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ERIC Number: EJ925863
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
The Emergence of Mathematical Structures
Hegedus, Stephen John; Moreno-Armella, Luis
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v77 n2-3 p369-388 Jul 2011
We present epistemological ruptures that have occurred in mathematical history and in the transformation of using technology in mathematics education in the twenty-first century. We describe how such changes establish a new form of digital semiotics that challenges learning paradigms and mathematical inquiry for learners today. We focus on drawing analogies between the emergence of non-Euclidean geometry with recent advances in technological environments that are dynamic and interactive both visually and haptically. This analysis yields a new digital semiotic theory.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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