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Angle concept: a high school and tertiary longitudinal perspective to minimize obstacles

Marita Barabash.

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

March 2017; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 13581 words.

Abstract

The concept of angle emerges in numerous forms as the learning of mathematics and its applications advances through the high school and tertiary...

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Applied problems and use of technology in an aligned way in basic courses in probability and statistics for engineering students–a way to enhance understanding and increase motivation

Lena Zetterqvist.

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

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 6279 words.

Abstract

Researchers and teachers often recommend motivating exercises and use of mathematics or statistics software for the teaching of basic courses in...

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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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Cheyne, James

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Philosophy; Mathematical Education. 366 words.

Cheyne, James (c. 1545–1602), teacher of philosophy and mathematics, was born about 1545, the second son of John Cheyne (d. 1547), laird of Arnage in Aberdeenshire, and his wife, Janet...

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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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Conceptual Understanding Weighting System: a targeted assessment tool

Mairead Greene and Paula Shorter.

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

March 2017; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 6649 words.

Abstract

The goal of this article is to introduce the revised Conceptual Understanding Weighting System (CUWS) Greene & Shorter (2012, Trans. Dial.), a tool...

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The construction of a square through multiple approaches to foster learners’ mathematical thinking

Aaron Reyes-Rodriguez, Manuel Santos-Trigo and Fernando Barrera-Mora.

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

September 2017; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Mathematical Education; Education. 5482 words.

Abstract

The task of constructing a square is used to argue that looking for and pursuing several solution routes is a powerful principle to identify and...

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