TY - JOUR
PY - 2011
SN - 1886-1350
N1 - 1886-1350
T2 - PNA
VL - 6
IS - 1
TI - Mathematics, computers in mathematics, and gender: public perceptions in context
UR - http://www.pna.es/Numeros2/pdf/Forgasz2011PNA6(1)Mathematics.pdf
PB - Grupo FQM
DA - 2002/09/01
KW - Beliefs
KW - Computer in mathematics
KW - Gender
KW - Test of mathematics achievement
AU - Forgasz, Helen J.
AU - Leder, Gilah C.
SP - 29-39
LA - English
AD - Monash University
M3 - Research paper
AB - In Australia, national tests of mathematics achievement continue showing small but consistent gender differences in favor of boys. Societal views and pressures are among the factors invoked to explain such subtle but persistent differences. In this paper we focus directly on the beliefs of the general public about studentsâ€™ learning of mathematics and the role played by computers, and then we compare the findings with data previously gathered from students. Although many considered it inappropriate to differentiate between boys and girls, gender based stereotyping was still evident.
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