On development of students' abilities in problem posing: a case of plan geometry

Yevdokimov, Oleksiy (2005) On development of students' abilities in problem posing: a case of plan geometry. In: 4th Mediterranean Conference on Mathematics Education, 28-30 Jan 2005, Palermo, Italy.

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Abstract

The paper reports on results of the training, which was aimed at the formation of skills and habits of posing problems of different complexity levels in the course of plane geometry using the drawing as the primary source for students’ activities in problem posing process. The paper describes and analyses some tasks, which were developed to enable the researchers to look into the thinking processes used by students when they are involved in problem posing activities. The author stresses role of students’ skills to inquiry work and important features of the use of technology in the different stages of the training.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright.
Depositing User: Dr Oleksiy Yevdokimov
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:23
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:51
Uncontrolled Keywords: inquiry work, mathematical thinking, gifted students, drawing
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3351

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