Browsing by Author "Christou, Constantinos"
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The architecture, dynamics, and development of mental processing: Greek, Chinese, or Universal?
Demetriou, Andreas P.; Kui, Z. X.; Spanoudis, George C.; Christou, Constantinos; Kyriakides, Leonidas; Platsidou, Maria (2005)This study compared Greeks with Chinese, from 8 to 14 years of age, on measures of processing efficiency, working memory, and reasoning. All processes were addressed through three domains of relations: verbal/propositional, ...

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The architecture, dynamics, and development of mental processing: Greek, Chinese, or Universal?
Demetriou, Andreas P.; Kui, Z. X.; Spanoudis, George C.; Christou, Constantinos; Kyriakides, Leonidas; Platsidou, Maria (2005)This study compared Greeks with Chinese, from 8 to 14 years of age, on measures of processing efficiency, working memory, and reasoning. All processes were addressed through three domains of relations: verbal/propositional, ...

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Augmenting intelligence: Developmental limits to learningbased cognitive change
Papageorgiou, Eleni; Christou, Constantinos; Spanoudis,George C.; Demetriou, Andreas P. (2016)We investigated if learning relational reasoning in mathematics generalizes to other domains and general intelligence, including speed, attention control, and working memory. A total of 118 10year olds were involved, ...

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Augmenting intelligence: Developmental limits to learningbased cognitive change
Papageorgiou, Eleni; Christou, Constantinos; Spanoudis, George C.; Demetriou, Andreas P. (2016)We investigated if learning relational reasoning in mathematics generalizes to other domains and general intelligence, including speed, attention control, and working memory. A total of 118 10year olds were involved, ...

Book Chapter
Beginning teachers' concerns regarding the adoption of new mathematics curriculum materials
Christou, Constantinos; Eliophotou Menon, Maria; Philippou, George N. (2008)

Book Chapter
Characteristics of the creative person in mathematics.
Kattou, Maria; Christou, Constantinos; PittaPantazi, Demetra (Nova Science Publishers, 2016)

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Coding and decoding representations of 3D shapes
Pittalis, Marios; Christou, Constantinos (2013)The aim of this study is to examine students’ ability in interpreting and constructing plane representations of 3D shapes, and to trace categories of students that reflect different types of behaviour in representing 3D ...

Book Chapter
Cognitive and linguistic dynamics of reading remediation.
Papadopoulos, Timothy C.; Ktisti, C.; Christou, Constantinos; Loizou, M. (Academic Press, 2015)

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Cognitive styles, dynamic geometry and measurement performance
PittaPantazi, Demetra; Christou, Constantinos (2009)This paper reports the outcomes of an empirical study undertaken to investigate the effect of students’ cognitive styles on achievement in measurement tasks in a dynamic geometry learning environment, and to explore the ...

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Cognitive styles, task presentation mode and mathematical performance
PittaPantazi, Demetra; Christou, Constantinos (Routledge, 2009)This paper reports the outcomes of an empirical study undertaken to investigate the relationship of prospective teachers' cognitive styles and levels of performance in measurement and spatial tasks. A total of 116 prospective ...

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Connecting mathematical creativity to mathematical ability
Kattou, Maria; Kontoyianni, Katerina; PittaPantazi, Demetra; Christou, Constantinos (2013)This study aims to investigate whether there is a relationship between mathematical ability and mathematical creativity, and to examine the structure of this relationship. Furthermore, in order to validate the relationship ...

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Cypriot and Greek Primary Teachers' Conceptions about Mathematical Assessment
Philippou, George N.; Christou, Constantinos (1997)Investigates the conception of teachers on mathematical assessment in Cyprus and Greece. Administration of mailed questionnaires to teachers; Importance on examining the mathematical assessment of students as existing ...

Book Chapter
Developing and Enhancing Elementary School Students' Higher Order Mathematical Thinking with SimCalc
PittaPantazi, Demetra; Sophocleous, Paraskevi; Christou, Constantinos (Springer, 2013)A fundamental question regarding the use of technology in mathematics education is the way in which technology supports and promotes higher order thinking in mathematics. In this chapter, we try to describe and analyze the ...

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Developing the 3DMath Dynamic Geometry Software: Theoretical Perspectives on Design
Christou, Constantinos; Pittalis, Marios; Mousoulides,Nicholas G.; Jones, Keith (Research Information Ltd, 2007)Designing successful learning environments entails drawing on theoretical perspectives on learning while, at the same time, being cognisant of the affordances and constraints of the technology. This paper reports on the ...

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The development of mental processing: Efficiency, working memory, and thinking
Demetriou, Andreas P.; Christou, Constantinos; Spanoudis, George C.; Platsidou, Maria (2002)This Monograph aims to contribute to the information processing, the differential, and the developmental modeling of the mind, and to work these into an integrated theory. Toward this aim, a longitudinal study is presented ...

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The development of mental processing: Efficiency, working memory, and thinking
Demetriou, Andreas P.; Christou, Constantinos; Spanoudis, George C.; Platsidou, Maria (2002)This Monograph aims to contribute to the information processing, the differential, and the developmental modeling of the mind, and to work these into an integrated theory. Toward this aim, a longitudinal study is presented ...

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The developmental nature of ability to solve onestep word problems
Christou, Constantinos; Philippou, George N. (1998)Recently many researchers have focused on analyzing the structure of onestep word problems and the solution strategies employed by pupils. We have investigated the effect of mental schemes corresponding to additive and ...

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The difficulty level of representations in mathematical relationships
Christou, Constantinos; Gagatsis, Athanasios; Zachariades, Theodosis (Centre for Experimental Educational Research, 2002)Le présent article analyse les niveaux de difficultés liés aux traductions de diverses représentations de relations mathématiques. Les difficultés relatives associées aux relations ainsi qu'aux niveaux de développement ont ...

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The effects of a preparatory mathematics program in changing prospective teachers' attitudes towards mathematics
Philippou, George N.; Christou, Constantinos (1998)In this study the results of a project aimed at changing prospective teachers' attitudes towards mathematics are reported. A mathematics preparatory program was designed and implemented over a period of three years. The ...

Conference Object
Elementary School Students' Mental Representation of Fractions
PittaPantazi, Demetra; Gray, Eddie M.; Christou, Constantinos (International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004)Based on psychological approaches that evoke mental representations through verbal and visual cues, this paper investigates the different kinds of mental representations projected by 8 to 11 year old children of identified ...