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Toward an Anthropology of Graphing
  • Author : W.M. Roth
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2003-07-31

This volume presents the results of several studies involving scientists and technicians. The author describes and analyses the interpretation scientists volunteered given graphs that had been culled from an introductory course and textbook in ecology. He next reports on graph usage in three different workplaces based on his ethnographic research

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Uncertainty and Graphing in Discovery Work
  • Author : Wolff-Michael Roth
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-08

This book deals with uncertainty and graphing in scientific discovery work from a social practice perspective. It is based on a 5-year ethnographic study in an advanced experimental biology laboratory. The book shows how, in discovery work where scientists do not initially know what to make of graphs, there is

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The Mathematics of Mathematics
  • Author : Wolff-Michael Roth
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-23

This book takes up where L. S. Vygotsky has left off during the last few months of his life, when he renounced much of what he had done before. A month before Vygotsky died, he wrote in his notebook that he felt like Moses who had seen the promised land

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Critical Graphicacy
  • Author : Wolff-Michael Roth,Lilian Pozzer-Ardenghi,Jae Young Han
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-03-30

This book explores reading and interpretation practices related to visual materials - here referred to as inscriptions - that accompany texts. Guiding questions include: ‘What practices are required for reading inscriptions?’ and ‘Do textbooks allow students to develop graphicacy skill required to critically read scientific texts?’ The book reveals what

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Foundations for the Future in Mathematics Education
  • Author : Richard A. Lesh,Eric Hamilton,James J. Kaput
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-08

The central question addressed in Foundations for the Future in Mathematics Education is this: What kind of understandings and abilities should be emphasized to decrease mismatches between the narrow band of mathematical understandings and abilities that are emphasized in mathematics classrooms and tests, and those that are needed for success

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Spatial Dimensions of Social Thought
  • Author : Thomas W. Schubert,Anne Maass
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2011-10-28

Space provides the stage for our social lives - social thought evolved and developed in a constant interaction with space. The volume demonstrates how this has led to an astonishing intertwining of spatial and social thought. For the first time, research on language comprehension, metaphors, priming, spatial perception, face perception,

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Mathematical Representation at the Interface of Body and Culture
  • Author : Wolff-Michael Roth
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release Date : 2009-06-01

Over the past two decades, the theoretical interests of mathematics educators have changed substantially—as any brief look at the titles and abstracts of articles shows. Largely through the work of Paul Cobb and his various collaborators, mathematics educators came to be attuned to the intricate relationship between individual and

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Graphing Culture Change in North American Archaeology
  • Author : R. Lee Lyman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-10

Documentation, analysis, and explanation of culture change have long been goals of archaeology. Scientific graphs facilitate the visual thinking that allow archaeologists to determine the relationship between variables, and, if well designed, comprehend the processes implied by the relationship. Different graph types suggest different ontologies and theories of change, and

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Encyclopedia of Human Development
  • Author : Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2005-10-14

The Encyclopedia of Human Development is the first comprehensive, authoritative, and informative reference work that presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts from the fields of psychology, individual and family studies, and education in a way that is not too technical. With more than 600 entries, this three-volume Encyclopedia covers topics as

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Journal for Research in Mathematics Education
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012

Read online Journal for Research in Mathematics Education written by , published by which was released on 2012. Download full Journal for Research in Mathematics Education Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Notational Knowledge
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01

he authors, all established researchers, present first hand research in the domain of notational knowledge. They reflect on the peculiar features and representational mechanisms of notational systems based on cultural conventions such as musical notation, graphs, writing, numerals and mathematical notation as well as on unique notations that children create

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New Mathematics Education Research and Practice
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01

Mathematics education research has blossomed into many different areas which we can see in the programmes of the ICME conferences as well as in the various survey articles in the Handbooks. However, all of these lines of research are trying to grapple with a common problem, the complexity of the

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Algebra in the Early Grades
  • Author : James J. Kaput,David W. Carraher,Maria L. Blanton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-25

This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive, research-based, multi-faceted look at issues in early algebra. In recent years, the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics has recommended that algebra become a strand flowing throughout the K-12 curriculum, and the 2003 RAND Mathematics Study Panel has recommended that algebra be “

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Signs of Signification
  • Author : Norma Presmeg,Luis Radford,Wolff-Michael Roth,Gert Kadunz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-01-23

This book discusses a significant area of mathematics education research in the last two decades and presents the types of semiotic theories that are employed in mathematics education. Following on the summary of significant issues presented in the Topical Survey, Semiotics in Mathematics Education, this book not only introduces readers

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Analyzing Communication
  • Author : Wolff-Michael Roth,Pei-Ling Hsu
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01

The collection of data sources in the social sciences involves communication in one form or another: between research participants who are observed while communicating or between researcher and researched, who communicate so that the former can learn about/from the latter. How does one analyze communication?

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