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ERIC Number: EJ998480
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
One Episode, Two Lenses
Drijvers, Paul; Godino, Juan D.; Font, Vicenc; Trouche, Luc
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v82 n1 p23-49 Jan 2013
A deep understanding of students' learning processes is one of the core challenges of research in mathematics education. To achieve this, different theoretical lenses are available. The question is how these different lenses compare and contrast, and how they can be coordinated and combined to provide a more comprehensive view on the topic of study. To investigate this, one single episode is analyzed with two theoretical lenses, the instrumental genesis perspective and the onto-semiotic approach. The results from this joint analysis provide a rich view on the observed phenomena and help to identify the affordances and constraints of each of the two theoretical approaches and to articulate them. This way, the networking of theories proves to affect theoretical advancements.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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