Graphical Revelations: Comparing Students' Translation Errors in Graphics and Logic

@inproceedings{Cox2008GraphicalRC,
  title={Graphical Revelations: Comparing Students' Translation Errors in Graphics and Logic},
  author={Richard Cox and Robert Dale and John Etchemendy and Dave Barker-Plummer},
  booktitle={Diagrams},
  year={2008}
}
We are interested in developing a better understanding of what it is that students find difficult in learning logic. We use both natural language and diagram-based methods for teaching students the formal language of first-order logic. In this paper, we present some initial results that demonstrate that, when we look at how students construct diagrammatic… CONTINUE READING