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Situated cognition and the learning of mathematics

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A ground-breaking collection of research and theoretical writing exploring the relationship between school-based learning of mathematics and learning mathematics in other situations. The chapters of this book expose differences between the use and learning of mathematics in school, home, everyday life and the workplace. Some difficulties in transferring knowledge of mathematics from one situation to another are made explicit through the consideration of differences. The ideas in this collecti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Centre for Mathematics Education Research
Role:
Contributor, Editor
Institution:
University of Exeter
Role:
Contributor
Institution:
South Bank University
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Contributor
Institution:
King's College, University of London
Role:
Contributor
Institution:
University of Ljubjana, Slovenia
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Contributor
Publisher:
Centre for Mathematics Education Research
Publication date:
1998-01-01
ISBN:
1858530830
Language:
English
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2013-07-29

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