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ERIC Number: EJ1057633
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-May
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1571-0068
Reading Mathematics Representations: An Eye-Tracking Study
Andrá, Chiara; Lindström, Paulina; Arzarello, Ferdinando; Holmqvist, Kenneth; Robutti, Ornella; Sabena, Cristina
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, v13 n2 suppl p237-259 May 2015
We use eye tracking as a method to examine how different mathematical representations of the same mathematical object are attended to by students. The results of this study show that there is a meaningful difference in the eye movements between formulas and graphs. This difference can be understood in terms of the cultural and social shaping of human perception, as well as in terms of differences between the symbolic and graphical registers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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