ERIC Number: EJ623863
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Examining the Effects of Writing on Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge in Calculus.
Porter, Mary K.; Masingila, Joanna O.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v42 n2 p165-77 2000
Compares two groups of students, one of which used writing to learn mathematics and the other which engaged thinking about mathematical ideas without writing. Indicates no significant differences between the two groups and emphasizes the importance of discussing and communicating mathematical ideas. (Contains 29 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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