Discerning in and between theories in mathematics education

2nd November 2010 : 00:00 - 00:00

Research Group:

Location: Seminar Room D

Convener: Anne Watson
Speaker: Professor John Mason Open University and University of Oxford

The conjecture is put forward that theories in mathematics education consist of collections of frames or frameworks, which themselves consist of labels for distinctions. Alongside these distinctions there are assumptions and values which, combined with the distinctions, suggest actions which might be taken.