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Constructing Mathematical Knowledge

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This book provides a panorama of complimentary and forward looking perspectives on the learning of mathematics and epistemology from some of the leading contributors to the field. It explores constructivist and social theories of learning, and discusses the role of the computer in the light of these theories. It brings analyses from psychoanalysis, Hermeneutics and other perspectives to bear on the issues of mathematics and learning. It enquires into the nature of enquiry itself, and an important emergent theme is the role of language. Finally it relates the history of mathematics to its teaching and learning. The book both surveys current research and indicates orientations for fruitful work in the future.

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Author(s):
Paul Ernest (ed.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x156x24
EAN-13:
9780750705707
Edition:
1st edition 1994, reprinted 1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780750705707
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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This book provides a panorama of complimentary and forward looking perspectives on the learning of mathematics and epistemology from some of the leading contributors to the field. It explores constructivist and social theories of learning, and discusses the role of the computer in the light of these theories. It brings analyses from psychoanalysis, Hermeneutics and other perspectives to bear on the issues of mathematics and learning. It enquires into the nature of enquiry itself, and an important emergent theme is the role of language. Finally it relates the history of mathematics to its teaching and learning. The book both surveys current research and indicates orientations for fruitful work in the future.

Author(s):
Paul Ernest (ed.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x156x24
EAN-13:
9780750705707
Edition:
1st edition 1994, reprinted 1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780750705707
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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