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Recent developments on introducing a historical dimension in mathematics education

Author: Victor J Katz; Constantinos Tzanakis
Publisher: [Washington D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, ©2011.
Series: MAA notes, no. 78.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor J Katz; Constantinos Tzanakis
ISBN: 9780883851883 0883851881
OCLC Number: 792898354
Description: xv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Teaching with primary historical sources: should it go mainstream?: can it? / David Pengelley --
Dialogism in mathematical writing: historical, philosophical and pedagogical issues / Evelyne Barbin --
The process of mathematical agreement: examples from mathematics history and an experimental sequence of activities / Gustavo Martinez-Sierra and Rocío Antonio-Antonio --
Researching the history of algebraic ideas from an educational point of view / Luis Puig --
Equations and imaginary numbers: a contribution from Renaissance algebra / Giorgio T. Bagni --
The multiplicity of viewpoints in elementary function theory: historical and didactical perspectives / Renaud Chorlay --
From history to research in mathematics education: socio-epistemological elements for trigonometric functions / Gabriela Buendia Abalos and Gisela Montiel Espinosa --
Harmonies in nature: a dialogue between mathematics and physics / Man-Keung Siu --
Exposure to mathematics in the making: interweaving math news snapshots in the teaching of high-school mathematics / Batya Amit, Nitsa Movshovitz-Hadar, and Avi Berman --
History, figures, and narratives in mathematics teaching / Adriano Demattè and Fulvia Furinghetti --
Pedagogy, history, and mathematics: measure as a theme / Luis Casas and Ricardo Luengo --
Students' beliefs about the evolution and development of mathematics / Uffe Thomas Jankvist --
Changes in student understanding of function resulting from studying its history / Beverly M. Reed --
Integrating the history of mathematics into activities introducing undergraduates to concepts of calculus / Theodorus Paschos and Vassiliki Farmaki --
History in a competence based mathematics education: a means for the learning of differential equations / Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen --
History of statistics and students' difficulties in comprehending variance / Michael Kourkoulos and Constantinos Tzanakis --
Designing student projects for teaching and learning discrete mathematics and computer science via primary historical sources / Janet Heine Barnett [and others] --
History of mathematics for primary school teacher education or: can you do something even if you can't do much? / Bjørn Smestad --
Reflections and revision: evolving conceptions of a Using history course / Kathleen Clark --
Mapping our heritage to the curriculum: historical and pedagogical strategies for the professional development of teachers / Leo Rogers --
Teachers' conceptions of history of mathematics / Bjørn Smestad --
The evolution of a community of mathematical researchers in North America: 1636-1950 / Karen Hunger Parshall --
The transmission and acquisition of mathematics in Latin America, from independence to the first half of the twentieth century / Ubiratan D'Ambrosio --
In search of vanishing subjects: the astronomical origins of trigonometry / Glen Van Brummelen.
Series Title: MAA notes, no. 78.
Responsibility: edited by Victor Katz and Constantinos Tzanakis.
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