Theorizing values and their study in mathematics education

Year: 2007

Author: Atweh, Bill, Seah, Wee Tiong

Type of paper: Refereed paper

This paper provides a critical summary of the different conceptions of "values" in mathematics education literature as compared with the more general debate about values in current educational discourse. It attempts to provide a multidimensional theoretical and methodological model for studying values that is attuned with past research in the discipline as well as value of mathematics in society.