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Online Mathematics Instruction: An Analysis of Content
Proceedings of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association Conference
  • Chareen Snelson, Boise State University
Document Type
Conference Proceeding
Publication Date
10-9-2002
Abstract

This paper presents the results of a pilot study conducted to examine Web- based instructional content for mathematics. Two research questions were posed during the study: (1) how is technology being used to represent mathematical concepts online? and (2) how do the representations work together as a system? A mixed method content analysis design was used in this study to examine instructional content for five concepts ranging from basic to advanced mathematics. The results indicated a positive correlation between non-text representations ·and the total number of representations. Representational function mirrored that found in the taxonomy developed by Shaaron Ainsworth.

Citation Information
Chareen Snelson. "Online Mathematics Instruction: An Analysis of Content" Proceedings of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association Conference (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/chareen_snelson/61/