In this research commentary, I argue that the field of mathematics education as a whole can and should improve its citation practices. I begin by discussing 4 forms of citation practice and considering how they vary with respect to transparency of voice. I then discuss several ways our citation practices may misrepresent cited authors' ideas, providing examples to illustrate the errors. I conclude by suggesting ways that we as writers (but also as reviewers and as graduate faculty) might jointly work toward improving our citation practices.
Carlos Nicolas Gomez and AnnaMarie Conner
issues with researchers’ interpretation of others’ work. Leatham’s (2015) commentary highlights many issues about citation practices in our field, including “overgeneralization” (p. 261) and “attribution ambiguity” (p. 260). This work is important to