Leung, Frederick K. S.

Mathematics Education in Different Cultural Traditions-A Comparative Study of East Asia and the West

Mathematics Education in Different Cultural Traditions-A Comparative Study of East Asia and the West


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Table of contents

1. Mathematics Education in Different Cultural Traditions: A Comparative Study of East Asia and the West

2. Mathematics Education in East Asia and the West: Does Culture Matter?
Koon Shing Frederick Leung

Section 1. Context of Mathematical Education

3. A Traditional Aspect of Mathematics Education in Japan
Ichiei Hirabayashi

4. From Wasan to Yozan
Kenji Ueno

5. Perceptions of Mathematics and Mathematics Education in the Course of History - A Review of Western Perspectives
Christine Keitel

6. Historical Topics as Indicators for the Existence of Fundamentals in Educational Mathematics
Walther L. Fischer

7. From “Entering the Way” to “Exiting the Way”: In Search of a Bridge to Span “Basic Skills” and “Process Abilities”
Ngai-Ying Wong

8. Practice Makes Perfect: A Key Belief in China
Shiqi Li

9. The Origins of Pupils’ Awareness of Teachers’ Mathematics Pedagogical Values: Confucianism and Buddhism - Driven
Yuh-Chyn Leu, Chao-Jung Wu

Section 2. Curriculum

10. Some Comparative Studies between French and Vietnamese Curricula
Annie Bessot, Claude Comiti

11. An Overview of the Mathematics Curricula in the West and East
Margaret Wu, Dianzhou Zhang

12. Classification and Framing of Mathematical Knowledge in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, and the United States
Yeping Li, Mark B. Ginsburg

13. Comparative Study of Arithmetic Problems in Singaporean and American Mathematics Textbooks
Ban-Har Yeap, Beverly J. Ferrucci, Jack A. Carter

14. A Comparative Study of the Mathematics Textbooks of China, England, Japan, Korea, and the United States
Kyungmee Park, Koon Shing Frederick Leung

15. A Comparison of Mathematics Performance Between East and West: What PISA and TIMSS Can Tell Us
Margaret Wu

16. Case Studies on Mathematics Assessment Practices in Australian and Chinese Primary Schools
Da-Cheng Zhao, Joanne Mulligan, Michael Mitchelmore

17. Philippine Perspective on the ICMI Comparative Study
Bienvenido F. Nebres

Section 3. Teaching and Learning

18. The TIMSS 1995 and 1999 Video Studies
Johanna Neubrand

19. Proposal for a Framework to Analyse Mathematics Education in Eastern and Western Traditions
Gabriele Kaiser, Keiko Hino, Christine Knipping

20. Cultural Diversity and the Learner’s Perspective: Attending to Voice and Context
David Clarke, Yoshinori Shimizu, Soledad A. Ulep, Florenda L. Gallos, Godfrey Sethole, Jill Adler, Renuka Vithal

21. Mathematics Education in China: From a Cultural Perspective
Yuxin Zheng

22. Mathematics Education and Information and Communication Technologies
Klaus-Dieter Graf

23. Cultural Awareness Arising from Internet Communication between Japanese and Australian Classrooms
Masami Isoda, Barry McCrae, Kaye Stacey

24. The International Distance Learning Activities of HSARUC
Fei Xu

25. Distance Learning between Japanese and German Classrooms
Klaus-D. Graf, Seiji Moriya

Section 4. Values and Beliefs

26. Comparing Primary and Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs about Mathematics, Mathematics Learning and Mathematics Teaching in Hong Kong and Australia
Bob Perry, Ngai-Ying Wong, Peter Howard

27. The Impact of Cultural Differences on Middle School Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs in the U.S. and China
Shuhua An, Gerald Kulm, Zhonghe Wu, Fu Ma, Lin Wang

28. U.S. and Chinese Teachers’ Cultural Values of Representations in Mathematics Education
Jinfa Cai

29. A Comparison of Mathematical Values Conveyed in Mathematics Textbooks in China and Australia
Zhongjun Cao, Wee Tiong Seah, Alan J. Bishop

30. Values and Classroom Interaction: Students’ Struggle for Sense Making
Eva Jablonka, Christine Keitel

31. Trip for the Body, Expedition for the Soul: An Exploratory Survey of Two East Asian Teachers of Mathematics in Australia
Wee Tiong Seah, Alan J. Bishop

32. Conceptualising Pedagogical Values and Identities in Teacher Development
Chien Chin

Section 5. Outlook and Conclusions

33. Elements of a Semiotic Analysis of the Secondary Level Classroom in Japan
Carl Winsloøw, Hideyo Emori

34. Other Conventions in Mathematics and Mathematics Education
Valeriy Alekseev, Bill Barton, Gelsa Knijnik

35. What Comes After This Comparative Study — More Competitions or More Collaborations?
Alan J. Bishop

Keywords: Education, Mathematics Education, Education & Society, Learning & Instruction

Publication year
New ICMI Study Series
Page amount
611 pages
Upbringing, Education

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