# Mathematics and dumping lectures?: another perspective on the shift towards learner pragmatism

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*Kingfisher Delta '05: 5th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning.*Fraser Island, Australia 22 - 26 Nov 2005 Brisbane, Australia.

Paper/Presentation Title | Mathematics and dumping lectures?: another perspective on the shift towards learner pragmatism |
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Presentation Type | Paper |

Authors | |

Author | Cretchley, Patricia |

Editors | Bulmer, Michael, MacGillivray, Helen and Varsavsky, Cristina |

Journal or Proceedings Title | Proceedings of the Fifth Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning (Kingfisher Delta'05) |

Year | 2005 |

Place of Publication | Brisbane, Australia |

ISBN | 1864998407 |

Conference/Event | Kingfisher Delta '05: 5th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning |

Event Details | Kingfisher Delta '05: 5th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning Event Date 22 to end of 26 Nov 2005Event Location Fraser Island, Australia |

Abstract | A provocative report by Dolnicar [1] proposes that a shift towards learner pragmatism “defines the reality” of |

Keywords | learner pragmatism, student achievement, lectures, strategic learning style |

ANZSRC Field of Research 2020 | 390402. Education assessment and evaluation |

390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy | |

Public Notes | Author retains copyright. |

Byline Affiliations | Department of Mathematics and Computing |

https://research.usq.edu.au/item/9xq4w/mathematics-and-dumping-lectures-another-perspective-on-the-shift-towards-learner-pragmatism

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