Emerging insights from the evolving framework of structural abstraction

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Scheiner, Thorsten and Pinto, Márcia M. F.. (2017) Emerging insights from the evolving framework of structural abstraction. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen and J. Rabin, M. Wawro and S. Brown (Ed.). 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, California. San Diego, California: Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. pp. 274 - 284
AuthorsScheiner, Thorsten and Pinto, Márcia M. F.
Abstract

Only recently ‘abstraction from objects’ has attracted attention in the literature as a form of abstraction that has the potential to take account of the complexity of students’ knowing and learning processes compatible with their strategy of giving meaning. This paper draws attention to several emerging insights from the evolving framework of structural abstraction in students’ knowing and learning of the limit concept of a sequence. Particular ideas are accentuated that we need to understand from a theoretical point of view since they reveal a new way of understanding knowing and learning advanced mathematical concepts.

Year2017
PublisherResearch in Undergraduate Mathematics Education
ISSN2474-9346
Web address (URL)http://sigmaa.maa.org/rume/RUME20.pdf
Open accessOpen access
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Book titleProceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, California
Page range274 - 284
Research GroupInstitute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education (ILSTE)
Place of publicationSan Diego, California
EditorsA. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen and J. Rabin, M. Wawro and S. Brown
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