The construction of knowledge : theoretical approaches
Dreyfus, Tommy, Thomas, Michael O. J., Brown, Jill P. and Williams, Gaye 2008, The construction of knowledge : theoretical approaches, in MERGA 31: Mathematics education research : navigating : proceedings of the 31st annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, held at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld, Australia,28th June-1st July 2008, MERGA Inc., Brisbane, Qld, pp. 665-666.
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MERGA 31: Mathematics education research : navigating : proceedings of the 31st annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, held at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld, Australia,28th June-1st July 2008
Goos, Merrilyn Brown, Ray Makar, Katie
Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Conference
Place of publication
The construction of knowledge by students continues to be a central concern of mathematics education, and research has shown the importance of theoretical approaches for our understanding of construction of knowledge. Tommy Dreyfus has not only made substantial contributions to this field but has forged links between researchers in this area, and encouraged new researchers. This symposium provides an introduction to Tommy’s research for some MERGA members, a chance to reflect further on it for others, and opportunities for everyone to develop new insights by connecting ideas in these papers.
Field of Research
130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
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