Mathematical beliefs and achievement of pre-service primary teachers

Bob Perry, Jenni Way, Beth Southwell, Allan White, John Pattison

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    Abstract

    Pre-service primary teachers in their first mathematics pedagogy subject at the University of Western Sydney completed three surveys: an achievement test of the mathematics they would be expected to teach; a survey of their beliefs about mathematics, mathematics teaching and mathematics learning; and a survey of their attitudes towards mathematics This paper reports the data from the achievement test and the beliefs survey, and investigates the relationships between these
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMERGA 28
    Subtitle of host publicationBuilding connections : research, theory, and practice
    Place of PublicationSydney
    PublisherMERGA Inc
    Pages625-632
    Number of pages8
    Volume1
    ISBN (Electronic)1920846093
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    EventMathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Conference 2005 - RMIT, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
    Duration: 07 Jul 200509 Jul 2005

    Conference

    ConferenceMathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Conference 2005
    CountryAustralia
    Period07/07/0509/07/05

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    Perry, B., Way, J., Southwell, B., White, A., & Pattison, J. (2005). Mathematical beliefs and achievement of pre-service primary teachers. In MERGA 28: Building connections : research, theory, and practice (Vol. 1, pp. 625-632). MERGA Inc.