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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.

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Published date: 1994
Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, geometry, geometric, geometrical, mathematics, intuition, intuitive, drawing, measurement, imagining, manipulating, figures, imagery
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education


Local EPrints ID: 41319
ISSN: 1463-6840
PURE UUID: b1e78dce-90b2-4017-929d-01fae3ceefdd
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 23 Aug 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:31

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