The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education  2 Volumes
China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and India
Edited by:
Bharath Sriraman, University of Montana
Jinfa Cai, University of Delaware
Kyeonghwa Lee, Seoul National University
Lianghuo Fan, University of Southampton (UK)
Yoshinori Shimizu, University of Tsukuba
Chap Sam Lim, Universiti Sains Malaysia
K. Subramaniam, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
A volume in the series: International Sourcebooks in Mathematics and Science Education. Editor(s): Bharath Sriraman, University of Montana.
Published 2015
Mathematics and Science education have both grown in fertile directions in different geographic regions. Yet, the mainstream discourse in international handbooks does not lend voice to developments in cognition, curriculum, teacher development, assessment, policy and implementation of mathematics and science in many countries. Paradoxically, in spite of advances in information technology and the “flat earth” syndrome, old distinctions and biases between different groups of researcher’s persist. In addition limited accessibility to conferences and journals also contribute to this problem.
The International Sourcebooks in Mathematics and Science Education focus on underrepresented regions of the world and provides a platform for researchers to showcase their research and development in areas within mathematics and science education.
The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education: China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and India provides the first synthesized treatment of mathematics education that has both developed and is now prominently emerging in the Asian and South Asian world. The book is organized in sections coordinated by leaders in mathematics education in these countries and editorial teams for each country affiliated with them. The purpose of unique sourcebook is to both consolidate and survey the established body of research in these countries with findings that have influenced ongoing research agendas and informed practices in Europe, North America (and other countries) in addition to serving as a platform to showcase existing research that has shaped teacher education, curricula and policy in these Asian countries. The book will serve as a standard reference for mathematics education researchers, policy makers, practitioners and students both in and outside Asia, and complement the Nordic and NCTM perspectives.
CONTENTS
VOLUME I
CHINA
KOREA
30. Korean Research in Mathematics Education, KyeongHwa Lee, Jennifer M. Suh, Rae Young Kim, and Bharath Sriraman. 31. A Review of Philosophical Studies on Mathematics Education, Jin Young Nam. 32. Mathematics Curriculum, Kyungmee Park. 33. Mathematics Textbooks, Jeong Suk Pang. 34. Using the History of Mathematics to Teach and Learn Mathematics, Hye Won Chang. 35. Perspectives on Reasoning Instruction in the Mathematics Education, Bo Mi Shin. 36. Mathematical Modeling, Yeong Ok Chong. 37. Gender and Mathematics, Eun Jung Lee. 38. Mathematics Assessment, Gwi Soo Na. 39. Examining Key Issues in Research on Teacher Education, Gooyeon Kim. 40. Trends in the Research of Teachers’ Beliefs About Mathematics Education, DongHwan Lee.VOLUME II
SINGAPORE
MALAYSIA
47. Introduction to Malaysian Chapters, Lim Chap Sam, Kor Liew Kee, Chew Cheng Meng, and Bharath Sriraman. 48. Mathematics Education Research in Malaysia: An Overview, Chap Sam Lim, Parmjit Singh, Liew Kee Kor, and Cheng Meng Chew. 49. Research Studies in the Learning and Understanding of Mathematics: A Malaysian Context, Parmjit Singh and Teoh Sian Hoon. 50. Numeracy Studies in Malaysia, Munirah Ghazali and Abdul Razak Othman. 51. Malaysian Research in Geometry, Cheng Meng Chew. 52. Research in Mathematical Thinking in Malaysia: Some Issues and Suggestions, Shafia Abdul Rahman. 53. Studies About Values in Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Malaysia, Sharifah Norul Akmar Syed Zamri and Mohd Uzi Dollah. 54. Transformation of School Mathematics Assessment, Tee Yong Hwa, Chap Sam Lim, and Ngee Kiong Lau. 55. Mathematics Incorporating Graphics Calculator Technology in Malaysia, Liew Kee Kor. 56. Mathematics Teacher Professional Development in Malaysia, Chin Mon Chiew, Chap Sam Lim, and Ui Hock Cheah.JAPAN
57. Mathematics Education Research in Japan: An Introduction, Yoshinori Shimizu. 58. A Historical Perspective on Mathematics Education Research in Japan, Naomichi Makinae. 59. The Development of Mathematics Education as a Research Field in Japan, Yasuhiro Sekiguchi. 60. Research on Proportional Reasoning in Japanese Context, Keiko Hino. 61. Japanese Students’ Understanding of School Algebra: Algebra, Literal Symbols, and QuasiVariables, Toshiakira Fujii. 62. Proving as an Explorative Activity in Mathematics Education: New Trends in Japanese Research Into Proof, Mikio Miyazaki and Taro Fujita. 63. Developments in Research on Mathematical Problem Solving in Japan, Kazuhiko Nunokawa. 64. Teaching and Learning Mathematics With Information and Communication Technology in Japan: The Case of Geometric Constructor, Yasuyuki Iijima. 65. “Inner Teacher”: The Role of Metacognition and Its Implication to Improving Classroom Practice, Keiichi Shigematsu. 66. CrossCultural Studies of Mathematics Classroom Practices, Yoshinori Shimizu. 67. Systematic Support of LifeLong Professional Development for Teachers through Lesson Study, Akihiko Takahashi.INDIA
68. Introduction to the India Section, K. Subramaniam. 69. Evolving Concerns Around Mathematics as a School Discipline: Curricular Vision, Educational Policy and the National Curriculum Framework (2005), Farida Abdulla Khan. 70. The School Mathematics Project: An Account of a Mathematics Curriculum Development Project, Amitabha Mukherjee and Vijaya S. Varma. 71. Intervening for Number Sense in Primary Mathematics, Usha Menon. 72. Some Ethical Concerns in Designing the Upper Primary Mathematics Curriculum: A Report From the Field, Jayasree Subramanian, Mohammed Umar, and Sunil Verma. 73. Students’ Understanding of Algebra and Curriculum Reform, Rakhi Banerjee. 74. Professional Development Workshops for InService Mathematics Teachers in India, Ruchi S. Kumar, K. Subramaniam, and Shweta Naik. 75. Insights Into Students’ Errors Based on Data From Large Scale Assessments, Aaloka Kanhere, Anupriya Gupta & Maulik Shah. 76. Assessment of Mathematical Learning—Issues and Challenges, Shailesh Shirali. 77. Opportunities for Using Technology in Mathematics Classrooms, Jonaki Ghosh. 78. Mathematics Education in Precolonial and Colonial South India, D. Senthil Babu. 79. Representations of Numbers and the Indian Mathematical Tradition of Combinatorial Problems, Raja Sridharan and K. Subramaniam.REVIEWS
"UM Mathematics Professor Bharath Sriraman recently completed a major project involving Asian mathematics education which resulted in the release of a two volume set entitled “ The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education: China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and India”.
This massive effort has resulted in a 1780 page tome involving a prominent editorial team from 6 Asian countries and coordinating the efforts of 130+ researchers/authors. The book is a milestone for all these countries because it gives an encyclopedic state of the art of what is known in mathematics education for each of the countries." in University of Montana Research

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