The art and architecture of mathematics education: a study in metaphors

Conference keynote


Lawrence, S. 2018. The art and architecture of mathematics education: a study in metaphors. Barbin, E., Jankvist, U., Kjeldsen, T. and Smestad, B. (ed.) Eight European Summer University (ESU 8). Oslo Metropolitan University 20 - 24 Jul 2018 Oslo Metropolitan University. pp. 515-530
TypeConference keynote
TitleThe art and architecture of mathematics education: a study in metaphors
AuthorsLawrence, S.
Abstract

This chapter presents the summary of a talk given at the Eighth European Summer University, held in Oslo in 2018. It attempts to show how art, literature, and history, can paint images of mathematics that are not only useful but relevant to learners as they can support their personal development as well as their appreciation of mathematics as a discipline. To achieve this goal, several metaphors about and of mathematics are explored.

LanguageEnglish
ConferenceEight European Summer University (ESU 8)
Page range515-530
EditorsBarbin, E., Jankvist, U., Kjeldsen, T. and Smestad, B.
ISSN2535-6984
Electronic2535-6992
ISBN
Hardcover9788283642117
Electronic9788283642124
PublisherOslo Metropolitan University
Publication dates
Print20 Jul 2018
Online31 Oct 2019
Publication process dates
Deposited27 Apr 2020
Accepted20 Jul 2018
Output statusPublished
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Copyright 2019 Evelyne Barbin, Uffe Thomas Jankvist, Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen, Bjørn Smestad, Constantinos Tzanakis
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Web address (URL)https://skriftserien.hioa.no/index.php/skriftserien/article/view/664
Book titleProceedings of the Eight European Summer University on History and Epistemology in Mathematics Education
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