ERIC Number: ED489699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Knowledge Concerning the Concept of Limit and Continuity
Mastorides, E.; Zachariades, T.
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 28th, Bergen, Norway, July 14-18, 2004
The present study aims to explore the secondary teachers' understanding and reasoning about the concepts of limit and continuity. The findings suggest that teachers have not developed a rich relational understanding of these notions. They exhibited disturbing gaps in their conceptualizations of limit and continuity. [For complete proceedings, see ED489597.]
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematical Concepts, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Interviews, Questionnaires
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 35 Aandwind Street, Kirstenhof, Cape Town, 7945, South Africa. Web site: http://igpme.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A