ERIC Number: ED178357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Psychology and Mathematics Education Revisited. Occasional Paper No. 10.
Shulman, Lee S.; Shroyer, Janet
Since the mid-1960s a new approach has dominated American research in the area of mathematics education -- information-processing theory. The author examines several examples of research in this new tradition and sketches the general features of an emerging information-processing psychology of teaching. Information-processing studies that employ descriptions of behavior, systematic introspection, and computer simulation to develop and test theories of mathematical learning and problem solving are described. (Author/MK)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Processing, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Psychology
Institute for Research on Teaching, 252 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 ($1.75)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Inst. for Research on Teaching.
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