University Mathematics Students’ Learning Difficulties

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Lithner, Johan (2011)
  • Publisher: Education Inquiry
  • Journal: Education Inquiry (issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/edui.v2i2.21981
  • Subject: university mathematics, learning difficulties

The processes of learning mathematics are immensely complex and we largely lack insights into these processes. This is especially problematic when it comes to tertiary mathematics education, which has been much less researched than primary and secondary mathematics education. It is thus far from possible to clarify all relevant issues related to university mathematics learning difficulties. This paper will discuss the notion of learning difficulties and some related insights.Keywords: university mathematics, learning difficulties(Published: 1 June 2011)Citation: Education Inquiry Vol. 2, No. 2, May 2011, pp.289–303
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