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View the PDF document Language issues in mathematics classrooms : the challenges in using algebraic language in Kiribati year 12 classrooms
Author: Toorua, Uere
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Award: M.A. Education
Subject: Algebra | Study and teaching (Secondary) | Kiribati, Mathematics | Study and teaching (Secondary) | Kiribati, Mathematics | Language
Date: 2017
Call No.: Pac QA 159 .T66 2017
BRN: 1376849
Copyright:20-40% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission

Abstract: This thesis reports on research examining the challenges in teaching and learning algebraic language in Kiribati Year 12 Mathematics classrooms. The study uses an interpretivist approach, that is, interviews and classroom observations as the main tools to collect the data from selected participants. The participants involved were Year 12 Mathematics teachers and students who live and experience daily the use of algebraic language in their teaching, learning respectively. An Assessment Officer from the Ministry of Education was also a participant. The data is analyzed thematically following qualitative procedures suggested by Braun and Clarke (2006
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