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Beginning students may be less capable of proportional reasoning than they appear to be

Kathrin Gläser and Peter Riegler.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 3667 words.

We analyse students’ answers to a set of tasks designed to gain information about their ability to reason proportionally. These tasks have been particularly designed to control for false...

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A brief guide to modelling in secondary school: estimating big numbers

Lluís Albarracín and Núria Gorgorió.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

December 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 3107 words.

Fermi problems are problems which, due to their difficulty, can be satisfactorily solved by being broken down into smaller pieces that are solved separately. In this article, we present...

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A case study of an experiment using streaming of lectures in teaching engineering mathematics

Helge Fredriksen.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 4315 words.

To support the possibility of taking an online engineering degree programme, Narvik University College has chosen to facilitate a streaming service of all lectures conducted by the college....

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Characteristics and impact of the Further Mathematics Knowledge Networks: analysis of an English professional development initiative on the teaching of advanced mathematics

Kenneth Ruthven.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 0 words.

Reports from 13 Further Mathematics Knowledge Networks supported by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics [NCETM] are analysed. After summarizing basic...

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Complex functions with GeoGebra

Ana Maria D’azevedo Breda and José Manuel Dos Santos Dos Santos.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 3131 words.

Complex functions, generally feature some interesting peculiarities, seen as extensions of real functions. The visualization of complex functions properties usually requires the...

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Contradictions between and within school and university activity systems helping to explain students’ difficulty with advanced mathematics

Kamila Jooganah and Julian S. Williams.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

September 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 6774 words.

This article explores how contradictions, as framed by activity theory (Engeström, 1987), can explain first-year undergraduate students’ experiences of learning advanced mathematics....

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Contrasts in mathematical challenges in A-level Mathematics and Further Mathematics, and undergraduate mathematics examinations

Ellie Darlington.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 0 words.

This article describes part of a study which investigated the role of questions in students’ approaches to learning mathematics at the secondary–tertiary interface, focussing on the...

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Developing and using an applet to enrich students’ concept image of rational polynomials

John Mason.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

December 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 4016 words.

This article draws on extensive experience working with secondary and tertiary teachers and educators using an applet to display rational polynomials (up to degree 7 in numerator and...

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Editorial

Anne Watson and Alison Clark-Wilson.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 0 words.

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Editorial: Re-visioning teaching and learning with technology in mathematics: selected papers from ICTMT12

Nélia Amado, António Domingos and Keith Jones.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 852 words.

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