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Doctoral Preparation in Mathematics Education: Time for Research and a Widespread Professional Conversation

Reys, Robert; Reys, Barbara; Shih, Jeffrey C.

Doctoral programs in mathematics education were established more than a century ago in the United States. From 2010-2014 over 120 different institutions graduated at least one doctorate in mathematics education. There has been limited research reported on the nature of doctoral programs in mathematics education and/or their doctoral graduates. This paper provides a synthesis of research findings related to doctoral preparation in mathematics education that is accompanied by a reflection on the findings and suggestions for future research. The intent of our paper is to provide a rallying call for more widespread and coordinated research on doctoral programs in mathematics education in order to strengthen the quality of doctoral preparation for the next generation of mathematics educators.

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Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College
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https://doi.org/10.7916/jmetc.v10i2.4192

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August 19, 2022

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accreditation, core knowledge, doctoral preparation, mathematics education