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.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published in the proceedings volume 2.
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology
Item ID: 6511
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Depositing User: Mrs Sue Black
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2010 13:45
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2015 12:45
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/6511

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