Cabri i Visualització

Gorgorió, N. and Jones, K. (1997) Cabri i Visualització. Biaix, 10, 21-23.


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The advent of powerful computer graphic packages has coincided with renewed interest in all forms of visual representation in mathematics. As a result, we need to be clear about what we mean by the visual processing necessary to solve mathematical problems involving visual phenomena. Visual processing involves the ability to mentally manipulate and transform visual representations and visual imagery. This paper describes three different elements of the visualisation process: crude visualisation, visualisation as the reading of visual information, and visual processing. Illustrations are given of how the use of a dynamic geometry package such as Cabri-Géomètre both needs and contributes to developing visualisation in all these three senses.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This paper is a version in Catalan of the following paper: Gorgorio, N. and Jones, K. (1996) Elements of the visualisation process within a dynamic geometry environment. Invited paper presented to the Topic group on The Future of Geometry at the 8th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME8), Seville, Spain, 14-21 July 1996. Full text of the ICME8 paper (in English) is available at:
ISSNs: 1133-4282 (print)
Keywords: visualisation, vizualisation, visual, representations, representation, imagery, mediation, tools, artifacts, artefacts, curriculum, pedagogy, teaching, learning, mathematics, sociocultural, theory, dynamic geometry, geometry, geometric, geometrical, DGS, DGE, Cabri, GSP, Sketchpad
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 41387
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:26

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