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609- Transforming Perspectives through the Historiography of Mathematics in Africa

Saturday, April 16, 2011: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
111/112 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Gerunda B. Hughes
Adeniran Adeboye

The speakers will present a more accurate history of significant geometrical concepts that were inspired by African intellect and culture. Their aim in disseminating these historical facts is to transform the personal perspectives of mathematics educators and students who may ascribe to a Eurocentric bias in mathematics historiography.

Presentation Format: Higher Education Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice, Higher Education

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