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ERIC Number: EJ627116
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
Signs and Meanings in Students' Emergent Algebraic Thinking: A Semiotic Analysis.
Radford, Luis
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v42 n3 p237-68 2000
Investigates ways in which students use signs and endow them with meaning in their very first encounter with the algebraic generalization of patterns. Provides accounts of students' emergent algebraic thinking. Uses ethnographic qualitative methodology supported by historic epistemological research. Focuses on a discussion held by a small group of students of which an interpretative, situated discourse analysis is provided. (Contains 77 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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