TABLE OF CONTENTS

DEDICATION         

To my parents Félix and María Luisa.

LIST OF TABLES

 

LIST OF FIGURES

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

CHAPTER

 

1          INTRODUCTION

 

Multiple Representations

 

Functions

 

Technology

 

Statement of the Problem

 

Purpose of the Study

 

Research Questions

 

2          LITERATURE REVIEW

 

Multiple Representations in Mathematics Teaching and Learning

 

Learning Theories Supporting Multiple Representations in

Mathematics

 

Technology and Multiple Representations

 

Functions and their Representations

 

Summary

 

3          METHODOLOGY

 

Setting of the Study

 

The Course Under Study

 

Participants

 

Treatment Description

 

 

The Teaching Experiment

 

 

Research Instruments

 

 

Statistical Analysis

 

 

Summary

 

 

4          RESULTS

 

 

Prior Achievement in Mathematics Based on Grades

 

 

Attitudes Toward Mathematics

 

 

Summary

 

 

Achievement in Mathematics

 

 

Summary

 

 

5          DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS

 

 

Discussion

 

 

Conclusions

 

 

Limitations of the Study

 

 

Recommendations

 

 

REFERENCES

 

 

APPENDIX

 

 

A          MRSG 1010 COURSE SYLLABUS

 

 

B          STUDENT PROFILE FORM

 

 

D          ACHIEVEMENT TEST (LINEAR FUNCTIONS)

 

 

E          SAMPLE ACTIVITY ON LINEAR EQUATIONS USING SPREADSHEETS

 

 

F          NON-SIGNIFICANT INTERACTIONS ON TWO WAY ANOVA

 

 

VITA

 

 

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