ERIC Number: ED196703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Research Reporting Sections, Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (59th, St. Louis, Missouri, April 22-25, 1981).
Higgins, Jon L., Ed.
Presented are abstracts of 18 research reports. Topics covered include: (1) The effect of a numeration learning hierarchy on mathematics attitudes in kindergarten children; (2) Children's acquisition and production of mathematical rules; (3) Preschoolers' abilities to recognize counting errors; (4) Young children's solution processes for verbal addition and subtraction problems; (5) A system for diagnosing sixth graders' word problem difficulties; (6) Kindergartners' strategies for solving addition and subtraction problems; (7) Some implications for teaching problem solving; (8) Data on cognitive strategies of children with mathematical learning disorders; (9) Information about a project analyzing adolescents' problem-solving processes; (10) Young children's spatial preferences; (11) Assessing children's development in geometry using the Van Hiele levels; (12) Pupil concepts of ratio of distances in two dimensions; (13) Development of instruction designed to teach verbal problem solving in elementary mathematics; (14) Calculator use and problem-solving strategies of grade six pupils; (15) Effects of prior knowledge and creativity upon problem solving; (16) An analysis of selected cognitive style dimensions related to mathematics of college students; (17) Protocol analysis as a research tool in problem-solving studies; and (18) The effects of external structure and cognitive style on learning modulo fields. (MP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Preschool Education, Problem Solving, Student Characteristics
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