Diagnostic Competence of Mathematics Teachers

Unpacking a Complex Construct in Teacher Education and Teacher Practice

  • Timo Leuders
  • Kathleen Philipp
  • Juliane Leuders

Part of the Mathematics Teacher Education book series (MTEN, volume 11)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. The Nature of Diagnostic Competence: Conceptualizing and Measuring Facets of Diagnostic Competence

  3. Developing Diagnostic Competence and Applying Diagnostic Competence in the Classroom: Models for Teacher Training

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 263-265

About this book


This book examines the various areas of mathematics education and neighboring disciplines that have recently contributed to a better understanding of the still vague construct of diagnostic competence. The work addresses the nature, development and effect of diagnostic competence in mathematics instruction, with a focus on the professional development of teachers.


Assessment in Education Diagnostic Competence Mathematics Education Research Measuring Diagnostic Competence Models for Teacher Training Psychology in Mathematics Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Timo Leuders
    • 1
  • Kathleen Philipp
    • 2
  • Juliane Leuders
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Education FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.School of EducationUniversity of Applied Sciences and Arts of Northwestern SwitzerlandBaselSwitzerland
  3. 3.University of Education FreiburgFreiburgGermany

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