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Excellence in Mathematics Education: Foundations and Pathways

Dayal, Hem (2021) Excellence in Mathematics Education: Foundations and Pathways. [Conference Proceedings]

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Abstract

Teachers’ conceptions play an important role in their instructional practices. In this study, the researcher explored a small sample of Fijian secondary school mathematics teachers’ conceptions of assessment. Thirteen mathematics teachers from two case study schools took part in this study that utilised one-to-one interviews to gain insights into teachers’ beliefs on the purposes of assessment. The findings further indicate that a majority of the teachers held contemporary conceptions of assessment. While they did value summative assessment roles, teachers tended to support the use of assessments to improve or support student learning.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Additional Information: MERGA Virtual Conference
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: School of Pacific Arts, Communication and Education (SPACE)
Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2021 12:52
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2021 12:52
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12858
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