ICMI Study 16 Study Volume released
Posted Saturday 13 December 2008, updated Wednesday 18 February
Springer has now released the Study Volume for
ICMI Study 16 Challenging
Mathematics in and beyond the Classroom. This book is the outcome of
6 years' work on the role of challenge, in its various forms, in improving the
learning outcome for students of mathematics.
Co-Chairs of the Study, and Co-Editors of the Study Volume, were Ed Barbeau, of the
University of Toronto, and Peter Taylor, Executive Director of the Australian Mathematics
Trust, based at the University of Canberra.
A total of 45 participants attended the Study Conference
and wrote the Study Volume. They came from many fields in mathematics and mathematics education.
More information on the Study, including background on ICMI Studies, the
official discussion document, who took part in this,
and how the Study progressed can be found on the Study web site.
Peter Taylor has been interviewed on the media with relation to the Study's completion,
and his views on possible implications for the Australian National Curriculum. Two
transcripts can be found below.
Springer's page advertising the Study Volume can be found
An advertising flyer for the book can be
found here. (1.2MB download)