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Mathematics Education

Editor-in-Chief: Gabriele Kaiser

ISSN: 1863-9690 (print version)
ISSN: 1863-9704 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11858

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  • Surveys, discusses, and builds upon current research and theoretical-based perspectives in mathematics education
  • Publishes invitation-only papers in seven annual themed issues
  • One of the oldest mathematics education research journals in publication
  • Serves as a forum for critical analysis of issues within the field
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

ZDM is one of the oldest mathematics education research journals in publication. The journal surveys, discusses, and builds upon current research and theoretical-based perspectives in mathematics education. In addition, it serves as a forum for critical analysis of issues within the field.

All the papers published in the journal's seven annual themed issues are strictly by invitation. These papers are subject to an internal peer review by selected members from the editorial board as well as an external review by invited experts. The journal targets readers from around the world in mathematics education research who are interested in current developments in the field.

Issues in 2017

49(1) Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness in Mathematics Education
Eds.: Florence Mihaela Singer, Linda Jensen Sheffield, Roza Leikin

49(2) Impact of University Teacher Education Programs on Teacher Change and Mathematics Teaching Practice
Eds.: Shuhua An, Olive Chapman

49(3) Emotions and Motivation in Mathematics Education
Eds.: Stanislaw Schukajlow, Katrin Rakoczy, Reinhard Pekrun

49(4) Applying (cognitive) theory-based instructional design principles in mathematics teaching and learning
Eds.: Lieven Verschaffel, Wim van Dooren, Jon Star

49(5) Mathematical Tasks and the Student
Eds.: David Clarke, Alf Coles, Heather Johnson

49(6) Digital curricula in mathematics education
Eds.: Birgit Pepin, Jeffrey Choppin

49(7) Mathematical Creativity and Psychology: Back to the Future?
Ed.: Bharath Sriraman

Issues in 2018

50(1-2) Empirical research on the teaching and learning of mathematical modelling
Eds.: Gabriele Kaiser, Marcelo Borba, Stanislaw Schukajlow, Gloria Stillman

50(3) Studying Instructional Quality in Mathematics through Different Lenses: In Search of Common Ground
Eds.: Charalambos Y. Charalambous, Anna-Katharina Praetorius

50(4) Assessment in mathematics education: Issues regarding methodology, policy and equity
Eds.: Guri Nortvedt, Nils Buchholtz

50(5) Recent advances in mathematics textbook research and development
Eds.: Gert Schubring, Lianghuo Fan

50(6) Research Frameworks for the study of Language in Mathematics Education
Eds.: Núria Planas, Marcus Schütte

50(7) Innovations in Statistical Modelling to Connect Data, Chance and Context
Maxine Pfannkuch, Stephanie Budgett, Dani Ben-Zvi

Issues in 2019

51(1) Whole number arithmetic and its teaching and learning
Eds.: Xuhua Sun, Hamsa Venkat, Jarmila Novotna, Rongjin Huang

51(2) Material ecologies of teaching and learning
Eds.: Elizabeth de Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair, Lulu Healy

51(3) Metacognition in mathematics education
Ed.: Annemie Desoete

51(4) Mathematical Evidence and Argument
Eds.: Andrew Aberdein, Christine Knipping, Maria Alessandra Mariotti

51(5) Identity in Mathematical Education
Eds.: Mellony Graven, Einat Heyd- Metzuyanim

51(6) Research on Teaching and Learning in Linear Algebra
Eds.: Sepideh Stewart, Christine Andrews- Larson, Michelle Zandieh

51(7) 21st Century Skills and STEM Teaching and Learning
Editors: Katja Maaß, Michiel Doorman, Vince Geiger, Merrilyn Goos


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    ZDM is one of the oldest mathematics education research journals. The papers appearing in the seven themed issues per year are strictly by invitation only followed by internal peer review by the guest-editors and external review by invited experts. The journal exists to survey, discuss and extend current research-based and theoretical perspectives as well as to create a forum for critical analyses of issues within mathematics education. The audience is pre-dominantly mathematics education researchers around the world interested in current developments in the field.

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