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Visualising mathematical knowledge and understanding

Nutchey, David John (2012) Visualising mathematical knowledge and understanding. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 2(3).

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Abstract

Contemporary mathematics education attempts to instil within learners the conceptualization of mathematics as a highly organized and inter-connected set of ideas. To support this, a means to graphically represent this organization of ideas is presented which reflects the cognitive mechanisms that shape a learner’s understanding. This organisation of information may then be analysed, with the view to informing the design of mathematics instruction in face-to-face and/or computer-mediated learning environments. However, this analysis requires significant work to develop both theory and practice.

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ID Code: 53530
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: mathematics, reflective abstraction, graphical representation
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2012.V2.130
ISSN: 2010-3689
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 10 Sep 2012 09:22
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2013 01:09

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