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Pre - service teachers’ reflections on good and bad mathematics teaching

Dayal, Hem (2013) Pre - service teachers’ reflections on good and bad mathematics teaching. [Conference Proceedings]

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    Abstract

    Research suggests that teachers’ beliefs about teaching are strongly influenced by their personal experiences with mathematics. This study aimed to explore Pacific Island pre-service secondary mathematics teacher’s perceptions about good and bad mathematics teachers. Thirty pre-service teachers, enrolled in a mathematics teaching methods course during their third year of University study were asked to write reflections on their personal mathematical memories. Results indicate that pre-service teachers rate good mathematics teachers using a varied combination of characteristics.

    Item Type: Conference Proceedings
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    Q Science > QA Mathematics
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
    Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
    Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2014 09:45
    Last Modified: 15 Jun 2016 14:30
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/7806
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