Collapsing Dimensions, Physical Limitation, and Other Student Metaphors for Limit Concepts
July 2009, Volume 40, Issue 4, Page 396
This study investigated introductory calculus students’ spontaneous reasoning about limit concepts guided by an interactionist theory of metaphorical reasoning developed by Max Black. Students’ reasoning had significant implications for the images they formed and the claims and justifications they provided about multiple limit concepts.
Calculus and Higher Level Mathematics