Comparison of black-box, glass-box and open-box software for aiding conceptual understanding
Hosein, A, Aczel, J, Clow, D and Richardson, JTE (2008) Comparison of black-box, glass-box and open-box software for aiding conceptual understanding In: 32nd annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 32), 2008-07-17 - 2008-07-21, Morelia, Mexico.
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Three mathematical software types: black-box (no steps shown), glass-box (steps shown) and open-box (interactive steps) were used by 32 students to solve conceptual and procedural tasks on the computer via remote observation. Comparison of the three software types suggests that there is no difference in the scores that students receive for conceptual understanding tasks. Students using the black-box are more likely to explore answers than students using the glass and open-box software.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)|
|Divisions :||Department of Higher Education|
|Uncontrolled Keywords :||Software: Black-box; Software: Glass-box; Software: Open-box|
|Additional Information :||Copyright 2008 IGPME.|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||04 Nov 2013 14:45|
|Last Modified :||09 Jun 2014 13:45|
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