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Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education

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  • Provides comprehensive access to theories and to research in the mathematics education field

  • Over 500 contributions from leading researchers from around the globe

  • Provides a comprehensive reference text, covering the range of methodologies, perspectives, foci and cultures of this field of inquiry

  • Ongoing updates of research and new developments in the online version of the encyclopedia

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (163 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-22
  2. A

    1. Abstraction in Mathematics Education

      • Tommy Dreyfus
      Pages 5-8
    2. Activity Theory in Mathematics Education

      • Wolff-Michael Roth
      Pages 11-15
    3. Adults Learning Mathematics

      • Diana Coben, John O’Donoghue
      Pages 15-23
    4. Affect in Mathematics Education

      • Markku S. Hannula
      Pages 23-27
    5. Algebra Teaching and Learning

      • Carolyn Kieran
      Pages 27-32
    6. Algorithmics

      • Jean-Baptiste Lagrange
      Pages 32-36
    7. Algorithms

      • Mike O. J. Thomas
      Pages 36-38
    8. Argumentation in Mathematics

      • Kristin Umland, Bharath Sriraman
      Pages 44-46
    9. Argumentation in Mathematics Education

      • Bharath Sriraman, Kristin Umland
      Pages 46-48
    10. Assessment of Mathematics Teacher Knowledge

      • Vilma Mesa, Linda Leckrone
      Pages 48-51
    11. Authority and Mathematics Education

      • Michael N. Fried
      Pages 51-54
    12. Autism, Special Needs, and Mathematics Learning

      • Richard Cowan, Liz Pellicano
      Pages 54-56
  3. B

    1. Blind Students, Special Needs, and Mathematics Learning

      • Lulu Healy, Solange Hassan Ahmad Ali Fernandes
      Pages 61-63
  4. C

    1. Calculus Teaching and Learning

      • Ivy Kidron
      Pages 69-75

About this book

The Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education is a comprehensive reference text, covering every topic in the field with entries ranging from short descriptions to much longer pieces where the topic warrants more elaboration. The entries provide access to theories and to research in the area and refer to the leading publications for further reading. Links will also be made to particular texts in Springer journals and e-books through SpringerReference.com. The Encyclopedia is aimed at graduate students, researchers, curriculum developers, policy makers, and others with interests in the field of mathematics education. It is planned to be 700 pages in length in its hard copy form but the text will subsequently be up-dated and developed on-line in a way that retains the integrity of the ideas, the responsibility for which will be in the hands of the Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board.

Wish to become an author?

Springer's Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education's first edition  was published in 2014. The Encyclopedia is a "living" project and will continue to accept articles online as part of an eventual second edition. Articles will be peer-reviewed in a timely manner and, if found acceptable, will be immediately published online. Suggested articles are, of course, welcome. Feel encouraged to think about additional topics that we overlooked the first time around, and to suggest colleagues (including yourself!) who will want to write them.

Interested new authors should contact the editor in chief, Stephen Lerman, at lermans@lsbu.ac.uk, for more specific instructions and/or visit https://meteor.springer.com/mathed.

Editorial Board:

Michele Artigue

Ruhama Even

Melony Graven

Eva Jablonka

Robyn Jorgensen

Yoshinori Shimizu

Bharath Sriraman

Keywords

  • mathematics education
  • mathematics education curriculum
  • mathematics education encyclopedia
  • mathematics reference work

Reviews

“This encyclopedia supports researchers and teachers in accessing central fields of research and classroom practice. The entries cover a wide range of topics in mathematics education and comprise high quality information.” (David Kollosche, zbMATH 1311.97001, 2015)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Education, Centre for Mathematics Education, London South Bank University, London, UK

    Stephen Lerman

About the editor

Stephen Lerman is Professor of Mathematics Education and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in Education at London South Bank University, England. His research interests include sociocultural theory, sociological perspectives of mathematics education, and classroom studies. He was lead researcher on an ESRC funded project to examine research publications over a 12 year period, part of which was to identify theories of learning adopted by researchers. He is coresearcher on an EU project called ABCMaths and on a project funded by the Australian Research Council working with remote indigenous schools in the north of Western Australia.

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USD 549.99
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  • ISBN: 978-94-007-4978-8
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  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book
USD 699.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)