Visualization and the teaching of mathematical analysis

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Fusaro Pinto, Márcia Maria and Scheiner, Thorsten. (2015). Visualization and the teaching of mathematical analysis. Educacao Matematica Pesquisa. 17(3), pp. 637-654.
AuthorsFusaro Pinto, Márcia Maria and Scheiner, Thorsten
Abstract

The teaching of mathematical analysis has been investigated and debated for

decades from different theoretical perspectives. The current and continuing debate is justified by the numerous reports of the obstacles in the teaching and learning of the subject, in its delimitation in the different curricula, in the convenience or even relevance of its study in the different courses, amongst others. Here, we intend to propose elements for the discussion on the use of visual representations in formal mathematical arguments, for the teaching and learning of mathematical analysis, presenting the notion of structural abstraction.

Keywordsvisualization; structural abstraction; mathematical argumentation; mathematics education in the tertiary level
Year2015
JournalEducacao Matematica Pesquisa
Journal citation17 (3), pp. 637-654
PublisherPontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
ISSN1983-3156
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