Images of mathematics held by university teachers of mathematical sciences

@article{Mura1993ImagesOM,
title={Images of mathematics held by university teachers of mathematical sciences},
author={R. Mura},
journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics},
year={1993},
volume={25},
pages={375-385}
}

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… CONTINUE READING