Introduction to the papers of TWG14: University mathematics education

Elena Nardi, Irene Biza, Alejandro S. González-Martín, Ghislaine Gueudet, Paola Iannone, Olov Viirman, Carl Winsløw

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Abstract

Research on university level mathematics education is a fast developing field as evident in the growth of the CERME University Mathematics Education (hereafter UME) Thematic Working Group. TWG14 was launched in CERME7 (Nardi, González-Martín, Gueudet, Iannone & Winsløw, 2011). After CERME8 (Nardi, Biza, González-Martín, Gueudet, & Winsløw, 2013), its leader team – in collaboration with TWG14 participants and others – worked towards a Research in Mathematics Education Special Issue on Institutional, sociocultural and discursive approaches to research in university mathematics education (Nardi, Biza, González-Martín, Gueudet & Winsløw, 2014) which focused on research that is conducted in the spirit of the following theoretical frameworks: Anthropological Theory of the Didactic, Theory of Didactic Situations, Instrumental and Documentational Approaches, Communities of Practice and Inquiry and Theory of Commognition.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event9th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education (CERME9) - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 4 Feb 20158 Feb 2015

Conference

Conference9th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education (CERME9)
CountryCzech Republic
CityPrague
Period4/02/158/02/15

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