues, frameworks and tensions.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 230
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2002
  • Published: March 1, 2002
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857099648

About the Author

J H Mason

John H. Mason, The Open University, UK

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The Open University, UK

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