Browsing Department of Mathematical Sciences by Document Types "Chapter"
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A new tool for the assessment of the development of students' mathematical competencies
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018) 
An activity theory analysis of group interactions in mathematical modelling with the aid of digital technologies
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2023)This paper reports on a study in progress of group interactions in mathematical modelling activities at the secondary school level. The study focuses on students’ use of digital technologies in solving a mathematical ... 
Affect and Mathematical Modeling Assessment : A Case Study on Engineering Students’ Experience of Challenge and Flow During a Compulsory Mathematical Modeling Task
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)This chapter describes a study on engineering students’ affect while working on the Tracker Project Task, a group assessment task that asks students (1) to use digital tools (the camera in their smart phones and free tracker ... 
Analysis of relations between attitude towards mathematics, prior knowledge, selfefficacy, expected and actual grades in mathematics
(Chapter, 2022)The purpose of this study is to analyse relations between students’ attitude towards mathematics, prior knowledge, selfefficacy, expected grades, and performance in mathematics among 115 firstyear engineering students. ... 
“AntiBayesian” Flat and Hierarchical Clustering Using Symmetric Quantiloids
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2016) 
Distributed authority and opportunities for children’s agency in mathematical activities in kindergarten
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2015) 
Exploring grade 9 students' assumption making when mathematizing
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2015) 
Forms of epistemic feedback
(Chapter, 2022)Feedback in a digital learning system has two functions, a pragmatic and an epistemic one. In previous papers, we were concerned with the pragmatic function, showing how digital feedback initiates acting with the system ... 
How are proof and proving conceptualized in mathematics curriculum documents in the USA and Japan?
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2022)Only a few international comparative studies have reported on proof and proving in curriculum documents. This report proposes a method of comparing the meaning of proofrelated words in two specific countries’ curriculum ... 
How much space for communication is there for a low achieving student in a heterogeneous group?
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2015) 
How to Bootstrap a Language Workbench
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019) 
An introduction to TWG1 : Argumentation and proof
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2023)Argumentation and proof is a research area that continues to attract the wide interest of the mathematics education research community, which was also evident in CERME13. CERME13 was the first inperson conference after a ... 
Investigating the Affordances and Constraints of SimReal for Mathematical Learning : A Case Study in Teacher Education
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)Visualizations tools are one of the most innovative technologies that emerged the last few years in educational settings. They provide new potentialities for mathematical learning by means of dynamic animations and ... 
Learning to teach a mathematical emotional orientation
(For the Learning of Mathematics; no. 40, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2020) 
Mathematical Modelling and InquiryBased Mathematics Education
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2021)Mathematical modelling (MM) is a powerful tool used by scientists and engineers to solve important problems for humankind. MM opens many possibilities for inquiry and has been included in the PLATINUM project as one of the ... 
Methods and Materials for Professional Development of Lecturers
(Chapter, 2021) 
The modelling cycle as analytic research tool and how it can be enriched beyond the cognitive dimension
(Chapter, 2022)The modelling cycle is a theoretical construct frequently applied in research studies on mathematical modelling. On the one hand, the modelling cycle highlights essential aspects of modelling, which makes it a tool for ... 
On Science Museums, Science Capital, and the Public Understanding of Mathematical Modelling
(International Perspectives on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Modelling; no. 6, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2020) 
'Reasoning' in national curricula and standards
(Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2022)The differing meanings and usages of terms related to argumentation and proof have been discussed in the literature and related to differences in language (e.g., Sekiguchi & Miyazaki, 2000), professional context (e.g., ...