ALM 6

Proceedings ALM-6, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1999

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Preface
Plenary Sessions
Keynote address: Mathematics in use: insights from a study of the workplaceCelia Hoyles

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Plenary address: Fun with mathematicsFrank Haacke

 4

Research reports
Improving adults’ quantitative problem solving skills: a new approachNoel Colleran, John O’Donoghue and Eamonn Murphy

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Facilitation of the Learning of Mathematics by Adult Students : Building a Theoretical FrameworkKatherine Safford

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Reformation of a Bridging Mathematics courseDoreen Hartnell

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Affect and mathematics learning – some remarksWolfgang Schiôglmann

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Solving problems in everyday life: the interplay of different categories of knowledge and feelingsDhamma Colwell

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Who teaches maths in Higher Education?Pat Drake

 72

Becoming critical of adult numeracy in a Freirean literacy programAna Lucia Braz Dias

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Workshops 
Adult numeracy tutor training in England: past, present and futureDiana Coben and Joy Joseph

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Classroom Assistants and mathematicsAnne Kennelly

 105

Numeracy assessment for the International Life Skills SurveyMieke van Groenestijn and Mary Jane Schmitt

 116

Modelling workshop: how should we plan 400m run lanes?!Juergen Maasz and Wolfgang Schlôglmann

 123

Dyslexia and maths and dyscalculiaPat Healy

 127

Work in progress: developing a national framework for adults’ mathematical educationJohn O’Donoghue

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Parents as learners of mathematicsMarta Civil

 141

Competence and paralysis: a.case studyJanet Duffin

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Skills in arithmetic/mathematicsSimone van Duin, Netty van Leek and Mieke de Laat

 155

Strategies for mental mathematicsSylvia Johnson

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Topic Groups
Developing a theoretical framework for adult mathematics learning and teachingRoseanne Benn, Juergen Maasz and Kathy Safford

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The role of technology in supporting adult mathematics learningHarry Sormani

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Socio-cultural perspectives on adult mathematics learningDhamma Colwell

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Affective factors in adult mathematics learningAlison Tomlin

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Poster Sessions
West of England Numeracy Tutors ForumRuth Pocklinghorne, Meg North and Joy Joseph

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ALM meets APN: mathematics/socialism/historyDavid Kaye, Valerie Seabright

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Modelling masksCaz Randall

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