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Mathematical reasoning and beliefs in non-routine task solving
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Umeå Mathematics Education Research Centre (UMERC). (LICR)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9691-1995
2015 (English)In: Current State of Research on Mathematical Beliefs XX: Proceedings of the MAVI-20 / [ed] Lovisa Sumpter, Falun: Högskolan Dalarna, 2015Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper explores low performing upper secondary school students’ mathematical reasoning when solving non-routine tasks in pairs. Their solutions were analysed using a theoretical framework about mathematical reasoning and a model to study beliefs as arguments for choices. The results confirm previous research and three themes of beliefs are used by the student. These themes are safety, expectations, and motivation. The results also show a connection between beliefs and imitative reasoning as a way to solve non-routine tasks.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Falun: Högskolan Dalarna, 2015.
Series
, Kultur och lärande, ISSN 1403-6878 ; 2015:04
Keyword [en]
Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Samhällsvetenskap, Utbildningsvetenskap, Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Didactics, Samhällsvetenskap, Utbildningsvetenskap, Didaktik, Education And Learning, Utbildning Och Lärande
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Educational Sciences
Research subject
didactics of mathematics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-127672ISBN: 978-91-85941-93-3OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-127672DiVA: diva2:1047233
Conference
Mathematical Views
Available from: 2016-11-17 Created: 2016-11-17 Last updated: 2016-11-17

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