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Author Kontoyianni, Katerina ♦ Herodotou, Maria ♦ Ioannou, Polina ♦ Elia, Iliada ♦ Gagatsis, Athanasios
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Analogical Problem ♦ Fifth Grade Student ♦ Present Study ♦ Clear Idea ♦ Sixth Grade Student ♦ Sixth Primary Grade ♦ Implicative Statistical Analysis ♦ Complete Perception ♦ Chic Software ♦ Different Way ♦ Cypriot Student ♦ Student Reply ♦ Great Percentage
Abstract Abstract. The purpose of the present study was twofold. First to examine the relationship between proportional (arithmetic) and analogical (verbal) problems and second to examine the breath of strategies used while solving them by Cypriot students in fifth and sixth primary grade. The results showed that students confront in a different way proportional and analogical problems. Concerning the strategies used, fifth grade students seem to prefer finding the factor of change while sixth grade students prefer to use the rule of three method. The results also reveal that a great percentage of students of both ages have not a complete perception of the relationships which condition an analogy. The application of the implicative statistical analysis of R. Gras and more general the CHIC software give a clear idea of the relations between proportional and analogical problems according to students ’ replies.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article