Education for Mathematics in the Workplace

Education for Mathematics in the Workplace

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This timely volume raises issues concerning the nature of school mathematics and mathematics at work, and the challenges of teaching valuable mathematics in school and providing appropriate training for a variety of careers. It offers lively commentaries on important `hot' topics: transferring knowledge and skill across contexts; a€˜authentic mathematicsa€™; comparability of different types of assessment; and analyses of research methods.Beyond Eighth Grade: Report of a Workshop on Mathematical and Occupational Skill Standards: available at ... Beyond Eighth Grade: Functional Mathematics for Life and Work. Berkeley, CA: National ... Statistical Abstract of Undergraduate Programs in the Mathematical Sciences in the United States: Fall 1995 CBMS Survey. ... National Education Longitudinal Study: Second Followup and High School Transcript Files. ... National Standards in American Education: A Citizena#39;s Guide.

Title:Education for Mathematics in the Workplace
Author:Annie Bessot, J. Ridgway
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-04-11


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