PhD Thesis in mathematics - arXiv.
Worldwide, there is considerable attention to providing a supportive mathematics learning environment for young children because attitude formation and achievement in these early years of schooling have a lifelong impact. Key influences on young children during these early years are their teachers.
Influences of teachers’ mindset, achievement-related beliefs, and ability-based practices on pupils’ achievement-related beliefs, mindset and attainment in mathematics. Ros McLellan Rachel Lai.
Math Thesis Archive This is a list of all dissertations that have been submitted in partial satisfaction for the degree of Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Mathematics at UCSD. Dissertations are sorted by thesis topic, author's last name, and year of graduation. Only those dissertations that have been submitted to this archive are sorted by year.
The purpose of this thesis is to investigate how teachers use the Ten Dimensions of Mathematics Education (McDougall, 2004) to set goals for personal growth and improve their teaching. It is hoped that interpreting teachers’ attitudes and practices towards the teaching of mathematics will reveal their strength and weaknesses in.
Mathematics and to pin out some of the major problems in the teaching-learning process of Mathematics and propose possible solutions in order to overcome these problems. A mixed design approach was used to collect data from concerned stake holders involved in the teaching and learning of Mathematics. It was found that the problems are.
This thesis describes the analysis of the implementation of a professional development programme for secondary mathematics teachers in England. The research used a mixed methods multiple case study design with three secondary schools. The aim of the study was to understand mathematics teachers' professional learning in the context of this professional development programme.
The core of education, that is mathematics and mathematics education, may therefore be obscured by discourses of “truths”. The study shows a need for further research on how to strengthen students’ possibilities to influence their education, and to ask questions like.