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dc.contributor.authorCastro-Rodríguez, E.en
dc.contributor.authorPitta-Pantazi, Demetraen
dc.contributor.authorRico, L.en
dc.contributor.authorGómez, P.en
dc.creatorCastro-Rodríguez, E.en
dc.creatorPitta-Pantazi, Demetraen
dc.creatorRico, L.en
dc.creatorGómez, P.en
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-27T10:41:57Z
dc.date.available2017-07-27T10:41:57Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.urihttps://gnosis.library.ucy.ac.cy/handle/7/37766
dc.description.abstractThe part-whole multiplicative relationship, as a topic that gives rise to the concept of fraction, is fundamental in education at the primary school level, and must therefore be included in training courses for prospective primary school teachers (PSTs). In this paper, we introduce a first study of a larger project, which aims to understand the usefulness of a semantic triangle in studying prospective teachers’ knowledge of various mathematical topics. In particular, we present the results of a study focused in the starting level of the fraction concept, based on the multiplicative part-whole relationship. We carried out this study with PSTs by means of a questionnaire. We analyzed the collected responses using a framework of three components that form a semantic triangle, in terms of their conceptual structure, system of representations, and contexts and modes of use of the part-whole relationship. The results show different typologies of meaning expressed by the participants in terms of the semantic triangle. Each typology emphasizes some aspects of the meaning of the part-whole relationship such as the equality of parts, the model of area as representation and the context of division. © 2015, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.en
dc.sourceEducational Studies in Mathematicsen
dc.source.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84951807402&doi=10.1007%2fs10649-015-9673-4&partnerID=40&md5=678a251a4418555d0a95da0a717bb01e
dc.titleProspective teachers’ understanding of the multiplicative part-whole relationship of fractionen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10649-015-9673-4
dc.description.volume92
dc.description.issue1
dc.description.startingpage129
dc.description.endingpage146
dc.author.facultyΣχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / Faculty of Social Sciences and Education
dc.author.departmentΤμήμα Επιστημών της Αγωγής / Department of Education
dc.type.uhtypeArticleen
dc.source.abbreviationEduc.Stud.Math.
dc.source.otherScopus
dc.contributor.orcidPitta-Pantazi, Demetra [0000-0002-9580-5674]


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