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ERIC Number: EJ604022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
Touching Epistemologies: Meanings of Average and Variation in Nursing Practice.
Noss, Richard; Pozzi, Stefano; Hoyles, Celia
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v40 n1 p25-51 Oct 1999
Presents a study on the meanings of average and variation displayed by pediatric nurses. Traces how these meanings shape and are shaped by nurses' interpretations of trends in patient and population data. Suggests a theoretical framework for making sense of the data that compares and contrasts nurses' epistemology with that of official mathematics. (Contains 29 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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