Crunch time : how did the students perform?

Steele, Mike & Sugden, Stephen John (2013) Crunch time : how did the students perform? International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 44(1), pp. 143-152.

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Abstract

Two newspaper numbers games based on simple arithmetic relationships are discussed. One is rather trivial, but very useful as an introduction to the second, whose potential to give students of elementary algebra practice in semi ad-hoc reasoning and to build general arithmetic reasoning skills was explored theoretically in an earlier paper. Preliminary results on the effectiveness of this general approach are presented, with student performance and feedback on an assignment task and formal examination included, and recommendations for future work.

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ID Code: 70861
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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DOI: 10.1080/0020739X.2012.662302
ISSN: 0020-739X
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Deposited On: 01 May 2014 23:40
Last Modified: 06 May 2014 04:19

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