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Module Reading List

Mathematics Education, 2019/20, Semester 1
Mr Innocent Tasara
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The following books provide general reading for the module. These are useful readings, but it is not essential that you will read them. During the course, readings will be made available on Minerva; it is expected that you read these on-line resources.

 Boaler, J. 1997. Experiencing school mathematics : teaching styles, sex, and setting ISBN: 0335199623 (pb ; hb); 0335199631.  Open University Press: Buckingham.

 Cooper, B. and Dunne, M.1999. Assessing children's mathematical knowledge : social class, sex, and problem-solving ISBN: 0335203167 (PB); 0335203175. OUP, Buckingham

 Orton, A. 1992. Learning Mathematics: Issues, Theory and Classroom Practice, Cassell.

 *Vygotsky, L.S. 1978. Mind in society : the development of higher psychological processes ISBN: 0674576292 (pbk); 0674576284. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

 *Wertsch, J., V. 1998. Mind as action ISBN: 0195117530 (hardcover : alk. paper). New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 *  Very important books but they are rather difficult to read without preparation. The course will cover (some of) the ideas contained in these two books.

This list was last updated on 13/08/2018