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“Doing Mathematics” from the Learners’ Perspectives

  • John M. Francisco
Part of the Mathematics Education Library book series (MELI, volume 47)

Abstract

The previous chapters focused on aspects of the cognitive development of thestudents in the longitudinal study. The present chapter looks into the epistemologicalgrowth of the students. During the longitudinal study, individual clinical interviewswere conducted with the students with the goal of capturing the mathematical beliefsthat the students might have developed in connection with their experiences in thelongitudinal study.

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Epistemological Belief Math Teacher Discovery Learning Mathematical Belief Epistemological View 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Secondary Mathematics Education, Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum StudiesUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstAmherstUSA

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