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Mathematics Teachers’ Knowledge Base: Preliminary Results, Guershon Harel, Kien Lim Jun 2004

Mathematics Teachers’ Knowledge Base: Preliminary Results, Guershon Harel, Kien Lim

Kien H Lim

Student learning depends on the teacher’s actions, which are, in turn, dependent on the teacher’s knowledge base—defined here by three components: knowledge of mathematics content, knowledge of student epistemology, and knowledge of pedagogy. The purpose of this study is to construct models for teachers’ knowledge base and for their development in an on-site professional development project.


From Research To Practice : Using The Timss Video Study Findings To Enhance Australian Mathematics Teaching, Hilary Hollingsworth Dec 2003

From Research To Practice : Using The Timss Video Study Findings To Enhance Australian Mathematics Teaching, Hilary Hollingsworth

Dr Hilary Hollingsworth

The findings of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 1999 Video Study have been reported at both international and national levels, however its impact on Australian mathematics teaching has yet to be realised. How can the results of the video study inform teachers' efforts toward excellence in mathematics teaching in Australia? This paper highlights some of the findings and recommendations in the national report, 'Teaching Mathematics in Australia: Results from the TIMSS 1999 Video Study', and anticipates ways that the products of the study might be used for improving teaching and teacher development. The broad purpose of the ...


Alan Moore And The Graphic Novel: Confronting The Fourth Dimension, Mark Bernard, James Carter Dec 2003

Alan Moore And The Graphic Novel: Confronting The Fourth Dimension, Mark Bernard, James Carter

James B Carter

Comics, especially the works of Alan Moore, are examined as meeting the goals of modernist artists and writers due to their combination of image and text, succeedeing where neither form of expression could independently of one another.