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Title: School mathematics mastery test and preservice mathematics teachers' mathematics content knowledge
Authors: Toh, Tin Lam
Chua, Boon Liang
Yap, Sook Fwe
Keywords: Preservice teacher education
Mathematics content knowledge
School mathematics mastery test
Issue Date: 2007
Citation: Toh, T. L., Chua, B. L., & Yap, S. F. (2007). School mathematics mastery test and preservice mathematics teachers' mathematics content knowledge. The Mathematics Educator, 10(2),85-102.
Abstract: As part of the effort to equip preservice mathematics teachers with the necessary secondary school mathematics content that they would need to deliver mathematics lessons, a School Mathematics Mastery Test was implemented for all preservice mathematics teachers in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education programme in the National Institute of Education. This paper describes the rationale and the different phases in the implementation of this test,sample test questions. and the performance of the preservice teachers in the different batches since its implementation. The implication of the implementation of this mathematics content tcst and the future direction of study on preservice teachers' mathematics content knowledge are also discussed.
ISSN: 0218-9100
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