On the nature and role of mathematical intuition

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

Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education
ePrint ID: 41319
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Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 19:02
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41319

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