Mathematics Educators' Views about Globalization and Internationalization of Their Discipline: Preliminary Findings
Atweh, Bill & Clarkson, Philip (2001) Mathematics Educators' Views about Globalization and Internationalization of Their Discipline: Preliminary Findings. In Valero, P. & Skovsmose, O (Eds.) Mathematics Education and Society, April 2001, Helsingor: Denmark.
This paper summarizes initial data from a study that investigates issues in internationalization and globalization of mathematics education in two regions: Australasia and Latin America. The first stage of study employed the methodology of focus groups with mathematics educators from Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Colombia. The paper presents an initial theoretical model to investigate internationalization and globalization in the field, presents the methodology employed and discusses the alternative conceptualizations exhibited by the participants, some of the reasons they identified for them and some of the problems they identified.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||internationalisation, globalisation, mathematics education|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociology of Education (160809)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2001 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||06 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 23:38|
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