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Key Ideas: What are they and how can they help us understand how people view proof?

Key Ideas: What are they and how can they help us understand how people view proof? This paper examines the views of proof held by university level mathematics students and teachers. A framework is developed for characterizing people's views of proof, based on a distinction between public and private aspects of proof and the key ideas which link these two domains. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Educational Studies in Mathematics Springer Journals

Key Ideas: What are they and how can they help us understand how people view proof?

Educational Studies in Mathematics , Volume 52 (3) – Oct 5, 2004

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2003 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Education; Mathematics Education; Mathematics, general
ISSN
0013-1954
eISSN
1573-0816
DOI
10.1023/A:1024360204239
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Abstract

This paper examines the views of proof held by university level mathematics students and teachers. A framework is developed for characterizing people's views of proof, based on a distinction between public and private aspects of proof and the key ideas which link these two domains.

Journal

Educational Studies in MathematicsSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 5, 2004

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