Mathematical modelling: Some issues and reflections

Stillman, Gloria and Galbraith, Peter (2012). Mathematical modelling: Some issues and reflections. In Werner Blum, Rita Borromeo Ferri and Katja Maab (Ed.), Mathematikunterricht im Kintext von Realitat, Kultur und Lehrerprofessionalitat: Festschrift fur Gabriele Kaiser (pp. 97-105) Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer Spektrum. doi:10.1007/978-3-8348-2389-2_11

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Author Stillman, Gloria
Galbraith, Peter
Title of chapter Mathematical modelling: Some issues and reflections
Language of Chapter Title eng
Title of book Mathematikunterricht im Kintext von Realitat, Kultur und Lehrerprofessionalitat: Festschrift fur Gabriele Kaiser
Translated title of book Mathematics teaching in Kintext of reality, culture and Lehrerprofessionalitat: Festschrift for Gabriele Kaiser
Language of Book Title ger
Place of Publication Wiesbaden, Germany
Publisher Springer Spektrum
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1007/978-3-8348-2389-2_11
Series SpringerLink : Bucher
ISBN 9783834823885
Editor Werner Blum
Rita Borromeo Ferri
Katja Maab
Chapter number 11
Start page 97
End page 105
Total pages 9
Total chapters 40
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
In this chapter we reflect on issues in the teaching and learning of mathematical modelling that connect selected interests and themes from our work with cognate issues and themes in the published work of Gabriele Kaiser. These engage respective topics of authenticity of the modelling enterprise, issues associated with modelling in educational contexts, implications concerning metacognition for both students and teachers, alternative conceptions of the purpose of modelling that are found in the field of educational practice, associated criticisms that are levelled at mathematical modelling in educational settings, and beliefs of teaching practitioners about the nature and value of mathematical modelling as a curriculum component. In reflecting across the domains encompassed by these topic areas, our purpose is to highlight factors that remain telling challenges to the continued development of our field, and emphasise issues that make this field a special one because of the rich outcomes that can be achieved.
Keyword Mathematical Modeling
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
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