Theories in Mathematics Education : A Brief Inquiry into their Conceptual Differences

@inproceedings{Radford2008TheoriesIM,
  title={Theories in Mathematics Education : A Brief Inquiry into their Conceptual Differences},
  author={Luis Radford},
  year={2008}
}
  • Luis Radford
  • Published 2008
Introduction In this paper I will deal with the question of the types of theories used in mathematics education research. My goal is to contribute to clarify one of the two central themes around which our Survey Team revolves, namely the investigation of the notion of theory in mathematics education research, as stipulated in the appointing official letter. How will I proceed? I could proceed by giving a definition, T, of the term ―theory‖ and by choosing some differentiating criteria c1, c2… CONTINUE READING

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