Graduate Student Middle School Mathematics Teachers' Communication Abilities in the Language of Mathematics


3rd International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE), Prague, Czech Republic, 5 - 07 June 2012, vol.55, pp.809-815 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 55
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.567
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.809-815
  • Keywords: The language of mathematics, communication in mathematics, mathematical literacy
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


It was aimed to investigate graduate student middle school mathematics teachers' communication abilities in the language of mathematics. The study was designed qualitatively with fourteen middle school mathematics teachers who were graduate students in mathematics education program. Data of the study was collected through an open-ended test including ten questions with several items. Responses of the test were analyzed by coding qualitatively. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility of The Association of Science, Education and Technology