ERIC Number: EJ604049
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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The Mathematical Behavior of Six Successful Mathematics Graduate Students: Influences Leading to Mathematical Success.
Carlson, Marilyn P.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v40 n3 p237-58 Dec 1999
Investiges the mathematical behavior of graduate students and the experiences that contributed to their mathematical development and success. Students reported that a mentor facilitated the development of their problem solving abilities and continued mathematical study. When confronted with an unfamiliar task, students exhibited exceptional persistence and high confidence. (Contains 18 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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