Problem‐based instruction in mathematics and its impact on the cognitive results of the students and on affective‐motivational aspects

  title={Problem‐based instruction in mathematics and its impact on the cognitive results of the students and on affective‐motivational aspects},
  author={Marina Cotic and Milena Valen{\vc}i{\vc} Zuljan},
  journal={Educational Studies},
  pages={297 - 310}
International studies on the knowledge of mathematics at the generalist‐class teaching level have indicated that Slovene students are quite skilled at computations, but have difficulties solving mathematical problems. This finding stimulated us to create a problem‐based instruction model. We wanted to find out whether the students in the experimental group, who received problem‐based instruction, would display greater ability in solving difficult mathematical problems compared to the group… 
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