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Key ideas: What are they and how can they help us understand people view proof?
Department of Learning and Teaching, New Brunswick, USA.
2003 (English)In: Educational Studies in Mathematics, ISSN 0013-1954, E-ISSN 1573-0816, Vol. 52, no 3, 319-325 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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This paper examines the views of proof held by university level mathematics students and teachers.  A framework is developed for characterizing people's views of proof, based on a distinction between public and private aspects of proof and the key ideas which link these two domains.

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2003. Vol. 52, no 3, 319-325 p.
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Calculus, Epistemology, Mathematical ideas, Mathematical thinking, Proof
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-30025DOI: 10.1023/A:1024360204239ScopusID: 2-s2.0-4544320620OAI: diva2:278962
Available from: 2009-11-30 Created: 2009-11-30 Last updated: 2015-01-26Bibliographically approved

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