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Techno-mathematical literacies in the workplace: a critical skills gap

Hoyles, Celia and Noss, Richard and Kent, Phillip and Bakker, Arthur and Bhinder, Chand (2007) Techno-mathematical literacies in the workplace: a critical skills gap. Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP), London. ISBN 978-0-85473-758-1

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Abstract

There has been a radical shift in the mathematical skills required in modern workplaces. With the ubiquity of IT, employees now require Techno-mathematical Literacies, the mastery of new kinds of mathematical knowledge shaped by the systems that govern their work. The education system does not fully recognise these skills, employees often lack them, and companies struggle to improve them. This project has developed prototype learning resources to train a variety of employees in the mathematical awareness and knowledge that today’s employment requires

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP)
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > London Knowledge Lab
IOE Departments > Departments > Culture, Communication and Media
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (1)
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2010 16:06
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:09
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/1291
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