Mathematical thinking: studying the notion of 'transfer'.

Carreira, S. and Evans, Jeff and Lerman, S. and Morgan, Candia (2002) Mathematical thinking: studying the notion of 'transfer'. In: 26th International Conference of Psychology of Mathematics Education Group (PME-26), 21-26 August, 2002, University of East Anglia, Norwich.



These analyses form part of a three-year project* looking at mathematical thinking as a socially organised activity. We revisit data from a University Calculus class using tools from two theoretical perspectives, used increasingly in mathematics education research: (1) semiotic mediation and (2) discursive practices. We highlight how different theory-driven analyses taking a sociocultural view of thinking and learning can offer insights into the conceptualisation of the 'transfer' of learning.

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Published in the proceedings volume 2.

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