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Jerry P. Becker

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ICME12 - TSG 29: Final program
Posted: Jun 27, 2012 8:53 AM
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Topic Study Group 29 (TSG 29) for ICME 12 -- Gender and Mathematics Education

The TSG 29 organizing committee is co-chaired by
Olof B. Steinthorsdottir (USA/Iceland) and
Veronique Lizan (France), with additional team
members Colleen Vale (Australia), Laura Martignon
(Germany), and Sun Hee Kim (Korea), along with
IPC Liaison Cheryl Praeger.

The organizing committee organized the accepted
papers for TSG 29 into four groups for
presentation and discussion:

-Introduction: Gender issues in research and learning environmental
-Student's achievement, assessment and classroom activities
-Self-efficacy and attitudes
-Gendered view of mathematics

The TSG 29 has four 90-minutes sessions (July 10,
11, 13, and 14), which will be devoted to
above-mentioned groups. The structure of each 90
minutes session will include brief opening
remarks by the TSG 29 organizing committee,
following by long (20-30 min) and short (10-15
min) paper presentations. Following each paper
presentation will be 5 to 10 minute discussions.
At the conclusion of each session, the TSG 29
organizing committee will make some brief closing
remarks.

The following timetable for TSG 29 provided details on the schedule.

Tuesday, July 10
Session 1 - 10:30 - 12:00

Introduction: Gender issues in research and learning environmental

Opening remarks: TSG 29 Committee members

Paper presentations:

· Unpacking gender issues research by Jennifer Hall

· Gender and learning environment: An analysis
of academic rigor and discourse in all girls, all
boys, and coeducational middle grades mathematics
classrooms by S. Megan Che and Elaine Wiegert.

Closing remarks: TSG 29 Committee members

Wednesday, July 11
Session 2 - 10:30 - 12:00

Student's achievement, assessment and classroom activities

Opening remarks: TSG 29 Committee members

Paper presentations:

· Pisa 2009 : Gender Equality in Mathematics
Attainment of 15-year-olds in Shanghai by Yan Zhu

· Research on trends in the number of female
students who entered the science high schools or
science gifted high schools in Korea by the
admission system by Jaehee Park, Sooil Choi,
Jongeun Moon, Jongseon Lee, and Jinho Gang

· Problem solving, mathematics education and
gender: a study with elementary school and junior
high school Brazilian students by Maria Helena
Favero and Yilton Riascos

Closing remarks: TSG 29 Committee members

Thursday, July 12 EXCURSION DAY

Friday, July 13
Session 3 - 11:00 - 12:30

Self-efficacy and attitudes

Opening remarks: TSG 29 Committee members

Paper presentations:

· The influence of gender on the accuracy of 5
students' self -efficacy and self-assessment
evaluations by Patricia Hunsader

· Parental influences on boys' and girls'
attitudes toward mathematics in Korea by Lee
Eun-Jung, Min-Sun Park, Mimi Park, and Kyeong-Hwa
Lee

· "It's more active, you move around":
Contrasting fabric technology with mathematics at
secondary school by Fiona Hagan

Closing remarks: TSG 29 Committee members

Saturday, July 14
Session 2 - 10:30 - 12:00

Gendered view of mathematics

Opening remarks: TSG 29 Committee members

Paper presentations:

· Pre-school mathematics - a gendered activity by Lovisa Sumpter

· Australian and Israeli teachers' gendered
views of mathematics by Helen Forgasz and David
Mittelberg

Open discussions and reflection

Closing remarks: TSG 29 committee members

List of presentations and presenters

Tuesday, July 10

Introduction: Gender issues in research and learning environmental

· Jennifer Hall (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Unpacking gender issues research.

· S. Megan Che (Clemson University, USA) and
Elaine Wiegert (University of South Carolina
Upstate, USA)
Gender and learning environment: An analysis of
academic rigor and discourse in all girls, all
boys, and coeducational middle grades mathematics
classrooms..

Wednesday, July 11

Student's achievement, assessment and classroom activities

· Yan Zhu (East China Normal University, China)
Pisa 2009 : Gender Equality in Mathematics
Attainment of 15-year-olds in Shanghai..

· Jaehe Park (Gyeonggi Science High School),
Sooil Choi (The Korean Society of Teachers of
Mathematics), Jongeun Moon (Ewha Womans
University), Jongseon Lee (Deagu II Science High
School), and Jinho Gang (The Korean Society of
Teachers of Mathematics)
Research on trends in the number of female
students who entered the science high schools or
science gifted high schools in Korea by the
admission system.

· Maria Helena Favero (University of Brasilia,
Brasil), and Yilton Riascos (University of Cauca,
Colombia)
Problem solving, mathematics education and
gender: a study with elementary school and junior
high school Brazilian students.

Friday, July 13

Self-efficacy and attitudes

· Patricia Hunsader (University of Southern Florida, USA)
The influence of gender on the accuracy of 5
students' self -efficacy and self-assessment
evaluations.

· Eun-Jun Jung, Min-Sun Park, Mimi Park
(Graduate School of Seoul National University,
South Korea) and Kyeong-Hwa Lee (Seoul National
University, South Korea)
Parental influences on boys' and girls' attitudes toward mathematics in Korea.

· Fiona Hagan (University of Otago, New Zealand)
"It's more active, you move around": Contrasting
fabric technology with mathematics at secondary
school.

Saturday, July 14

Gendered view of mathematics

· Lovisa Sumpter (Uppsala University, Sweden)
Pre-school mathematics - a gendered activity.

· Helen Forgasz (Monash University, Australia),
and David Mittelberg, (Oranim Academic College of
Education, Israel)
Australian and Israeli teachers' gendered views of mathematics.

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Jerry P. Becker
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Southern Illinois University
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E-mail: jbecker@siu.edu



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