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Learning Discourse Discursive Approaches to Research in Mathematics Education

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ISBN-10: 1402010249

ISBN-13: 9781402010248

Edition: 2002

Authors: Carolyn Kieran, Ellice Forman, Anna Sfard

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The authors offer a reconceptualisation of mathematics as a special form of communication, transforming the familiar discussion of mental schemes, misconceptions & cognitive conflict into a consideration of activity, patterns of interaction & communication failure.
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Book details

List price: $259.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/31/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 302
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

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