Escritos sobre Educação
Print version ISSN 1677-9843
PERES, Gilmer Jacinto. Investigation tasks in an undergraduate course for teachers in the initial cycles of education. Escritos educ. [online]. 2006, vol.5, n.1, pp. 13-18. ISSN 1677-9843.
This work analyzes the possibilities of use investigative tasks in an undergraduate course for teachers who will work in the initial cycles of education. The activity performed aimed at recovering the knowledge concerning numerical sequences in an investigation exercise. It was applied in a specific class of Normal Undergraduate course. This group, inexperienced in the processes of accomplishment of an investigative task, presented initial difficulties mainly about written registering of the ideas. Many advantages had been proved, reaffirming the investigative tasks as a privilege process in the construction of mathematical knowledge.
Keywords : Investigation tasks; Numeric sequence; Learning strategy; Formation of teachers.