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Prag07Prog_9Nov_Ongstadt_EN - Language and communication in...

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Language and communication in curricula for mathematics education. The problem of disciplinarity versus discursivity Mathematics education begins in language, it advances and stumbles because of language, and its outcomes are often assessed in language (Durkin, 1991:3) The ‘nature’ of mathematics is closer to language than to science On the relationship between the concepts of language, communication and disciplinarity Tendencies from compatative studies of four national curricula What and where is 'disciplinarity'? Challenges?
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Key competencies/basic skills Being able to express oneself orally in the mathematics subject means making up one's mind, asking questions, reasoning, arguing and explaining a process of thinking using mathematics. This also means talking about, communicating ideas and discussing and elaborating on problems and solution strategies with others. Being able to express oneself in writing
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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