Title

A Study of Teacher Experience, Knowledge of and Attitude toward Mathematics and the Relationship of These Variables to Elementary School Pupils' Attitudes toward and Achievement in Mathematics

Date of Award

1969

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Education (EdD)

Department

Teaching and Leadership

Advisor(s)

John W. Wilson

Keywords

Mathematics, Attitudes, Achievement, Teacher Knowledge

Subject Categories

Education

Abstract

The purpose of the present study were threefold: (1) to describe the relationship between teacher attitude toward mathematics and such teacher characteristics as grade level taught, college semester hours earned in mathematics, educational level and teacher knowledge of mathematical concepts; (2) to describe the relationship among teacher attitudes toward mathematics, pupil attitude toward mathematics and pupil achievement in elementary school mathematics; and (3) to describe the relationship between teacher knowledge of mathematical concepts and pupil achievement in elementary school mathematics.

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