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ERIC Number: EJ630166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
Mathematics Undergraduates' Responses to Semantic Abbreviations, 'Geometric' Images and Multi-Level Abstractions in Group Theory.
Nardi, Elena
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v43 n2 p169-89 2000
Identifies and explores the difficulties in the novice mathematician's encounter with mathematical abstraction. Observes 20 first-year mathematics undergraduates and extracts sets of episodes from the transcripts of the tutorials and interviews within five topics in pure mathematics. Discusses issues related to the learning of one mathematical topic, Group Theory. (Contains 26 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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