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ERIC Number: ED573207
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Characteristics of Problem Posing of Grade 9 Students on Geometric Tasks
Chua, Puay Huat; Wong, Khoon Yoong
Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) (35th, Singapore, Jul 2-6, 2012)
This is an exploratory study into the individual problem-posing characteristics of 480 Grade 9 Singapore students who were novice problem posers working on two geometric tasks. The students were asked to pose a problem for their friends to solve. Analyses of solvable posed problems were based on the problem type, problem information, solution type and domain knowledge. With the open-ended task, the students tend to over-condition their problems and to produce more problems with implicit assumption. How the findings can contribute to research in problem posing in schools is discussed.
Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. GPO Box 2747, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia. Tel: +61-8-8363-0288; Fax: +61-8-8362-9288; e-mail: sales@merga.net.au; Web site: http://www.merga.net.au/
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 9; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
Identifiers - Location: Singapore