The Contribution of Reasoning to the Utilization of Feedback from Software When Solving Mathematical Problems

The Contribution of Reasoning to the Utilization of Feedback from Software When Solving... This study investigates how students’ reasoning contributes to their utilization of computer-generated feedback. Sixteen 16-year-old students solved a linear function task designed to present a challenge to them using dynamic software, GeoGebra, for assistance. The data were analysed with respect both to character of reasoning and to the use of feedback generated through activities in GeoGebra. The results showed that students who successfully solved the task were engaged in creative reasoning and used feedback extensively. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Springer Journals

The Contribution of Reasoning to the Utilization of Feedback from Software When Solving Mathematical Problems

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Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by The Author(s)
Subject
Education; Mathematics Education; Science Education
ISSN
1571-0068
eISSN
1573-1774
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10763-016-9795-x
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Abstract

This study investigates how students’ reasoning contributes to their utilization of computer-generated feedback. Sixteen 16-year-old students solved a linear function task designed to present a challenge to them using dynamic software, GeoGebra, for assistance. The data were analysed with respect both to character of reasoning and to the use of feedback generated through activities in GeoGebra. The results showed that students who successfully solved the task were engaged in creative reasoning and used feedback extensively.

Journal

International Journal of Science and Mathematics EducationSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 20, 2017

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