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Fostering mathematical modelling competency of South African engineering students: which influence does the teaching design have?

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Durandt, Rina ; Blum, Werner ; Lindl, Alfred
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 07 Jul 2021 05:31

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This paper reports on empirical results about the influence of two different teaching designs on the development of tertiary students' modelling competency and attitudes towards modelling. A total of 144 first year engineering students were exposed to a diagnostic entrance test, a modelling unit consisting of five lessons with ten tasks, enframed by a pre- and a post-test, and at the end a ...


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