ERIC Number: ED476640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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The Effects of Multiple Linked Representations on Student Learning in Mathematics.
Ozgun-Koca, S. Asli
This study investigated the effects on student understanding of linear relationships using the linked representation software VideoPoint as compared to using semi-linked representation software. It investigated students' attitudes towards and preferences for mathematical representations--equations, tables, or graphs. An Algebra I class was divided into three groups of students: linked, semi-linked, and control. Findings regarding word problems, interpreting/constructing and reading graphs, solving and constructing equations, reading and constructing tables, and misconceptions were compared. Most of the students indicated that they found the software helpful in learning mathematics. (KHR)
Descriptors: Algebra, Classroom Environment, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Graphs, Mathematics Education, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Note: In: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (23rd, Snowbird, Utah, October 18-21, 2001). p997-1004 For full proceedings, see SE 065 231.