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The sixness of six: Contrasting and comparing Piagetian and Vygotskyan theories


Murphy, C, The sixness of six: Contrasting and comparing Piagetian and Vygotskyan theories, Proceedings of the 36th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 18-22 July 2012, Taipei,Taiwan, pp. 249-257. ISSN 0771-100X (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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The examination of a group task is carried out through Piagetian and Vygotskyan perspectives. Whilst it is recognised that theoretical inconsistencies in neo-Piagetian and neo-Vygotskyan ideas make a complementary view of social and individual learning difficult, the use of both theories to contrast and compare is seen to shed light on children's learning in arithmetic.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Piaget, Vygotsky, mathematics learning
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Murphy, C (Dr Carol Murphy)
ID Code:121609
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-10-05
Last Modified:2017-11-20
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