ERIC Number: EJ582605
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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The Significance of Ideas in Undergraduate Mathematics: A Case Study of the Views of Lecturers and Students.
Kahn, P. E.; Anderson, J. A.; Austin, K.; Barnard, T.; Chetwynd, A.; Jagger, J. M.
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications, v17 n2 p78-85 Jun 1998
Considers the extent to which students are acquiring an understanding of mathematics as a whole and of the relative significance of different parts of mathematics to that whole. Results indicate that many students had not developed such an understanding. Concludes that developing such understanding while also maintaining high standards in students' content knowledge will become an increasingly important challenge in the future. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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