Investigating how to design interactive learning environments to support students’ learning of upper secondary and university math

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Investigating how to design interactive learning environments to support students’ learning of upper secondary and university math

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Publication Conference Paper, peer reviewed
Title Investigating how to design interactive learning environments to support students’ learning of upper secondary and university math
Author Mehanovic, Sanela ; Spikol, Daniel
Editor Biswas, Gautam ; Wong, Lung-Hsiang ; Hirashima, Tsukasa ; Chen, Wenli
Date 2012
English abstract
Students’ difficulties in learning of mathematics have for a long time, been investigated by researchers in different fields. Within educational research there are claims that technological tools appropriately integrated in students’ mathematical work can support their understanding of a wide range of concepts in mathematics. This paper reports on the initial investigation for the design of Interactive Learning Environments (ILE) to support students’ learning of mathematics. The project is guided by the notion of Design Based Research (DBR) and aims to explore how to design ILE that support students’ understanding of integrals in particular. The initial study was conducted at a Swedish university with 10 students in 4 groups. The study confirmed difficulties in students’ understanding of integrals as reported in educational literature and provides a set of design aims for the next iteration of the ILE to support the learning.
Publisher National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Host/Issue Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computers in Education ICCE2012;
ISBN 978-981-07-4649-0
Pages 782-786
Language eng (iso)
Subject mathematics
education
students
interactive learning environments
Technology
Research Subject Categories::MATHEMATICS
Research Subject Categories::TECHNOLOGY
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