Commentary on Part III

Connections to Theory and Practice

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The four chapters forming Part III address two different but related issues concerning affective aspects of teaching and learning mathematical modelling. That is: (1) the possible effects of the students’ modelling activities on their attitudes towards mathematics dealt with in chapters “ Chapter 9: The Complex Relationship Between Mathematical Modelling and Attitude Towards Mathematics” and “ Chapter 10: Teaching Modelling Problems and Its Effects on Students’ Engagement and Attitude Toward Mathematics”; and (2) the affective aspects involved in the students’ modelling work addressed in chapters “ Chapter 11: Affect and Mathematical Modelling Assessment-A Case Study on Students’ Experience of Challenge and Flow During a Compulsory Mathematical Modelling Task by Engineering Students” and “ Chapter 12: Flow and Modelling”. The commentary discusses these chapters with regard to their connections to theory of the teaching and learning of mathematical modelling and to the practice of teaching modelling. For furthering and integrating research on affective aspects of mathematical modelling it is suggested to differentiate with regard to the two main educational goals for teaching mathematical modelling in general education. That is mathematical modelling as a didactical means for motivating, supporting and enhancing the students’ learning of mathematics or developing the students’ mathematical competency as an educational goal in it own right.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAffect in Mathematical Modeling
EditorsScott A. Chamberlin, Bharath Sriraman
Number of pages8
Volume1
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2019
Edition1
Pages203-210
ChapterIII
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-04431-2
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-04432-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
SeriesAdvances in Mathematics Education
ISSN1869-4918

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Blomhøj, M. (2019). Commentary on Part III: Connections to Theory and Practice. In S. A. Chamberlin, & B. Sriraman (Eds.), Affect in Mathematical Modeling (1 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 203-210). Switzerland: Springer. Advances in Mathematics Education https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04432-9
Blomhøj, Morten. / Commentary on Part III : Connections to Theory and Practice. Affect in Mathematical Modeling. editor / Scott A. Chamberlin ; Bharath Sriraman. Vol. 1 1. ed. Switzerland : Springer, 2019. pp. 203-210 (Advances in Mathematics Education).
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Blomhøj, M 2019, Commentary on Part III: Connections to Theory and Practice. in SA Chamberlin & B Sriraman (eds), Affect in Mathematical Modeling. 1 edn, vol. 1, Springer, Switzerland, Advances in Mathematics Education, pp. 203-210. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04432-9

Commentary on Part III : Connections to Theory and Practice. / Blomhøj, Morten.

Affect in Mathematical Modeling. ed. / Scott A. Chamberlin; Bharath Sriraman. Vol. 1 1. ed. Switzerland : Springer, 2019. p. 203-210 (Advances in Mathematics Education).

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Blomhøj M. Commentary on Part III: Connections to Theory and Practice. In Chamberlin SA, Sriraman B, editors, Affect in Mathematical Modeling. 1 ed. Vol. 1. Switzerland: Springer. 2019. p. 203-210. (Advances in Mathematics Education). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04432-9