Storying Joanne, an undergraduate mathematician

POVEY, H., ANGIER, C. and CLARKE, M. (2006). Storying Joanne, an undergraduate mathematician. Gender and education, 18 (5), 459-471.

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    Abstract

    In this article two different accounts are juxtaposed. In one, we use a variety of texts to narrate the story of Joanne, a woman undergraduate student of mathematics. Like many of our mature students Joanne came to the university with a 'non-traditional' academic background. We describe how Joanne developed as a learner of mathematics and connect this to our ways of working in the undergraduate mathematics classroom. We believe that our pedagogy is unusual outside (some) school classrooms and suggest it allows our students to develop positive 'disciplinary relationships'. In the other, we grapple with the issues raised by telling other people's stories especially when we are also characters within it. Our intention has been that, in interweaving these two threads, each helps us understand more about the other.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sheffield Institute of Education
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/09540250600881592
    Page Range: 459-471
    Depositing User: Ann Betterton
    Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2008
    Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 21:45
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/158

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