Transdisciplinarity in Mathematics Education

Blurring Disciplinary Boundaries

  • Limin Jao
  • Nenad Radakovic

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Interdisciplinary Approaches in Mathematics Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Song A. An, Daniel A. Tillman, Lawrence M. Lesser
      Pages 25-45
  3. Complexity, Difference and/in Mathematics Education

  4. Mathematics for the Common Good

  5. Indigenous and Transformational Mathematical Knowledge

  6. Re-formulating, Re-presenting, and Re-defining Mathematical Knowledge and the Curricula

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Susan Gerofsky
      Pages 239-254
    3. Limin Jao, Melissa Proietti, Marta Kobiela
      Pages 255-275
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 277-279

About this book


The book explores various facets of transdisciplinarity in mathematics education and its importance for research and practice. The book comprehensively outlines the ways that mathematics interacts with different disciplines, world views, and contexts; these topics include: mathematics and the humanities, the complex nature of mathematics education, mathematics education and social contexts, and more. It is an invaluable resource for mathematics education students, researchers, and practitioners seeking to incorporate transdisciplinarity into their own practice.


Mathematics Education Interdisciplinary education STEAM education Interdisciplinary approaches to mathematics education Interdisciplinary mathematics Interdisciplinarity Transformational mathematical knowledge Mathematics education and social contexts Multimodality of mathematics

Editors and affiliations

  • Limin Jao
    • 1
  • Nenad Radakovic
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Integrated Studies in EducationMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of Teacher EducationCollege of CharlestonCharlestonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-63623-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-63624-5
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