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ERIC Number: EJ578284
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
Tools in Practice, Mathematics in Use.
Pozzi, Stefano; Noss, Richard; Hoyles, Celia
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v36 n2 p105-22 Jul 1998
Analyzes the notion of structuring resources and their role in shaping mathematical activity. Examines ways in which nurses conceptualize ratio and proportion problems and provides a case study of two nurses discussing conflicting strategies when monitoring the fluid balance of a patient. Draws out some implications for the design of viable didactical strategies in vocational mathematics teaching. Contains 43 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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