MathEd Studies Tag: theory

Tag: theory

Patterns of variation and invariance in variation theory

Variation theory states that to learn a phenomenon means to simultaneously discern and focus on the critical aspects/features of the phenomenon. To discern a particular feature, the learner must experience variation in that dimension. When an aspect of a phenomenon varies while other aspects remain invariant, the aspect that varies would be discerned (Pang and Marton 2005). Click What is…

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