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ERIC Number: EJ554554
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
What Is Normal Anyway? Therapy for Epistemological Anxiety.
Wilensky, Uri
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v33 n2 p171-202 Jul 1997
Presents two case studies of learners attempting to understand the concept of normal distribution, specifically why physical phenomena such as height fall into normal distributions. Draws conclusions about a Connected Mathematics learning environment that enables confrontation with epistemological anxiety and the features of modeling languages that enable learners to successfully investigate probability. (AIM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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