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A framework for identifying student blockages during transitions in the modelling process

  • Peter Galbraith
  • Gloria Stillman


In this article we present, illustrate, test and refine a framework developed by Galbraith, Stillman, Brown and Edwards (2006) for identifying student blockages whilst undertaking modelling tasks during transitions in the modelling process. The framework was developed with 14~15 year old students who were engaging in their first experiences of modelling at the secondary level.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Galbraith
    • 1
  • Gloria Stillman
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationThe University of QueenslandSt LuciaAustralia
  2. 2.Science and Mathematics Education Faculty of EducationThe University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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