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Title: A survey of some fifth- and sixth-formers' perceptions of mathematics
Authors: Goodall, GW
Issue Date: 1992
Publisher: Brunel University
Citation: Maths Technical Papers (Brunel University). February 1992, pp 1-48
Series/Report no.: ;TR/02/92
Abstract: This Report gives some results of a small but purposive survey of the attitudes of school fifth- and sixth-formers to mathematics as a subject and their opinions as to whether they wished to proceed to further study of mathematics. The survey was conducted by direct face-to-face interviewing of the pupils at their schools during the academic year 1990-1991. The interviewing and the initial analysis of the data were carried out by a fourth-year student, Mr R T Davies, in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Brunel University as part of his Final Year Project. The author of this Report was closely involved with the work, as was Dr E J Davis of Henley Management College; both the author and Dr Davis had roles of project supervisors and independent roles concerning survey design and analysis.
Appears in Collections:Dept of Mathematics Research Papers
Mathematical Sciences

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