The Resource Ethnomathematics and the Australian Aborigine, John A. Malone, Peter C. Taylor; Vic Forrest

Ethnomathematics and the Australian Aborigine, John A. Malone, Peter C. Taylor; Vic Forrest

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Ethnomathematics and the Australian Aborigine
Title
Ethnomathematics and the Australian Aborigine
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John A. Malone, Peter C. Taylor; Vic Forrest
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Language
eng
Summary
Ethnomathematics refers to the mathematics used by a specific cultural group in the course of solving problems related to its environment; recent cognitive research focussed on the nature of the ethnomathematics of 'traditional' Aborigines; cites research to highlight the cognitive proficiency of Aboriginal people and outlines an array of culture relevant cognitive strategies; argues for the need for more ethnomathematical research is needed to further identify the nature of traditional Aboriginal mathematical content and applications to help dispel the myth of the 'deficit model'
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Malone, John A
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Taylor, Peter C
  • Forrest, Victor T. A
  • Western Australian Institute of Technology
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnomathematics
  • Mathematics
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Ethnomathematics and the Australian Aborigine, John A. Malone, Peter C. Taylor; Vic Forrest
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Publication
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"Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Conference, August 1985"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 15-17
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
17 leaves
Label
Ethnomathematics and the Australian Aborigine, John A. Malone, Peter C. Taylor; Vic Forrest
Publication
Note
"Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Conference, August 1985"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 15-17
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
17 leaves

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