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ERIC Number: EJ924409
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1571-0068
Motivating Constraints of a Pedagogy-Embedded Computer Algebra System
Dana-Picard, Thierry
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, v5 n2 p217-235 Jun 2007
The constraints of a computer algebra system (CAS) generally induce limitations on its usage. Via the pedagogical features implemented in such a system, "motivating constraints" can appear, encouraging advanced theoretical learning, providing a broader mathematical knowledge and more profound mathematical understanding. We discuss this issue, together with two examples from Calculus, which show an important feature of an instrumentation process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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