Teaching mathematics: the gulf between semantics (meaning) and syntax (form)

David Easdown


The purpose of this study is to begin to identify elementary but useful general principles which affect comprehension in the flow of information between teachers and students of mathematics.

Keywords: teaching mathematics, learning, semantics, syntax.

AMS Subject Classification: Primary 97C30; secondary 97D40.

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Friday, April 7, 2006