Co-constructing decimal number knowledge
Lyons, Annette R (2013) Co-constructing decimal number knowledge. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This mathematics education research provides significant insights for the teaching of decimals to children. It is well known that decimals is one of the most difficult topics to learn and teach. Annette’s research is unique in that it focuses not only on the cognitive, but also on the affective and conative aspects of learning and teaching of decimals. The study is innovative as it includes the students as co-constructors and co-researchers. The findings open new ways of thinking for educators about how students cognitively process decimal knowledge, as well as how students might develop a sense of self as a learner, teacher and researcher in mathematics.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Cooper, Tom & Kidman, Gillian|
|Keywords:||Affective, Cognitive, Conative, Co-constructors, Co-researchers, Decimals, Metacognition, Resistance|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||19 Jun 2013 04:48|
|Last Modified:||02 Sep 2015 09:48|
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