Attitudes, Beliefs, Motivation and Identity in Mathematics Education

An Overview of the Field and Future Directions

by Markku S. Hannula, Pietro Di Martino, Marilena Pantziara, Qiaoping Zhang, Francesca Morselli, Einat Heyd-Metzuyanim, Sonja Lutovac, Raimo Kaasila, James A. Middleton, Amanda Jansen, Gerald A Goldin

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This book records the state of the art in research on mathematics-related affect. It discusses the concepts and theories of mathematics-related affect along the lines of three dimensions. The first dimension identifies three broad categories of affect: motivation, emotions, and beliefs. The book contains one chapter on motivation, including discussions on how emotions and beliefs relate to motivation. There are two chapters that focus on beliefs and a chapter on attitude which cross-cuts through all these categories. The second dimension covers a rapidly fluctuating state to a more stable trait. All chapters in the book focus on trait-type affect and the chapter on motivation discusses both these dimensions. The third dimension regards the three main levels of theorizing: physiological (embodied), psychological (individual) and social. All chapters reflect that mathematics-related affect has mainly been studied using psychological theories.

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Book Details

Subject
Mathematics
Publisher
Springer
Published
2016
Pages
42
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319328102
ISBN10
3319328107
ISBN13 Digital
9783319328119
ISBN10 Digital
3319328115
PDF Size
0.7 MB
License
CC BY

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