Education for Mathematics in the Workplace

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ISBN: 978-0-7923-6663-8 (Print) 978-0-306-47226-8 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

  2. Mathematical Knowledge in School and at Work

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      Pages 3-4

      Preface

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      Pages 5-15

      The Transfer of Mathematics Learning From School to Work Not Straightforward But Not Impossible Either!

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      Pages 17-35

      Working Knowledge: Mathematics in Use

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      Pages 37-51

      Forms of Mathematical Knowledge Relating to Measurement in Vocational Training for the Building Industry

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      Pages 53-64

      The Integration of Mathematics into Vocational Courses

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      Pages 65-80

      Mathematical Means and Models from Vocational Contexts

  3. Bringing School and Workplace Together

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      Pages 83-86

      Preface

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      Pages 87-100

      Working Mathematics for Learners with Lower Abilities

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      Pages 101-113

      Classroom Teachers Doing Research in the Workplace

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      Pages 115-126

      Making Authentic Mathematics Work for All Students

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      Pages 127-136

      Mathematics Knowledge as a Vocational Qualification

  4. Educating Future Workers

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      Pages 139-141

      Preface

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      Pages 143-157

      Geometry at Work

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      Pages 159-165

      Teaching Mathematics to Shop-Assistant Apprentices Exploring Content and Didactical Situations

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      Pages 167-180

      Developing a New Mathematics Crriculum for Post-Compulsory Education

  5. Research Methods for Mathematics at Work

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      Pages 183-187

      Preface

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      Pages 189-197

      The Mathematical Needs of Engineering Apprentices

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      Pages 199-208

      Identification of some Mathematical needs Linked to the Use of Mathematics at work

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      Pages 209-224

      Ethnography and the Situatedness of Workplace Numeracy

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      Pages 225-238

      Visibility of Mathematical Objects Present in Professional Practice

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 247-267

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