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Of What Does Mathematical Knowledge Consist?

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Author:Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
Description: Answers to epistemological questions such as "Does mathematical knowledge consist of competencies, or in seeing connections between mathematical concepts and results, or between various representations of a single concept?" Sections include Kinds of Mathematical Knowing; A Postmodern View; How Does Symbolism Help One Cope? What Teachers Should Know about Mathematical Knowing; and Mathematical Definitions. From the MAA's Teaching and Learning Research Sampler.

Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Philosophy
Math Ed Topics: Math Ed Research/Reform

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