ERIC Number: ED430807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Student's Understanding of Rate of Change: The Use of Different Representation.
Gomez, Cristina; Steinborsdottir, Olof Bjorg; Uselmann, Linda
This paper focuses on student understanding and learning of the algebraic concept--rate of change. Teachers' knowledge about their students and current literature on students' understanding is used to design and assess the instruments. Data were obtained as part of two-year research program that focused on how the study of students' understanding of functions and algebra affected multiple systems in an urban bilingual high school. The analysis of data by class showed some information about the relationship between classroom curriculum and outcomes for the class. (ASK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Montreal, Canada, April 19-23, 1999).