id: 06371967
dt: a
an: 2015a.00324
au: Lindberg, Lisbeth
ti: To search for mathematics in the vocational teaching and learning ‒ an
overview of theories and methods.
so: Bergsten, Christer (ed.) et al., Developing and researching quality in
mathematics teaching and learning. Proceedings of MADIF 5, the 5th
Swedish mathematics education research seminar, Malmö, Sweden, January
24‒25, 2006. Linköping: Svensk Förening för MatematikDidaktisk
Forskning (ISBN 91-973934-4-4/pbk). Skrifter vrån Svensk Förening
för MatematikDidaktisk Forskning (SMDF) 5, 94-102 (2007).
py: 2007
pu: Linköping: Svensk Förening för MatematikDidaktisk Forskning
la: EN
cc: D27 D37
ut: quality teaching; learning; educational research; vocational education;
upper secondary; invisible mathematics; transfer; visible mathematics;
activities; mathematics in the workplace; collaboration of researchers
and teachers
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ab: Summary: In 1994 a new curriculum was introduced in Sweden. All students at
upper secondary school have to take the introductory mathematics course
A, including those students enrolled in vocational programmes. Data
show that many pupils fail on this course. I am interested in looking
for signs of the teaching and learning of mathematics in the vocational
subjects in the Swedish upper secondary school. During the last decades
there has been research in the use of mathematics in different
vocations. As this field is close to mine I am looking at methods used
by these researchers to answer their research questions to help me find
an adequate method for my research. This article also gives an overview
of the content of mathematics in the compulsory school and course A and
from documents talking about linking mathematics to vocational
subjects.
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