3 edition of **History of mathematics and education** found in the catalog.

History of mathematics and education

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Published
**1996**
by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in Göttingen
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.,
- Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | edited by Hans Niels Jahnke, Norbert Knoche und [sic] Michael Otte ; with contributions by William Aspray ... [et al.]. |

Series | Studien zur Wissenschafts-, Sozial- und Bildungsgeschichte der Mathematik ;, Bd. 11 |

Contributions | Jahnke, H. N. 1948-, Knoche, Norbert., Otte, Michael, 1938-, Aspray, William. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA21 .H577 1996 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xi, 346 p.. : |

Number of Pages | 346 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL754946M |

ISBN 10 | 3525403186 |

LC Control Number | 97150295 |

The goal of the book is to expose the reader to a wide range of basic problems, some of which emphasize analytic ability, some requiring programming techniques and others focusing on statistical data analysis. In addition, it covers some areas which are outside the scope of mainstream financial mathematics textbooks. history of mathematics in their mathematics classes. These kinds of questions, therefore, which begin as practical questions, leads us to ask about the nature of mathematics education, its aims.

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Aimed primarily at undergraduate students studying the history of mathematics for science, engineering, and secondary education, the book focuses on three main ideas: the facts of who, what, when, and where major advances in mathematics took place; the type of mathematics involved at the time; and the integration of this information into a Cited by: 5.

In this monograph, the chapters cover topics such as the development of Calculus through the actuarial sciences and map making, logarithms, the people and practices behind real world mathematics, and fruitful ways in which the history of mathematics informs mathematics education.

The book is meant to serve as a source of enrichment for 4/5(2). mathematics history students will obtain an appreciation of the role mathematics has played for centuries in western culture and to recognize achievements in other cultures. We hope mathematics history History of mathematics and education book will help to counteract the fear and hatred of mathematics that many general education or liberal arts students express.

History in Mathematics Education The ICMI Study. Editors: Fauvel, John, van Maanen, J.A. (Eds.) Free Preview. History in Mathematics Education: An ICMI Study Volume 6 of History in mathematics education: the ICMI study Volume 6 of New ICMI Study Series, International Commission on Mathematical Instruction: Editors: John Fauvel, Jan A.

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As far as I know, Boyer's books (e.g. A History of Mathematics or The History of the Calculus and Its Conceptual Development) are classics.I read the first one some years ago and found it very interesting, easy to read and complete; its only flaw is that the history stops at the first half of This book includes 18 peer-reviewed papers from nine countries, originally presented in a shorter form at TSG 25 The Role of History of Mathematics in Mathematics Education, as part of ICME during.

It also features an introductory chapter, by its co-editors, on the structure and main points of the book with an outline of recent developments in exploring the role of history and epistemology. Alan Osborne, F. Joe Crosswhite, Forces and Issues Related to Curriculum and Instruction,In: A History of Mathematics Education in the United States and Canada, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Thirty-second year book,pp (shelved 1 time as history-of-mathematics) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving.

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This book includes 18 peer-reviewed papers from nine countries, originally presented in a shorter form at TSG 25 The Role of History of Mathematics in Mathematics Education, as part of ICME also features an introductory chapter, by its co-editors, on the structure and main points of the book with an outline of recent developments in exploring the role of history and epistemology.

Books shelved as math-history: Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem by Simon Singh, A History of Mathematic. This ground-breaking book investigates how the learning and teaching of mathematics can be improved through integrating the history of mathematics into all aspects of mathematics education: lessons, homework, texts, lectures, projects, assessment, and curricula.4/5(1).

Book Description. Mathematics education is one of the most publicized and contested fields of endeavour in the area of education more generally. The entrails of international comparative mathematics achievement surveys are pored over by the media, politicians and educators alike; and, while for the last fifty years at least it has been assumed.

Most of the history discussed thus far took place among a limited circle of professionals and interested parties; but if there was ever a time when the issues of mathematics education really attained national prominence and captured the attention of the average citizen, it was during the "New Math" movement of the late s and s.

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Dossey Sharon Soucy McCrone Katherine Taylor Halvorsen under the Auspices of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the. This book presents an innovative method to investigate the history of mathematics education using oral narratives to study different aspects related to the teaching and learning of mathematics.

The application of oral history in mathematics education research was first developed as a method in Brazil in the early s as a result of. HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS – History and Epistemology in Mathematics Education – Fulvia Furinghetti ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) As always, mathematics was a main topic in curricula and very soon the problem of improving mathematics education became a File Size: KB.

History of Mathematics The titles in this series offer compelling historical perspectives on the individuals and communities that have profoundly influenced mathematics development.

Each book constitutes a valuable addition to an historical or mathematical book collection.A History of Mathematics. The area of study known as the history of mathematics is primarily an investigation into the origin of discoveries in mathematics and, to a lesser extent, an investigation into the mathematical methods and notation of the reader of this book, whether a layman, a student, or a teacher of a course in the history of mathematics, will find that the level of.History and epistemology implemented in mathematics education: Classroom experiments and teaching materials, considered from either the cognitive or/and affective points of view; 3.

Surveys on the history of mathematics as it appears in curriculum and/or textbooks (including the history of mathematics in old mathematics textbooks); Size: 47KB.