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This free course, Working on your own mathematics, focuses on your initial encounters with research. It invites you to think about how perceptions of mathematics have influenced you in your prior learning, your teaching and the attitudes of learners.
After studying this unit you should:
- reflect in depth on aspects of mathematics learning, whether you are directly concerned with mathematics teaching or simply interested in issues of mathematics education;
- examine established views about existing practice in a critical way and engage with research evidence on mathematics and learning.
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Working on your own mathematics
This unit focuses on your initial encounters with research. It invites you to think about how perceptions of mathematics have influenced you in your prior learning, your teaching and the attitudes of learners.
This free course is an adapted extract from the Open University course ME825
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Originally published: Friday, 1st April 2011
Last updated on: Thursday, 6th March 2014
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