ERIC Number: EJ603785
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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An Examination of the Impact of Tuning Students' Attention to Information in a Mathematics Problem on Their Problem-Solving Performance.
Arthurs, Edna M.; DeFranco, Thomas C.; Young, Michael F.
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v20 n4 p345-63 1999
Describes a study of sixth grade middle school students that examined whether tuning students' attention to information in a mathematics problem impacted their problem-solving performance. Discusses use of the Jasper Woodbury Problem-Solving series and results of statistical analyses that showed the importance of creating mathematical problems based on students' interests. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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