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Title: Effective teacher training for the improvement of mathematics education in the Bahamas
Authors: Storr, E.R.
Keywords: Mathematics education - Bahamas
Helical curriculum
Mixed.ability teaching
Discovery learning strategy
Mathematical ideas
Applications of mathematics
Maths item banking
Issue Date: 1983
Publisher: © E.R. Storr
Abstract: This research is primarily concerned with the on-going development of the secondary mathematics curriculum in The Bahamas. In order to determine whether pupils assimilated mathematical ideas into a schematic structure, and could retrieve and use them as final behaviours outlined in the syllabuses, data from two diagnostic tests administered to pupils of 13+ and 15+ years respectively, were analysed. For the former age range, 377 pupils completed an Objective Test containing 50 items and for the latter age range 241 pupils attempted a Choice-Type Test with the instruction to choose any 10 of the total of 14 questions [continued]…
Description: A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/12622
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