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Spreadsheets and the development of skills in the STEM disciplines

  title={Spreadsheets and the development of skills in the STEM disciplines},
  author={Sergei Abramovich and Galina N. Nikitina and Vlad Romanenko},
  journal={Spreadsheets in Education},
The paper describes a number of practical uses of a spreadsheet that vary across the novice-expert continuum in terms of the development of skills required for career paths in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) disciplines. To this end, three types of skills are introduced: basic, professional and advanced. Using a spreadsheet as a background and Vygotskian perspective on learning and development as a conceptual framework, the paper demonstrates how purposeful applications… 

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