Mathematical Competencies in Mathematics Education by Mogens NissMathematical Competencies in Mathematics Education by Mogens Niss

Mathematical Competencies in Mathematics Education

byMogens Niss, Tomas Hojgaard

Hardcover | November 3, 2018

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This book provides an in-depth analysis of the use of a set of mathematical competencies to develop mathematics education. A previous analysis carried out for a Danish audience (Niss & Jensen, 2002) provides a central case study for analysis and discussion. Additional chapters describe the past, present and future of the competency approach to the development of mathematics education globally.
Mogens Niss is a Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education at Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark. Dr. Niss' main field of research is Mathematics Education, where he has published well above a hundred papers in scholarly journals and books, as well as twelve books. His research interests are focused on the justification pr...
Title:Mathematical Competencies in Mathematics EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:350 pagesPublished:November 3, 2018Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319036076

ISBN - 13:9783319036076

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Table of Contents

'Background and Setting.- Historical and conceptual background.- Different notions of curriculum and approaches to curriculum development in mathematics education .- What is the task?.- A competence description of mathematical education.- The education of mathematics teachers.- Mathematics teachers: Didactic and Pedagogical competencies.- The mathematical competencies of mathematics teachers.- Competencies and subject matter.- Assessment of competencies.- A characterization of selected central problems.- Recommendations.- Research underpinnings.- Developmental experiences.- Research and development perspectives.