Title 
Numeracy and Beyond Proceedings of the TwentyFourth Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Incorporated held at the University of Sydney, 30 June4 July, 2001
Janette Bobis & Bob Perry & Michael Mitchelmore (Editors)


Content 

Preface 
Preface
Janette Bobis for the Editorial Committee

Dispelling the Myths: Influencing the Beliefs of Preservice Primary Teachers
Kim Beswick & Shelley Dole


List of Reviewers 
Referees for MERGA24 Published Papers


Keynote Address 
Connecting Mathematics Education Research to Practice
Judith Sowder

Understanding, Assessing, and Developing Young Children's Mathematical Thinking: Research as a Powerful Tool for Professional Growth
Doug Clarke


Practical Implication Award 

Symposium 

Research Paper 
The Mathematics Enhancement Project: Combining Research and Development
Wilfredo Alangui, Jessie Autagavaia, Bill Barton, and Albert Poleki

Multiple Learning Contexts: A Vehicle for Changing Preservice Primary Teachers' Mathematical Beliefs, Knowledge, and Practices
Sharne Aldridge & Janette Bobis

CGI Down Under
Glenda Anthony & Brenda Bicknell & Jan Savell

Year 9 Mathematics Schemes in New Zealand
Robin Averill & Megan Clark

Assessing Algebraic Expectation
Lynda Ball & Kaye Stacey & Robyn Pierce

The Gender Stereotyping of Mathematics: Cultural Dimensions
Anastasios N. Barkatsas & Helen Forgasz & Gilah leder

Collaborative Learning and Student Change: A Case Study
Mary Barnes

The Revised VCE Mathematics 2000: The "Ripple Effect" for Junior Secondary Mathematics
Christine Brew & Steve Tobias & David LeighLancaster

Using Mathematics to Communicate Understanding in a Primary Classroom
Raymond Brown

Assessing the Statistics Knowledge of Preservice Teachers
Tim Burgess

Beyond the Basics: Improving Indigenous Students' Numeracy
Rosemary Callingham & Patrick Griffin

A Developmental Scale of Mental Computation
Rosemary Callingham & Alistair McIntosh

Students' Attributions of Success and Failure in Mathematics: Findings in China and Australia
Zhongjun Cao & Alan Bishop

PreService Primary Teachers' Judgements About the Probability of Everyday Events
Helen Chick & Darien Hunt

Prospective Teachers' Perspectives on Function Representations
Mohan Chinnappan & Mike Thomas

Phantom Classmates: A Case Study of Talented Mathematics Students Learning via Telematics
Leanne Clarke & Jack Bana

Implementing Mathematical Investigations With Young Children
Carmel Diezmann & James Watters & Lyn English

Primary Mathematics Practice: The Victorian Position
Brian Doig & Susie Groves & Laurance Splitter

Developing Ten Facts With Prep Grade Students: A Teaching Experiment
Shelley Dole & Kim Beswick

Students' Statistical Reasoning in Constructing Newspaper Articles
Lyn English

Beyond Numeracy: Values in the Mathematics Classroom
Gail FitzSimons & Wee Tiong Seah & Alan Bishop & Philip Clarkson

Issues in Assessing the Impact of CAS on Mathematics Examinations
Peter Flynn & Barry McCrae

Gender, Attribution and Success in Tertiary Mathematics
MaryRuth Freislich & Alan BowenJames

Integrating Technology in Mathematics Learning: What Some Students Say
Peter Galbraith & Merrilyn Goos & Peter Renshaw & Vince Geiger

Computers, Mathematics, and Undergraduates: What Is Going on?
Peter Galbraith & Mike Pemberton & Patricia Cretchley

Analysing Nursing Students' Drug Calculation Errors
Linda Galligan

Specialised Programs for Students Who Are Low Attaining in Mathematics: Do They Help?
Ann Gervasoni

Quadratic Equation Representations and Graphic Calculators: Procedural and Conceptual Interactions
Rosheen Gray & Mike Thomas

Teachers' Mathematical Beliefs and Practices in Teaching and Learning Thematically
Boris Handal & Janette Bobis & Lindsay Grimison

Integration and Compensation in Accurate Mental Computation
Ann Heirdsfield

Preparing
Square Pegs to Fit into Round Holes: A Discussion of Preservice
Teachers' Personal Beliefs About Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Sally Hobden

Feedback Practices and the Classroom Culture
Patricia Hosking & Mal Shield

Learning Mathematics: The Voices of Aboriginal Children
Peter Howard & Bob Perry

Recognising the Difference Between Additive and Multiplicative Thinking in Young Children
Lorraine Jacob & Sue Willis

Identifying Testable Teacher Beliefs Through TeacherLed Professional Development
Stephen Keast

Testing for Additivity in Intuitive Thinking of Area
Gillian Kidman

A Poststructuralist Analysis of Mathematical Inquiry in a Year 6 Classroom: The Rhetoric, Realisation, and Practical Implications
Mary Klein

Correcting Mathematical and Attitudinal Deficiencies in Preservice Teacher Education: The Conservative Effect of Blaming the Victim
Mary Klein

Australian Year 7 Benchmarks in Numeracy: Student Performance on Matching TIMSS Items
John Lindsey & Barry McCrae

The Influence of Visual Representations on Mathematical Problem Solving and Numeracy Performance
Tom Lowrie

Misperceptions in Mathematics and Music: An Intra and Inter Disciplinary Investigation Employing Applied Metacognition via ComputerAided Learning
John Malone & Sam Leong & Martin Lamb

Numeracy Intervention: Is It Working in Primary Schools?
Bronwyn McMahon

Representing Categorical and Numerical Data
Steven Nisbet

Factors Influencing Computer Use in Mathematics Teaching in Secondary Schools
Stephen Norton & Tom Cooper

An Evaluation of the Count Me Into Measurement Program: Teachers' Perspectives
Lynne Outhred

Changing the Teaching of Space Mathematics
Kay Owens & Cathy Reddacliff & Peter Gould & Diane McPhail

Counting On: A Systemic Program for Year 7 Students Who Have Experienced Difficulty with Mathematics
Bob Perry & Peter Howard

A Framework for Algebraic Insight
Robyn Pierce & Kaye Stacey

From Geometric Patterns to Symbolic Algebra is Too Hard For Many
Cyril Quinlan

Visions of Practice: Getting the Balance Right
Tracey Smith & Tom Lowrie

Dilemmas of Beginning Teachers of Primary Mathematics
Len Sparrow & Sandra Frid

Visible and Invisible Zeros: Sources of Confusion in Decimal Notation
Vicki Steinle & Kaye Stacey

Development of a New Research Tool: The Cognitive Demand Profile
Gloria Stillman

Understanding Mathematics Classrooms Through the Synthesis of Multiple Analyses of a Common Data Set
Harsh Suri & David Clarke

Peer Assessment in Teacher Education  Online
Merilyn Taylor & Fred Biddulph

MERGA or MEGA: The Future of Mathematics Education Research in Australasia
Jan Thomas

The "Strugglers" in Selected ComputerBased Mathematics Classrooms
Colleen Vale

Children Talk About Their Mathematics Lives
Fiona Walls

Attending to How Stories Are Told: Analysing Data in Mathematics Education Research
Margaret Walshaw

Learning to Teach: The Construction of Teacher Identity in the Context of Schools
Margaret Walshaw & Jan Savell

The Role of Cognitive Conflict in Developing Students' Understanding of Chance Measurement
Jane Watson & Jonathan Moritz

Teaching for Abstraction: Angle as a Case in Point
Paul White & Michael Mitchelmore

"'Cause Pepe and I Have the Same Level of Intelligence in Mathematics": Collaborative Concept Creation
Gaye Williams

The Arithmetical Strategies of Four 3rd Graders
Robert (Bob) Wright

Is Streaming an Equitable Practice? Students' Experiences of Streaming in the Middle Years of Schooling
Robyn Zevenbergen

Communicative Competence in School Mathematics: On Being Able to Do School Mathematics
Robyn Zevenbergen & Steve Lerman

Semantic Characteristics That Make Arithmetic Word Problems Difficult
BanHar Yeap & Berinderjeet Kaur


Short Communication (abstract only) 

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