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Abstracts of The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education: China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, and India

Special Supplement to the International Sourcebooks in Mathematics and Science Education Series Editor: Bharath Sriraman, The University of Montana

International Sourcebooks in Mathematics and Science Education


Bharath Sriraman, Series Editor The First Sourcebook on Nordic Research in Mathematics Education: Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, and Contributions From Finland (2010) edited by Bharath Sriraman, Christer Bergsten, Simon Goodchild, Gudbjorg Palsdottir, Bettina Dahl Sndergaard, and Lenni Haapasalo The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education: China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, and India (2012) Edited by Bharath Sriraman, Jinfa Cai, Kyeong-Hwa Lee, Fan Lianghuo, Yoshinori Shimuzu, Lim Chap Sam, and K. Subramaniam The First Sourcebook on Mediterranean and South Central Asian Research in Mathematics and Science Education: Cyprus, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Iran, Pakistan, and Central Asia (in development 2012) edited by Bharath Sriraman, Constantinos Christou, Roza Leikin, Ahmet Arikan, Constantinos Tzakanis, and Anjum Halai

Abstracts of The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education: China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, and India
Edited by
Bharath Sriraman The University of Montana Jinfa Cai University of Delaware Kyeong-Hwa Lee Seoul National University Fan Lianghuo University of Southampton Yoshinori Shimuzu University of Tsukuba Lim Chap Sam Universiti Sains Malaysia K. Subramaniam Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India

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Advisory Board
Ahmet Arikan, Gazi University, Turkey Marcelo Borba, So Paulo State University, Brazil Jinfa Cai, University of Delaware Lim Chapsam, Universiti Sains, Malaysia Lyn English, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Viktor Freiman, University of Moncton, Canada Simon Goodchild, University of Agder, Norway Gudbjorg Palsdottir, University of Iceland Guenter Toerner, University of Duisburg-Essen Germany Doru Stefanescu, University of Bucharest, Romania K. Subramaniam, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India

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CHINA
PART I: CULTURE, TRADITION, AND HISTORY 1. Zhi Y Xng Nn (Knowing Is Easy and Doing Is Difficult) or Vice Versa? A Chinese Mathematicians Observation on History and Pedagogy of Mathematics Activities Man-Keung Siu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 2. The Study on Application of Mathematics History in Mathematics Education in China 7 Zezhong Yang and Jian Wang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 3. Cultural Roots, Traditions, and Characteristics of Contemporary Mathematics Education in China Dianzhou Zhang, Shiqi Li, and Xuhui Li . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 PART II: ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION 4. Factors Affecting Mathematical Literacy Performance of 15-Year-Old Students in Macao: The PISA Perspective Kwok-Cheung Cheung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 5. Has Curriculum Reform Made A Difference in the Classroom? An Evaluation of the New Mathematics Curriculum in Mainland China Yujing Ni, Qiong Li, Jinfa Cai, and Kit-Tai Hau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 vii

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PART III: CURRICULUM 6. Early Algebra in Chinese Elementary Mathematics Textbooks: The Case of Inverse Operations Meixia Ding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 7. The Development of Chinese Mathematics Textbooks for Primary and Secondary Schools Since the Twentieth Century Shi-hu Lv, Ting Chen, Aihui Peng, and Shangzhi Wang . . . . . . . . . . 000 8. Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching Materials in China from 19502000 Jianyue Zhang, Wei Sun, and Arthur B. Powell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 9. Chinese Mathematics Curriculum Reform in the TwentyFirst Century: 2000-2010 Jian Liu, Lidong Wang, Ye Sun, and Yiming Cao 10. Basic Education Mathematics Curriculum Reform in the Greater Chinese Region: Trends and Lessons Learned Chi-Chung Lam, Ngai-Ying Wong, Rui Ding, Siu Pang Titus Li, and Yun-Peng Ma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 PART IV: MATHEMATICAL COGNITION 29 11. Promoting Young Childrens Development of Logico-Math Thinking Through Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division in Operational Math Zi-Juan Cheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 12. Development of Mathematical Cognition in PreSchool Children 33 Qingfen Hu and Jing Zhang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 13. Chinese Childrens Understanding of Fraction Concept Ziqiang Xin and Chunhui Liu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 14. Teaching and Learning of Number Sense in Taiwan Der-Ching Yang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 15. Chinese Contemporary Investigations of Mathematical Cognitive Learning Ping Yu, Wenhua Yu, and Yingfang Fu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 16. Chinese Mathematical Processing and Mathematical Brain Xinlin Zhou, Wei Wei, Chuansheng Chen, and Qi Dong . . . . . . . . . . . 000

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PART V: TEACHING AND TEACHER EDUCATION 17. Comparing Teachers Knowledge on Multidigit Division Between the United States and China Shuhua An and Song A. An . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 18. Problem Solving in Chinese Mathematics Education: Research and Practice Jinfa Cai and Bikai Nie and Lijun Ye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 19. Developing a Coding System for Video Analysis of Classroom Interaction Yiming Cao, Chen He, and Liping Ding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 20. Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving in Alternative Solution Methods: An Exploratory Study Shin-Yi Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 21. Mathematical Problem-Posing Instruction: From Research-Based Tasks, Teachers Professional Growth to Students Learning Shuk-kwan S. Leung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 22. Mathematical Discourse in Chinese Classrooms: An Insiders Perspective Ida Ah Chee Mok, Xinrong Yang, and Yan Zhu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 23. Reviving Teacher Learning: Chinese Mathematics Teacher Professional Development in the Context of Educational Reform 57 Lynn W. Paine, Yanping Fang, and Heng Jiang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 24. The Status Quo and Prospect of Research on Mathematics Education for Ethnic Minorities in China Tang Hengjun, Peng Aihui, Chen Bifen, Yu Bo, Huang Yanping, and Song Naiqing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 25. Achieving Instructional Coherence in Classroom Instruction: A Discourse Perspective Tao Wang and Jinfa Cai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 26. Chinese Elementary Teachers Mathematics Knowledge for Teaching: Role of Subject Related Training, Mathematic Teaching Experience, and Current Curriculum Study in Shaping Its Quality Jian Wang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

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27. Why Always Greener on the Other Side?: The Complexity of Chinese and U.S. Mathematics Education Thomas E. Ricks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 PART VI: TECHNOLOGY 28. A Chinese Software SSP for the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives Chunlian Jiang, Jingzhong Zhang, and Xicheng Peng . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 29. E-Learning in Mathematics Education Siu Cheung Kong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

KOREA
30. Korean Research in Mathematics Education Kyeong-Hwa Lee, Jennifer M. Suh, Rae Young Kim, and Bharath Sriraman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 31. A Review of Philosophical Studies on Mathematics Education Jin Young Nam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 32. Mathematics Curriculum Kyungmee Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 33. Mathematics Textbooks Jeong Suk Pang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 34. Using the History of Mathematics to Teach and Learn Mathematics Hye Won Chang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 35. Perspectives on Reasoning Instruction in the Mathematics Education Bo Mi Shin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 36. Mathematical Modeling Yeong Ok Chong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 37. Gender and Mathematics Eun Jung Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 38. Mathematics Assessment Gwi Soo Na . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 39. Examining Key Issues in Research on Teacher Education Goo Yeon Kim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

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40. Trends in the Research of Teachers Beliefs About Mathematics Education Dong-Hwan Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

SINGAPORE
41. Mathematical Problem Solving Research Involving Students in Singapore Mathematics Classrooms (2001 to 2011): What Is Done and What More Can Be Done Chan Chun Ming Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 42. Research on Singapore Mathematics Curriculum and Textbooks: Searching for Reasons Behind Students Outstanding Performance Yan Zhu and Lianghuo Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 43. Teachers Assessment Literacy and Student Learning in Singapore Mathematics Classrooms Kim Hong Koh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 44. A Theoretical Framework for Understanding the Different Attention Resource Demands of Letter-Symbolic Versus Model Method Swee Fong Ng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 45. A Multidimensional Approach to Understanding in Mathematics Among Grade 8 Students in Singapore Boey Kok Leong, Shaljan Areepattamannil, and Berinderjeet Kaur . . . 000

MALAYASIA
46. Mathematics Education Research in Malaysia: An Overview Chap Sam Lim, Parmjit Singh, Liew Kee Kor, and Cheng Meng Chew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 47. Research Studies in the Learning and Understanding of Mathematics: A Malaysian Context Parmjit Singh and Teoh Sian Hoon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 48. Numeracy Studies in Malaysia Munirah Ghazali and Abdul Razak Othman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 49. Malaysian Research in Geometry Cheng Meng Chew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

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50. Research in Mathematical Thinking in Malaysia: Some Issues and Suggestions Shafia Abdul Rahman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 51. Studies About Values in Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Malaysia Sharifah Norul Akmar Syed Zamri and Mohd Uzi Dollah . . . . . . . . . . 000 52. Transformation of School Mathematics Assessment Tee Yong Hwa, Chap Sam Lim, and Ngee Kiong Lau . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 53. Mathematics Incorporating Graphics Calculator Technology in Malaysia Liew Kee Kor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 54. Mathematics Teacher Professional Development in Malaysia Chin Mon Chiew, Chap Sam Lim, and Ui Hock Cheah . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

JAPAN
55. Mathematics Education Research in Japan: An Introduction Yoshinori Shimizu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 56. A Historical Perspective on Mathematics Education Research in Japan 137 Naomichi Makinae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 57. The Development of Mathematics Education as a Research Field in Japan Yasuhiro Sekiguchi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 58. Research on Proportional Reasoning in Japanese Context Keiko Hino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 59. Learning Algebra and Use of Literal Symbols Toshiakira Fujii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 60. Proving as an Explorative Activity in Mathematics Education 151 Mikio Miyazaki and Taro Fujita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 61. Developments in Research on Mathematical Problem Solving in Japan 155 Kazuhiko Nunokawa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 62. Research on Teaching and Learning Mathematics With Information and Communication Technology Yasuyuki Iijima . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

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63. Inner Teacher: The Role of Metacognition in Learning Mathematics and Its Implication to Improving Classroom Practice Keiichi Shigematsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 64. Cross-cultural Studies on Mathematics Classroom Practices Yoshinori Shimizu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 65. Systematic Support of Life-Long Professional Development for Teachers Through Lesson Study 169 Akihiko Takahashi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

INDIA
66. Evolving Concerns Around Mathematics as a School Discipline: Curricular Vision, Classroom Practice and the National Curriculum Framework (2005) Farida Abdulla Khan and Jamia Millia Islamia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 67. Curriculum Development in Primary Mathematics: The School Mathematics Project Amitabha Mukherjee and Vijaya S. Varma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 68. Intervening for Number Sense in Primary Mathematics Usha Menon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 69. Some Ethical Concerns in Designing Upper Primary Mathematics curriculum: A report From the Field 193 Jayasree Subramanian, Sunil Verma, and Mohd.Umar . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 70. Students Understanding of Algebra and Curriculum Reform Rakhi Banerjee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 71. Professional Development of In-Service Mathematics Teachers in India Ruchi S. Kumar, K. Subramaniam, and Shweta Naik . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 72. Insights Into Students Errors Based on Data From Large-Scale Assessments Aaloka Kanhere, Anupriya Gupta, and Maulik Shah . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 73. Assessment of Mathematical Learning: Issues and Challenges Shailesh Shirali . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 74. Technology and Mathematics Education: Issues and Challenges Jonaki B. Ghosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

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75. Mathematics Education in Precolonial and Colonial South India Senthil Babu. D . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 76. Representations of Numbers in the Indian Mathematical Tradition of Combinatorial Problems Raja Sridharan and K. Subramaniam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000