Investigations into Assessment in Mathematics Education An ICMI Study

This book is one of the first to attempt a systematic in-depth analysis of assessment in mathematics education in most of its important aspects: it deals with assessment in mathematics education from historical, psychological, sociological, epistmological, ideological, and political perspectives. Th...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Niss, M. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1993, 1993
Edition:1st ed. 1993
Series:New ICMI Study Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Assessment in Mathematics Education and its Effects: An Introduction
  • The Chain and the Arrow: From the History of Mathematics Assessment
  • The Relationship Between Assessment, Curriculum and Society
  • An International View of Mathematics Assessment — Through a Class, Darkly
  • Paradigms, Problems and Assessment: Some Ideological Implications
  • Epistemological Issues and Challenges to Assessment: What is Mathematical Knowledge?
  • How One Comes to Know: Models and Theories of the Learning of Mathematics
  • What Does to Assess Mean? The Case of Assessing Mathematical Knowledge
  • A Critical View of Assessment in Mathematics Education: Where is the Student as a Subject?
  • Assessing Mathematical Thinking and Learning Potential in Primary Grade Children
  • Diagnostic Assessment in Arithmetic
  • Challenges to the Improvement of Assessment Practice
  • Improving the Design and Balance of Mathematical Assessment
  • The Assessment of Performance Unit’s Monitoring Surveys 1978–1987
  • TIMSS: The Third International Mathematics and Science Study
  • The Validity of International Performance Comparisons
  • Visualizing a Theory of the Assessment of Students’ Knowledge of Mathematics