### Proceedings ALM-8, Roskilde, Denmark,2001

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**Plenary Lectures**

Lifelong Learning – a political agenda! Also a Research Agenda? **10**

Henning Sailing Olesen

What Counts as Mathematics in Adult and Vocational Education? **21**

Numeracy for empowerment and democracy?

Gail FitzSimons

(Dis)empowering forces in everyday mathematics. Challenges to democracy **33**

Lena Lindenskov & Paola Valer o

**Paper Presentations** 43

Maths and Measurement: Developing measurement skills in adult learners **44**

of mathematics. (An evaluation of the efficacy of critical mathematics methods in bridging education)

Anne Abbott

Secret knowledge: Indigenous Australians and learning mathematics **50**

Roseann Benn

Mathematics for Parents: Issues of Pedagogy and Content **60**

Marta Civil

Evaluating an educational programme for enhancing adults’ **68**

quantitative problem-solving and decision-making Noel Coller an, John O Donoghue & Eamonn Murphy

What Numeracy Skills do Adults need for Life? **81**

Dhamma Colwell

Developing the Ideas of Affect and Emotion among Adult Learners **88**

Jeff Evans

Mathematics **97**

– The STEPS for Empowerment in a University Foundation Program

Milton Fuller

Goals of numeracy teaching **103**

Lene Ostergaard Johansen

Calculating people: measurement as a social process **112**

Betty Johnston

A grounded approach to practitioner training in Ireland: some findings from **120**

a national survey of practitioners in Adult Basic Education

Terry Maguire & John O ‘Donoghue

Adult Ways of Knowing: a Summary of Perspectives from **133**

Five Research Groups

Katherine Safford

Mathematics and Society – Must all People Learn Mathematics? **139**

Wolfgang Schlôglmann

Basic Skills Strategy – a practitioner perspective ** 145**

Valerie Seabright

Mathematics Teaching for the Prevention and Reduction of Problem Gambling **146**

Donald Smith

‘Real life’ in everyday and academic maths **156**

Alison Tomlin

**Poster Session ****165**

Teaching Adult Students Numeracy and Mathematics **166**

Richards O. Angioma

**Topic Groups ****171**

Topic Group A – Developing a Theoretical Framework for Adults Learning Mathematics

Developing a Theoretical Framework for Adults Learning Mathematics: **172**

The Case of Numeracy

Tine Wedege & Roseanne Benn

Exploring A Hypothesis **173**

Mark Schwartz

Topic Group B – Mathematics education for the workplace

A changed perception of mathematics for the workplace **178**

Lisbeth Lindberg

ALM8 Conference

Mathematics education for the workplace **179**

Jaine Chisholm Caunt

Mathematical Literacy; What’s in the name? **180**

Henk van der Kooij

Topic Group C – Affective Factors in Adult Mathematics Learning

Affective Factors in Adult Mathematics Learning **181**

Jeff Evans

Towards a Holistic Model of Numeracy Competence **183**

Beth Marr

Mathematics Anxiety and Perceived Competency to Teach Among **193**

Student Teachers

Alan Bowd & Patrick Brady

Breaking the Barrier – Student perception on how the necessary **200**

maths support has facilitated entry into higher education

Patricia Alexander & Poppy Pickard

Workshops **207**

Multimedia Maths – Multiplying Opportunities for Formal and **208**

informal Numeracy Learning Laura Carroll & Sarah Kowall

Numeracy Skills for Life: Numeracy in the New Adult Basic Skills **209**

Strategy in England Diana Coben

Personal methods as a means of achieving empowerment and democracy **217**

Janet Duffln

Gender in ALM – Women and Men Learning Mathematics **223**

Inge Henningsen

Practitioners, Questions and Research **233**

David Kaye & EigilP. Hansen

Competence based math in modules **234**

Harrie Sormani & Ben Hermeler