Challenging the mathematician’s ‘ultimate substantiator’ role in a low lecture innovation

Nardi, Elena ORCID: and Barton, Bill (2015) Challenging the mathematician’s ‘ultimate substantiator’ role in a low lecture innovation. In: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of European Researchers in Mathematics Education. CERME, CZE.

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In this paper we draw on our experiences as member of the International Advisory Board and principal investigator of a research project on undergraduate mathematics teaching and learning to comment on the study of university mathematics as a process of enculturation into new mathematical practices and new ways of constructing and conveying mathematical meaning. We see this enculturation as the adaptation of different ways to act and communicate mathematically. We take a discursive perspective and we treat the changes to the mathematical and pedagogical perspectives of those who act – students and lecturers – as discursive shifts (Sfard, 2008). Our particular focus is on the shifts concerning the ‘ultimate substantiator’ role typically attributed to the lecturer.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education and Lifelong Learning
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Research in Mathematics Education
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Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2016 10:14
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