Identifying Graphical Forms Used by Students in Creating and Interpreting Graphs

Identifying Graphical Forms Used by Students in Creating and Interpreting Graphs

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Steven Jones recently had a paper titled “Identifying graphical forms used by students in creating and interpreting graphs.” published in the conference proceedings for the PMENA conference. Steven has answered a few questions about this paper below:  Who were your co-authors on this paper? Jon-Marc Rodriguez Who would you say is the target audience for this paper? Secondary/tertiary mathematics education researchers What is the big problem you hoped to address with this paper? There is a substantial research literature on students' understanding of and reasoning with graphs. However, most of this work is on misconceptions and difficulties, and little work has been done on documenting the productive knowledge elements students do have that they can use in graphical activity. This paper was meant to relate a framework for identifying such…
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