Language and Literacy Education (Conference Proceedings)
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Moving Closer to Solving the 'Mathematics Problem' Where it Arises: The Influence of the 'Typical' Irish Pre-tertiary Mathematics Experience on Under-preparedness among Numerate Entrants (St Patricks College, Drumcondra, 2006)The contribution of mathematics proficiency to the numerate (e.g. science, engineering) disciplines is well-documented. Internationally concern exists that graduates of these disciplines are persistently demonstrating ...
(St Patricks College, Drumcondra, 2009)This study is the result of a perceived need for action within one Irish College of Education. During professional interactions with prospective teachers in both mathematics pedagogy sessions and teaching practice, the ...
The Challenges Facing Pre-service Education: Addressing the Issue of Mathematics Subject Matter Knowledge among Prospective Primary Teachers (St Patricks College, Drumcondra, 2007)Research has indicated that it is not necessary to study mathematics to degree level to teach mathematics effectively at primary level (Greaney et al, 1999; Cooney, 1999). Consensus exists however that graduating teachers ...