ALM 19

2012 ALM19  – Auckland, NewZealand

Theme: Synergy – Working together to achieve more than the sum of the parts

Proceedings ALM19 6.5Mb

Table of Contents


Keynote Presentations
Paul Satherley Numeracy in the Workplace: Findings on occupational numeracy practices from the 2006 Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey in New Zealand
Bill Barton Mathematical Tribes: Our Wars and Intermarriages

Paper Presentations

  • Gail E. FitzSimons Doing Mathematics in the Workplace: A Brief Review of Selected Literature
  • John J. Keogh, Theresa Maguire and John O’Donoghue A Workplace Contextualisation of Mathematics: Visible, Distinguishable and Meaningful Mathematics in Complex Contexts
  • Diana Coben and Keith Weeks Behind the Headlines: Authentic Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Competence in Medication Dosage Calculation Problem Solving in and for Nursing
  • Phil Kane Spatial Awareness and Estimation in Recycling and Refuse Collection
  • Kelvin Ralph Mills Some Correspondences and Disjunctions between School Mathematics and the Mathematical Needs of Apprentice Toolmakers A New Zealand Perspective
  • Gill Thomas Connecting the dots for a more numerate New Zealand
  • Robyn Gandell and Bettina Schwenger Connecting the Dots: Is There a Link Between Student Literacy and Numeracy?
  • Glen Bryant Working with the Reading Demands of the Numeracy Classroom: Going Beyond Word Bombs
  • Rachel Bulliff and Jenny Young-Loveridge The Impact of Teaching on the Mathematics Learning of Two Prisoners
  • Donald Smith Lucky Colours of Sunshine: Explaining the Mathematics of Chance Gambling
  • Diana Coben, Niki McCartney and Barbara Miller-Reilly Building Capacity in the Adult Numeracy Workforce after IALS: Developments in Professional Development for Adult Numeracy Education in New Zealand and England
  • Linda Galligan Academic Numeracy as a Framework for Course Development
  • Lesley Wilkins Synergising Mathematics Support Within a University Setting
  • Anne Abbott “It’s your money they’re after!”: Using advertising flyers to teach percentages
  • Jenny Young-Loveridge How Might Schools Contribute to the Poor Mathematics Skills of Adult New Zealanders?
  • Katherine Safford-Ramus and Amelia Rotondo A Review and Summary of Research on Adult Mathematics Education in North America (2000-2012)
  • Frank Smedley An Emerging Framework for Ethnography of Adult Mathematical and Numeracy Practices
  • Damon Whitten Divergent Learner Pathways: Exploring the Mathematical Beliefs of Young Adult Learners
  • Christopher M. Klinger Selective Ignorance and the Adult Numeracy Conundrum
  • Dave Tout Literacy, Language and Mathematics: Working Together in Achieving Competence in Numeracy
  • Linda Galligan Poster Presentation: Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning Community of Practice
  • Keith McNaught Helping University Students Appreciate “the Inherent, Innate and Pervasive” Nature of Mathematics
  • Theresa Maguire Developing Maths Eyes – A Successful Model for Building Confidence in Mathematics in a Community
  • Adrienne Dearnley Mathematics for Health Students
  • Anestine Hector-Mason Numeracy and Informal Banking: What Does the Sou-Sou Tell Us About Numerate Behaviours?
  • Dave Tout Some Reflections on Adults’ Numeracy Competence from International and National Numeracy and Mathematical Literacy Assessments