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Mathematics Education in Different Cultural Traditions: A Comparative
Study of East Asia and the West - Discussion Document      1
Mathematics Education in East Asia anrd the West: Does Culture Matter?
LEUNG KooN SH-ING FREDERICK                               21
Section 1: Context of Mathematical Education - Introduction
FAN LIANGHUO & WALTHER FISCHER                            47
Chapter -1: A Traditional Aspect of Mathematics Education in Japan
ICHIEi HIRABAYASHI                                        51
Shapter 1-2: From Wasan to Yozan
KrNJI UENO                                                65
S,hapter 1-3: Perceptions of Mathematics and Mathematics Education
in the Course of History -- A Revieow of Western Perspectives
CHRISTIN KEITEL                                           81
(iCapter 1-4: Historical Topics as Indicators for the Existence of
Fundamentals in Educational Mathematics
WALTHER L FISCHER                                         95
ihapter 1-5: From "Eitering the Way" to "Exiting the Way": In
Search of a Bridge to Span "Basic SIcils" and "Process Abilities"
WONG NGA I-YING                                          II i
Chapter 16: Practice Makes Perfect: A Key Belief in China
LI S     HI                                              129
Chaoter 1-7: The Origins of Pupils' Awareness of Teachers' Mathe-
iaties Pedagogical Values: Confucianism and Buddhism-Driven
LEU YUH-CHYN & WIT CHAO-JUING                            139
Section 2: Curriculum - Introduction
MARGARET WU, PARK KYTJNGMEE & LEUNG KOON
SHING FREDERICK                                        153
Chapter 2-1: Some Comparative Studies between French and
Vietnamese Curricula
AN F BESSOT & CLAUDE C OMITI                           159
Chapter 2-2 An Overview of the Mathematics Curnicula in the West
and East
MARGARET WU& ZHANGDIANZHOU .                           181
Chapter 2-3: Classification and Framing of Mathematical Knowledge
in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, and the United States
LI YEPING & MARK B. GINSBURG                           195
Chapter 2-4: Comparative Study of Arithmetic Problems in
Singaporean and American Mathematics Textbooks
YEAP BAN-HAR; BFVERLY J. FERRUCCI& JACK A. CARTER      213
Chapter 2-5 A. Comparative Study of the Mathemnatics TextbooLs of'
China, England, Japan, Korea, and the United States
PARK KYUNGMEE & LEUNG KOON SHING FREDERICK             227
Chapter 2-6: A Comparison Of Mathematics Performance between
East and West: What PISA and TIMSS Can Tell Us
MARGA RET WU                                           239
Chapter i2-7 Case Studies on Mathematics Assessment Practices in
Australian and Chinese Primary Schools
ZHFAO DA-CHENG; JOANNE MULLIGAN &
MICHAEL MIT CHELMORE                                   261
Chapter 2-8: Philippine Perspective on the ICMI Comparative Study
BIENVENIDo F. NEBRES, S J.                             277
Section 3: Teaching and Learning -- Introduction
COLErTE LABORDE                                         285
Chapter 3-1: T he TIMSS 1995 and 1999 Video Studies
JOHANNA NEUBRAND                                        291
Chapter 3-2: Proposal for a Framework to Analyse Mathematics
Education in Eastern and Western Traditions
G ABRIELE KAISER, KEIKO HINO AND CHRISTINE KNIPPING     319
Chapter 3-3: Cultural Diversity and the Learner's Perspective:
Attending to Voice and Context
DAVID CLARKE, YOSHINORI SHIMIZU, SOLEDAD A.
ULEP, FLORENDA L, GALLOS, GODFREY SETHOLE; JILL
ADLER & RENUKA VITHAL                                   353
Chapter 34: Mathematics Education in China: From a Cultural
Perspective
ZMENG YUXIN                                             381
Cha pter 3-5: Mathematics Education and Information and
Communication Technologies: An Introduction
KLAUS-DIETER GRAF                                       391
Shapter 3-5a: Cultural Awareness Arising from Internet
Communication between Japanese and Australian Classrooms
MASAMI ISODA; BARRY McCRAE & KAYE STACEY                397
Chapter 3-5b: The International Distance Learning Activities of
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Chapter 3-5: Distance Learning between Japanese and German
C lassrooms
KLi usD. GRAF & SEiJI MORIYA                            415
Section 4: alues and Beliefs - Introduction
ALAN BISITOP                                            427
Ch(aptt 4 -i: Co inpa! ing Primary and SccondaCnv Mathematics Teachers'
Beiiefs Cabout Mathem atics,\ Mathematics Learnin and
Mathematics Teaching in Hong Kong and Australia
3O PF RRY, WONG'NGA -Y IN      P &ETF HO WARD           435
Chapter 4-)2: The Impact of CUltural Differences on Middle School
Mathematics Teachers' Beliefs in the U.S, and China
AN S-H  L A, GERALD 'I iT I\ Wt ZHONG 1E,  P  &
VW  NG LJN                                              449
Chapte; '4- I:S. and Chiinese Teachers' Cultural ViAues of
Rcnresentationls in 1Mathelnatls Education
CAT Jir)fA                                             4:5
Chapter 441  A Comparison of Mathematical Values Conveyed in
Mat liCnatics Textbooks i1 China and Austrafia
CAO ZHONG tlIN, SEA  WEE TTONG & ALAN . BISHFOP         483
Chapter 4-5: Values and Classroom Interaction: Students Struggle
for Sense Making
VA JIABLONKA & CHRI.STINE K'FITF                        495
Chapter 4-64 Trip For the Body, .xpedition for the Soul: nii Explorator
Survey of Iwo East Asian Teachers of Mathematics in Australia
S A      _H Wfin Trlo  & ALAN j. B1SJ4OP                523'
Chaptel 4- : C oncvptuaissing Pedaigogical VOalIues and Idenllities in
Seacher Development
C IN C-HIEN                                             537
Section 5: Outlook and Conclusions - Introduction.
LEUNG KoON SHING FREDERICK, KLAUS-DIETER GRAF &
FRANCIS J. LOPEz-REAL                                   549
Chapter 5-1: Elements of a Semiotic Analysis of the Secondary Level
Classroom in Japan
CARL WINSL0W & FHIDEYO EMORI                            553
Chapter 5-2: Other Converitions in Mathematics and Mathem'nfatics
Education
VALERIv ALEKSEEV, BILL BARTON & GELSA KNUIJNIK         567
Chapter 5-3: What Comes After This Col paraiive Study - More
Comnpetitios or 'More Collaborations?
ALAN J. BISHOP                                          581



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mathematics Study and teaching Cross-cultural studies Congresses, Mathematics Study and teaching East Asia Congresses