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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

727- Unique Perceptions of Limits in Calculus

Saturday, April 18, 2015: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
162 A/B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Margaret Smolinka Adams

Handouts NCTM 2015 Presentation-Adams.pdf


This presentation extracts essential findings from my dissertation's constructivist case-study on conceptual knowledge of limits, revealing unique perceptions students have about limits at a point, limits at infinity, and limits that do not exist. Modifying instructional practices and identifying common misconceptions can improve learning outcomes.


Presentation Format: Research Burst


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