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Developing an active learning environment for the learning of stereometry

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This paper reports on the design of a dynamic environment for the learning of stereometry (DALEST) and the teaching of spatial geometry and visual thinking. The development of the software was in the framework of DALEST project which aimed at developing a dynamic three-dimensional geometry microworld that enables students to construct, observe and manipulate geometrical figures in space, and to focus on modelling geometric situations. The environment will also, support teachers in helping their students to construct a suitable understanding of stereometry. During the developmental process of software applications the key elements of spatial ability and visualization were carefully taken into consideration with emphasis on enhancing dynamic visualization as an act of construction of transformations between external media and student’s mind.

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Christou, Constantinos, Pittalis, Marios, Mousoulides, Nicholas, Pitta, Demetra, Jones, Keith, Sendova, Evgenia and Boytchev, Pavel, (2007) Developing an active learning environment for the learning of stereometry Olivero, F. and Sutherland, R. (eds.) At 8th International Conference on Technology and Mathematics Teaching (ICTMT8). 01 - 04 Jul 2007. 5 pp.

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Published date: 2007
Venue - Dates: 8th International Conference on Technology and Mathematics Teaching (ICTMT8), 2007-07-01 - 2007-07-04
Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, stereometry, 3D, three, dimensions, dimensional, visualization, visualisation, dynamic, representations, modelling, semiotics, software, computers, ICT, 3DMath
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education

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Local EPrints ID: 47577
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/47577
ISBN: 0862925592
PURE UUID: bad9ff4f-1c6d-4f9d-95f0-01c53eca85f9
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3677-8802

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Date deposited: 02 Aug 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:03

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Author: Constantinos Christou
Author: Marios Pittalis
Author: Nicholas Mousoulides
Author: Demetra Pitta
Author: Keith Jones ORCID iD
Author: Evgenia Sendova
Author: Pavel Boytchev
Editor: F. Olivero
Editor: R. Sutherland

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