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Teaching and Learning of Calculus

Publication year: 2016

ISBN: 978-3-319-32975-8

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This survey focuses on the main trends in the field of calculus education. Despite their variety, the findings reveal a cornerstone issue that is strongly linked to the formalism of calculus concepts and to the difficulties it generates in the learning and teaching process. As a complement to the main text, an extended bibliography with some of the most important references on this topic is included.

Subject: Education, Mathematics Education, Learning & Instruction, Teaching and Teacher Education, Calculus Design, Formalism, Infinity, Calculus Thinking, Task Design, Cognitive Development, Limits, Derivatives, Integrals, Calculus Instruction, Calculus Teachers