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Asghari, Amir Hossein;
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This thesis seeks to answer one single question: "what is an equivalence relation?" A more correct, though longer, version of this question is "what are the qualitatively different ways in which people experience an equivalence relation?" The second question is not simp... View more
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    Asghari, H.A.: 2004a, 'Students' experiences of equivalence relations', in O. McNamara (ed.), Proceedings of British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 240), pp. 7-12.

    Asghari. H.A.: 2004b, 'Organizing with a focus on defining. a phenomenographic approach' in MJ. Hoines and A.B. Fuglestad (eds.), Proceedings of the 28th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics, Vol. 2. 63-70.

    Asghari, A. H.: 2005a, 'Examples: generating versus checking', in D. Hewitt and A. Noyes (eds.), Proceedings of the sixth British Congress of Mathematics Education held at the University of Warwick, Available from www.bsrlm.org.uk, pp. 25-32.

    Asghari, H.A.: 2005b, 'A mad dictator partitions his country', Research in Mathematics Education, 7, (in press).

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