Search for dissertations about: "mathematics teachers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words mathematics teachers.

  1. 1. The function concept and university mathematics teaching

    Author : Olov Viirman; Iiris Attorps; Barbara Jaworski; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; mathematics; university education; commognitive framework; function concept; discourse; teaching; Matematik; Mathematics;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the teaching of mathematics at university level, with a particular focus on the teaching of the function concept. The main aim of the thesis is describing and analysing the teaching practices of university mathematics teachers regarding the function concept, and how this concept is constituted through these practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mathematics teachers' conceptions about equations

    Author : Iiris Attorps; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; algebra; conception; equation; learning; mathematics teacher; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to describe and to clarify the mathematics teachers’ subject matter and pedagogical content conceptions about equations. As the basis of these conceptions, the teachers’ experiences of the concept learning of equations from their own school time are described. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kollegialt lärande i matematik : Ett verksamhetsteoretiskt perspektiv

    Author : Frida Harvey; Per Nilsson; Anna Teledahl; Inger Eriksson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Activity system; Contradictions; Cultural Historical Activity Theory; PLCs in mathematics; mathematics education; Kollegialt lärande; kollegialt lärande i matematik; matematikdidaktik; motsättningar; verksamhetssystem; verksamhetsteori;

    Abstract : In the last decade, Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are increasingly used as models for teachers’ joint efforts in developing their teaching. The overall aim of this licentiate thesis is to expand the knowledge of PLCs in mathematics, by deepening the understanding of aspects that influence the establishment, organization, and implementation of PLCs in mathematics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contributing to develop contributions : - a metaphor for teaching in the reform mathematics classroom

    Author : Andreas Eckert; Per Nilsson; Barbara Jaworski; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teaching mathematics; teaching as learning; professional development; learning to develop learning; contributing to develop contributions; Mathematical Education; Matematikdidaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at contributing to the theoretical research discourse on teaching mathematics. More precise, to explore a teacher’s role and actions while negotiating meaning of mathematical objects in discursive transformative practices in mathematics. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Aspects of Mathematical Reasoning : Affect and Gender

    Author : Lovisa Sumpter; Johan Lithner; Markku Hannula; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; affect; beliefs; gender; mathematical reasoning; problem solving; upper secondary school; Other mathematics; Övrig matematik; matematikdidaktik; didactics of mathematics;

    Abstract : This thesis explores two aspects of mathematical reasoning: affect and gender. I started by looking at the reasoning of upper secondary students when solving tasks. READ MORE