Images of mathematics held by university teachers of mathematical sciences

  title={Images of mathematics held by university teachers of mathematical sciences},
  author={Roberta Botto Mura},
  journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics},
  • R. Mura
  • Published 1 December 1993
  • Educational Studies in Mathematics
For some time now mathematics educators have been studying elementary and secondary school teachers' views of mathematics. A knowledge of university teachers' views of this discipline can provide a useful background to these research endeavours. As part of a national survey of men and women teachers of mathematical sciences in Canadian universities, I included a question concerning the definition of mathematics. In this article I present the themes emerging from a content analysis of the… Expand
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