ALM 17

2010 ALM17 – Oslo, Norway

Theme: Maths At Work – Mathematics in a Changing World

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Plenary Presentations
Eva Jablonka, Luleå University of Technology, Contextualised Mathematics
Lene Johansen, Aalborg University, Why teach mathematics to Adults – in a changing world?
Lena Lindenskov, Danish School of Education, A door to lifelong learning for all
Terry Maguire, Institute of Technology Tallaght, Adults Learning Mathematics – Plotting a New Course
Daniel Sellers, Learning and Teaching Scotland, Tearing through the tartan maths ceiling
Sue Southwood, NIACE Maths matters at work

Paper Presentations
Våril Bendiksen Examples of Good Practice (abstr.)
Sakorn Boondao The Relationship between Students‘ Characteristics, Use of Mathematics Media and Achievement in Distance Education
Catherine Byrne Facilitating Mathematics Teaching and Learning within the Irish Prison Education Service: A model for future development – Work in Progress (abstr.)
Diana Coben High stakes assessment: Assessing numeracy for Nursing in two recent projects *
Laurence Cuffe Changing classroom culture: If everybody does something different we all work better together

Javier Diez-Palomar When parents become learners: a critical approach to family involvement in mathematics (abstr.)
Javier Diez-Palomar, Clive Kanes New theoretical trends for adults learning mathematics in the context of family involvement (abstr.)
Olivia Gill Evaluating the Impact of a Refresher Course in Mathematics on Adult Learners *
Lynroy Grant Ethical Issues of Learning Manual Mathematics Computations: When Pocket Calculators Can Do Better (abstr.)
Graham Griffiths, David Kaye Making a drama out of a crisis. Using theatrical scenes in an adult numeracy classroom
Anestine Hector Mason The New Adult Education Movement in the United States: Transitioning English Language Learners. ―What Role does Mathematical Literacy play?‖ (abstr.)
Kees Hoogland Realistic Numeracy Problems (abstr.)
David Kaye Defining Numeracy – the story continues (abstr.)
John J. Keogh, Terry Maguire, John O’Donoghue Looking at the Workplace through Mathematical Eyes – Challenges and Solutions*
Hazem Khalfallah Automated online homework vs traditional paper and pencil (abstr.)
Christopher M. Klinger The adult numeracy conundrum
Christopher M. Klinger The language of mathematics: lessons from English language proficiency *
Lionel N. Lacroix Dynamics of face-to-face mathematics teaching and learning in workplace training *
Lionel N. LaCroix The activity of a pre-apprentice learning to measure (abstr.)
Lisbeth Lindberg What is the role of mathematics in VET programmes in Sweden and who decides? (abstr.)

Bozena Maj Developing creative mathematical activities among mathematics teachers *
Tibor Marcinek, Ana Dias, Katrina Piatek-Jimenez Numeracy for all College Graduates? Challenges in Designing a College Competency Requirement in Quantitative Reasoning *
Barbara Miller-Reilly Enhancing research relationships between New Zealand and Europe: a beginning *
Zaeed Mohammed E-learning to improve numeracy (abstr.)
Barbara Poole Numeracy Requirements for Adult Learners Pursuing a Business Degree (abstr.)
Michael Rumbelow BBC Skillswise: new numeracy resources for the workplace at (abstr.)
Katherine Safford-Ramus Professional Development for Middle-School Teachers: A Summary of Recent Research in the United States *
Valerie Seabright Attitude, Perception, Reality – Use of Numeracy/Mathematics At Work
Ann Sitomer Exploring the influence of life and school on mathematical problem solving *
Jens Storm, Lena Lindenskov The Development Project Dyscalculia
Margrethe Marstrøm Svensrud The Framework for Basic Skills (abstr.)
Jan Sørlie The Basic Competence in Working Life programme (abstr.)
Konstantinos Tatsis Assessing in-service teachers‘ modelling activities: Issues of content and complexity *

Topic Group Paper
Christopher M. Klinger, M. Joanne Kantner Planning for the Future of ALM