Mathematics Education: Exploring the Culture of Learning


reviewed by Vicky L. Kouba - 2005

coverTitle: Mathematics Education: Exploring the Culture of Learning
Author(s): Barbara Allen and Sue Johnston-Wilder
Publisher: Routledge/Falmer, New York
ISBN: 0415327008, Pages: 245, Year: 2004
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Mathematics Education: Exploring the Culture of Learning is a collection of previously published articles intended as catalyst readings for post-graduate students and mathematics educators.  The editors, Barbara Allen and Sue Johnston-Wilder from The Open University state that they do not envision “that any reader would work their way through the book from start to finish” (p. 4); but see the book more as one readers would “dip into” for particular interests and then read more widely around.  Allen and Johnston-Wilder have made a judicious choice of fourteen articles and structured them into three sections (culture, communications, and perceptions) each with an introduction and a short list of suggested further readings.  Ten of the articles were first published between 1997 and 2001.  The remaining three articles were published in 1984, 1990, and 1994.    The book offers, in a readily accessible form, a sample of the core ideas from some of the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 107 Number 11, 2005, p. 2443-2446
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11858, Date Accessed: 9/17/2019 3:45:24 PM

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