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The Teaching and Learning of Functions: A Website
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, University of Virginia

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-28-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

One of the most important, if not the most important, unifying ideas throughout all areas of mathematics is that of functions (Dreyfus & Eisenberg, 1983; Eisenberg, 1991). From the day elementary students begin constructing algorithms for addition and subtraction, through graduate level mathematics courses, function ideas saturate the curriculum. Functions have “become one of the fundamental ideas of modern mathematics, permeating virtually all the areas of the subject. Yet...it proves to be one of the most difficult concepts to master” (Eisenberg, 1991, p. 140).

Citation

Pullano, F.B. (1998). The Teaching and Learning of Functions: A Website. In S. McNeil, J. Price, S. Boger-Mehall, B. Robin & J. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 1998--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 576-579). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 14, 2019 from .

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