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High school learners' mental construction during solving optimisation problems in Calculus: a South African case study
This qualitative case study in a rural school in Umgungundlovu District in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, explored Grade 12 learners’ mental constructions of mathematical knowledge during engagementExpand
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Pre-service Mathematics Teachers’ Mental Constructions of the Determinant Concept
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This study aims to reveal the nature of mental constructions made by pre-service teachers whenlearning the determinant concepts and to contribute to APOS theory (Action, Process, Object and Schema) interms of instructional strategies. Expand
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Pre-service Teachers’ Mental Constructions of Concepts in Matrix Algebra
This study is part of ongoing research in undergraduate mathematics education. The study was guided by the belief that understanding the mental constructions the pre-service teachers make whenExpand
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Examining pre-service teachers’ subject matter knowledge of school mathematics concepts
This article explores the nature of the subject matter knowledge that pre-service mathematics teachers’ possess by analysing its components, namely, common content knowledge and specialised contentExpand
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Pre-service mathematics teachers’ development process in using manipulatives in number operations
Background: Teaching using manipulatives is emphasised, especially in the early grades, to help learners conceptualise operations on whole numbers. Therefore, teachers’ competencies in usingExpand
“Growing up and growing old with HIV”: HIV+ adolescents’ experiences of disclosing statuses to romantic partners in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
This article explores the experiences of HIV-positive adolescents disclosing their status to romantic partners in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Disclosure of HIV status continues to be one of the most pressingExpand
Pre-service mathematics teachers' mental constructions when using Cramer's rule
This study explored the mental constructions displayed by pre-service mathematics teachers (PMTs) when applying Cramer’s rule. The aim was to reveal the character of mental constructions made aroundExpand
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Exploring pre-service teachers' mental constructions of matrix algebra concepts : a South African case study.
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