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Group metacognition during mathematical problem solving

Chalmers, Christina (2009) Group metacognition during mathematical problem solving. In Proceedings of : MERGA 32 Conference : Crossing Divides, 3-7 July 2009, Wellingon, New Zealand.

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Abstract

Although various studies have shown that groups are more productive than individuals in complex mathematical problem solving, not all groups work together cooperatively. This review highlights that addressing organisational and cognitive factors to help scaffold group mathematical problem solving is necessary but not sufficient. Successful group problem solving also needs to incorporate metacognitive factors in order for groups to reflect on the organisational and cognitive factors influencing their group mathematical problem solving.

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ID Code: 27842
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: group metacognition, group problem solving, shared understanding
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 please consult the author
Deposited On: 08 Oct 2009 11:50
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 18:09

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