On the Importance of Subject Matter in Mathematics Education: A Conversation with Erich Christian Wittmann
Kathrin Akinwunmi 1, Karina Höveler 1, Susanne Schnell 1 *
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1 TU Dortmund University, GERMANY
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Abstract

Particularly in the second half of the 20th century, historical approaches became Erich Christian Wittmann is one of the primary founders of mathematics education research as an autonomous field of work and research in Germany. The interview reflects on his role in promoting mathematics education as a design science and its consequences as well as his view on current developments within the discipline and his activities.

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https://doi.org/10.12973/eurasia.2014.1091a

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2014 - Volume 10 Issue 4, pp. 357-363

Publication date: 15 Dec 2014

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