ALM10 Conference

 

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Provisional Program ALM10
Theme of the Conference:
Learning Mathematics to live and work in our world

Last update: 30 May 2003

Sunday 29th June 2003
09:00 - 18:00 Registration
18:00 - 19.00 Dinner
19:00 - 19:10 Opening and Welcome
19:10 - 20:40 Plenary Lecture: H. Engl, University Linz, Austria: 
   Mathematics and Industry - a Relation for Mutual Benefit
20:40 -    Buffet/Bar
     
Monday 30th June
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
08:30 - 09:00 Late and Day Registration continued
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome Addresses
09:30 - 10:45 Plenary Lecture: Mieke van Groenestijn, University Utrecht, Netherlands
     Functional Numeracy in Everyday Life
10:45 - 11:15 Refreshments
11:15 - 12:30 Workshops 
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M. Baxter, E. Leddy, A. Tomlin and T. Wresniwiro: Where is the Mathematics in Measurement?

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J. Evans: Mathematics Done by Adults as Portrayed in Cultural Media Workshop

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L. Lindenskov, T. Maguire and P. Weng: Professional Development of Adult Numeracy Tutors - What Form does it take?

* J. K. Nyirenda: Creativity and Learning; The Use of African Folktales
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Paper Presentations
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M. da Conceição Ferreira Reis Fonseca: Discourse, Memory and Inclusion: Reminiscences of Schooling Mathematics Made by Students of the Adult Elementary Education (EJA)

* H. van der Kooij:  Do Competent Workers Need Mathematics?
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T. Maguire, J. O'Donogue: Numeracy Concept Sophistication - an Organising Framework, a Useful Thinking Tool

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V. Seabright: Comparative Study of French and U.K. Mathematics and Numeracy Education

14:45 - 15:00 Refreshments
15:00 - 15:45 Discussion Group and Workshops
* R. O. Angiama: Teaching Adult students. Mathematical Investigation
* J. Diez Palomar: Math Literacy of Adults: An Example about Proportions
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J. Swain, E. Baker, D. Holder, B. Newmarch: Exploring the Contexts, Meanings and Uses of Numeracy for Teachers and Adult Learners

15:45 - 16:00  Break
16:00 - 16:45 Paper Presentations
* M. de Agüero Mercedes: Studying Mathematical Everyday Working                                    Problems
* D. Coben: Reviewing Research in Adult Numeracy
* I. Henningsen, T. Wedege: Values and Mathematics: Attitudes among                                     Teachers in Adult Education
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S. Kvalø: Coping with Professional Studies that Require Mathematics: How Adult Learners with Little or no Formal Schooling in Mathematics Handle Medicine Calculation in Nursing Colleges

17:00 -18:30 Panel discussion: F. Bauer and  A. Schneeberger: Adults Learning in Austria: History, Facts, Trends 
18:30 - 19:30 Dinner
19:30 - 21:00 Preparing the AGM: ALM trustees meeting, open for members
     
Tuesday 1st July
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 - 10:15 Plenary Lecture: Dr. Tine Wedege, University Roskilde, Denmark
   Sociomathematics - Researching adults' mathematics in work
10:15 - 10:45 Refreshments
10:45 - 11:30 Workshops
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E. Baker, M. Baxter, D. Holder, E. Leddy, B. Newmarch and T. Wresniwiro: Being Teacher- Researchers

* D. Kaye: Defining Numeracy - Concepts, Meaning and Words - a Discussion
* A. McDonell: Interactive whole Class Teaching. Will it work?
11:30 - 11:45 Break
11:45 - 12:30 Paper presentations
* N. Colleran, J. O'Donoghue, E. Murphy: Adult Problem Solving: New Insights from Old Data
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B. Hermeler, L. Lindenskov: The ALMAB-project: Activities and Plans in Exchange across Borders

* M. Horne: Learning Mathematics through Pedagogy
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M. Inglis: A  Possible Cognitive Framework with the Potential to Bridge the School-Vocational Mathematical Divide

* D. M. Spresser: Mathematical Tasks for Work and Life
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Topic Groups  
15:30 - 16:00 Refreshments
16:00 - 18:30 AGM
19:00 - Conference Dinner with traditional Austrian folk music ("Stubenmusi") at Restaurant "Weisses Rössl" (St. Wolfgang)
     
Wednesday 2nd July
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 -09:45 Paper Presentations
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G. FitzSimons: Towards an Evaluative Framework for New Learning Technologies in Adult Mathematics/Numeracy Education

* J. Gillespie: National Survey of Numeracy – Findings, Insights, Discussion and Implications
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L. Lindenskov: Teachers' Approaches to Mathematics to Live and Work - a Model of Four Stages

* K. Safford: Equipped for the Future: Ten Years Old and still Going Strong
09:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:15 Plenary Lecture: R. Strässer, Sweden
   Mathematics at Work: Adults and Artefacts
11:15 - 11:30 Refreshments
11:30 - 12:30 Plenary - International Perspective on Adult Numeracy
  Closing Session
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
    

 

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