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World views of mathematics held by university teachers of mathematics science

@inproceedings{Grigutsch1998WorldVO,
  title={World views of mathematics held by university teachers of mathematics science},
  author={Stefan Grigutsch and G{\"u}nter T{\"o}rner},
  year={1998}
}
The present empirical study deals with the question of the (world) view of mathematics (i.e. the image of mathematics) held by university mathematics teachers in countries of German as a first lan-guage. The basis of this study is a voluntary survey by means of a closed questionnaire of 119 persons during an annual meeting of mathematicians. This questionnaire was on the whole employed for two other studies on mathematics teachers (N= 300) and pupils (N=1650). Four to five dimensions were… 

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