On the nature and role of mathematical intuition


Jones, K. (1994) On the nature and role of mathematical intuition. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 14, (2), 59-64.

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This paper discusses some of the issues surrounding the current notion of mathematical intuition and how these might be researched. The problem of providing a suitable definition of intuition is highlighted, as are the significant methodological challanges associated with researching the nature and role of mathematical intuition.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1463-6840 (print)
Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, geometry, geometric, geometrical, mathematics, intuition, intuitive, drawing, measurement, imagining, manipulating, figures, imagery
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Mathematics and Science Education
ePrint ID: 41319
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:26
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41319

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