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Biza, Irene; Vande Hey, Eugénie – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2015
This paper summarizes the evaluation of a project that involved undergraduate mathematics students in the development of teaching and learning resources for statistics modules taught in various departments of a university. This evaluation regards students' participation in the project and its impact on their learning of statistics, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Statistics, Thinking Skills
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Loch, Birgit; Jordan, Camilla R.; Lowe, Tim W.; Mestel, Ben D. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2014
Basic calculus skills that are prerequisites for advanced mathematical studies continue to be a problem for a significant proportion of higher education students. While there are many types of revision material that could be offered to students, in this paper we investigate whether short, narrated video recordings of mathematical explanations…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Mathematics Education, Prerequisites, Academic Achievement
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Koshy, Valsa; Ernest, Paul; Casey, Ron – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2009
There is growing recognition of the special needs of mathematically gifted learners. This article reviews policy developments and current research and theory on giftedness in mathematics. It includes a discussion of the nature of mathematical ability as well as the factors that make up giftedness in mathematics. The article is set in the context…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Achievement