The Framework Theory Approach Applied to Mathematics Learning

Authored by: Xenia Vamvakoussi , Stella Vosniadou , Wim Van Dooren

International Handbook of Research on Conceptual Change

Print publication date:  June  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415898829
eBook ISBN: 9780203154472
Adobe ISBN: 9781136578212


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The conceptual change approach to learning emerged in two different research areas, namely science education and cognitive-developmental psychology (Vosniadou, 1999). Researchers in both traditions drew on Kuhn’s (1970) account of scientific change as a source of hypotheses about how concepts change in individuals in the processes of development and learning.

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