International Journal of Secondary Education

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017

  • Metaphors for Learning Mathematics: An Interpretation Based on Learners’ Responses to an Exploratory Questionnaire on Mathematics and Learning

    Oniccah Thibodi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 70-74
    Received: 5 October 2017
    Accepted: 13 November 2017
    Published: 25 January 2018
    Abstract: This paper is linked to some work that I have done in my PhD research, which is in progress. It shows metaphors that learners have about mathematics. These metaphors were investigated through a questionnaire with seven open-ended questionnaires. An inductive analysis of the learners’ metaphors for mathematics indicated that learners had well develo... Show More