Mathematics education

Psychology of learning mathematics

- PLM - Notes - 4/1/00. First thoughts on the project.
- PLM - Notes - 8/1/00. Convergent and divergent subjects. Absolutism and non-dualism in mathematics. Set theory.
- PLM - Notes - 16/1/00. Absolutism and non-Dualism. Possible examples of divergent and convergent mathematics.
- PLM - Notes - 19-22/1/00. Views of maths questionaire. Guilford's structure of intellect model. Draft abstract.
- PLM - Notes - 27/1/00. Bruner, Guilford and Liebeck. Modes of representation.
- PLM - Notes - 28-29/1/00. First taught weekend at Exeter.
- PLM - Notes - 1/2/00. Divergent and convergent thinking in child development. North Devon District Hospital.
- PLM - Notes - 5/2/00. Divergent production of semantic classes and biological classification.
- PLM - Notes - 8/2/00. Measures of mathematical attainment and divergent thinking.
- PLM - Notes - 14/2/00. Significance of tests.
- PLM - Notes - 16/2/00. Vygotsky. Self and mutual in biology. Convergent / Divergent distributions for different subjects.
- PLM - Notes - 13/3/00. Draft introduction.
- PLM - Notes - 14/3/00. Draft introduction.
- PLM - Notes - 20/3/00. Tests of divergent thinking vs. memory. Possible role of Q methodology.
- PLM - Notes - 21/3/00. Vygotsky and problems of method.
- PLM - Notes - 25/3/00. Divergent thinking and mathematics - Orton's questions. My questions. Methodology of critical theory and Q methodology.
- PLM - Notes - 28/3/00. Possible structures for review of literature and methodology.
- PLM - Notes - 29/3/00. Possible Q statements.
- PLM - Notes - 19/4/00 & 27/4/00. Criticism of Guilford. Position of Hudson's test within Guilford's classification. Drawbacks of objective methods. More Q statements.
- Notes - 24/5/00. Final planning of Q - statements
- Notes - 29/8/00. Gould's criticism of Burt.

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Created 7/1/00

Last modified 2/10/00