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Technology, Knowledge and Learning

October 2013 Volume 18, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. A Framework for Learning about Big Data with Mobile Technologies for Democratic Participation: Possibilities, Limitations, and Unanticipated Obstacles

    Thomas M. Philip, Sarah Schuler-Brown & Winmar Way

    As Big Data becomes increasingly important in policy-making, research, marketing, and commercial applications, we argue that literacy in this domain is critical for engaged democratic participation... More

    pp. 103-120

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  2. Making Sense of Stochastic Variation and Causality in a Virtual Environment

    Theodosia Prodromou & Dave Pratt

    This paper presents a case study of students (age 14-15) as they attempt to make sense of distribution, adopting a range of causal meanings for the variation observed in the animated computer... More

    pp. 121-147

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  3. Using Dynamic Geometry Software to Explore Eigenvectors: The Emergence of Dynamic-Synthetic-Geometric Thinking

    Shiva Gol Tabaghi & Nathalie Sinclair

    This article analyses students' thinking as they interacted with a dynamic geometric sketch designed to explore eigenvectors and eigenvalues. We draw on the theory of instrumental genesis and,... More

    pp. 149-164

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  4. The Role of iPads in Constructing Collaborative Learning Spaces

    Brian Fisher, Timothy Lucas & Araksi Galstyan

    Traditionally, research on technology in mathematics education focuses on interactions between the user and the technology, but little is known about how technology can facilitate face-to-face... More

    pp. 165-178

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