TY - GEN

T1 - THE POTENTIAL OF TASKS FOR MATHEMATICAL LEARNING AND ITS USE IN INSTRUCTION –PERSPECTIVES OF EXPERTS FROM GERMANY AND TAIWAN

AU - Lindmeier, Anke

AU - Wang, Ting Ying

AU - Hsieh, Feng Jui

AU - Dreher, Anika

N1 - Publisher Copyright:
© 2022, Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME). All rights reserved.

PY - 2022

Y1 - 2022

N2 - The potential of tasks to stimulate students’ mathematical thinking and the adequate use of this potential in instruction are prominent indicators for instructional quality. Since the assessment of a task’s potential depends on the aims of instruction, it may be argued that corresponding perspectives vary between cultural contexts. However, so far, this has not been systematically investigated in cross-cultural comparisons. In this study, we investigate whether Western (German; N=17) and East Asian (Taiwanese; N=19) professors of mathematics education have different perspectives on the potential of word problems for students’ learning and the use of this potential in instruction by means of vignettes from a cross-cultural research project. We illustrate how differences reflect cultural aspects of mathematics instruction.

AB - The potential of tasks to stimulate students’ mathematical thinking and the adequate use of this potential in instruction are prominent indicators for instructional quality. Since the assessment of a task’s potential depends on the aims of instruction, it may be argued that corresponding perspectives vary between cultural contexts. However, so far, this has not been systematically investigated in cross-cultural comparisons. In this study, we investigate whether Western (German; N=17) and East Asian (Taiwanese; N=19) professors of mathematics education have different perspectives on the potential of word problems for students’ learning and the use of this potential in instruction by means of vignettes from a cross-cultural research project. We illustrate how differences reflect cultural aspects of mathematics instruction.

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M3 - Conference contribution

AN - SCOPUS:85180784371

SN - 9788413021775

T3 - Proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

SP - 139

EP - 146

BT - Proceedings of the 45th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2022

A2 - Fernández, Ceneida

A2 - Llinares, Salvador

A2 - Gutiérrez, Ángel

A2 - Planas, Núria

PB - Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME)

T2 - 45th Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, PME 2022

Y2 - 18 July 2022 through 23 July 2022

ER -