Demonstrates the pedagogical potential that lies in collaborative undergraduate mathematics education research that engages mathematicians, researchers and students. Addresses the need for action in undergraduate mathematics education and offers a discourse for reform through demonstrating the feasibility and potential of collaboration between mathematicians and mathematics education researchers.
Enables students to think clearly and critically about the process of research and illustrates how easily research can be misinterpreted. Equips readers with the reasoning and thinking skills needed to understand and critically evaluate empirical studies across all areas of education.
Offers a guide to the pedagogy of writing in the mathematical sciences, and gives theoretically grounded means by which writing can be used to help undergraduate students to understand mathematical concepts at all levels of study.