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DANDE Journal of Social Sciences and Communication
(Bindura University of Science Education, 2015)
Assessment of gender stereotype threat on Mathematics achievement at Advanced level in Guruve district, Zimbabwe.
The purpose of this study was to assess the gender stereotype threat on Mathematics achievement at Advanced level in Guruve District in Zimbabwe. The motivation of the study stemmed from the need to help the education ...
Exploring pre-service trainee mathematics major teachers’ understanding of trigonometry
This mixed methods case study explored pre-service trainee mathematics major teachers’ understanding of trigonometry concepts. The concepts of angle measure and Pythagoras’ theorem were taught to a class of 35 third year ...
Factors contributing to a low uptake of Mathematics by ordinary level students
This research project seeks to unveil factors that contribute to the low uptake of mathematics by Ordinary level students .It also seeks to establish any gender differences that characterise uptake of mathematics. A sample ...
Teachers’ knowledge of the concept of a function: a theoretical framework
(International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2013-05)
In order to teach mathematics effectively, mathematics teachers need to have a sound mathematical knowledge, but what constitutes sound mathematical knowledge for teaching is subject to debate. This paper is an attempt ...
Enhancing the teaching of ‘O’ level mathematics through activity classroom discussion-exercise : a case study of a secondary school in Matabeleland South Province
This study set to enhance the teaching and learning of ‘O’ Level Mathematics using the ACTIVITY-CLASSROOM DISCUSSION-EXERCISE (A.C.E) approach in the teaching and learning of Functional Graphs at form three level. The study ...
Exploring undergraduate in-service mathematics teachers` misconceptons of the notions of continuity and differentiability at Bindura University of Science Education
Continuity and differentiability are among the fundamental concepts in the learning of university mathematics. They are pre- requisite for other courses in undergraduate mathematics such as analysis and ordinary differential ...
Causes of mathematics anxiety among secondary school Mathematics learners: a case study of a secondary school in Manicaland province, Zimbabwe
The most severe consequence of Mathematics anxiety is a decreased level of achievement in Mathematics. This damaging consequence has repeatedly been reported, yet not much has been done to find the causes of Mathematics ...
Evaluating the levels of intimacy and integrity in school mathematics
In this study existing literature on mathematical intimacy and integrity provided lenses through which the following two research questions were addressed. How do mathematics teachers handle learners’ responses during ...
The relationship between undergraduate science education students’ achievement in statistics and their prior secondary school mathematics achievement
(International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, 2013-08)
The purpose of this research is to examine the nature of the relationships between undergraduate education students’ previous experiences of maths and their achievement in statistics course. Thirty undergraduate students ...