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Conceptual metaphors for isomorphism and homomorphism: Instructors’ descriptions for themselves and when teaching
Group isomorphism and homomorphism are topics central to abstract algebra, yet research on instructors’ views of these concepts is limited. Based on interviews from two instructors as well as classroom video from eight ...
How mathematicians assign homework problems in abstract algebra courses
While many aspects of the teaching and learning of advanced mathematics have been explored, the role, construction, and values of homework have been virtually ignored. This report draws on task-based interviews with six ...