%0 Journal Article
	%A Belma Turker and  Cigdem Alkas and  Ebru Aylar and  Ramazan Gurel and  Oylum Akkus Ispir
	%D 2010
	%J International Journal of Educational and Pedagogical Sciences
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 43, 2010
	%T The Views of Elementary Mathematics Education Preservice Teachers on Proving
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/11751
	%V 43
	%X This study has been prepared with the purpose to get the views of senior class Elementary Education Mathematics preservice teachers on proving. Data have been obtained via surveys and interviews carried out with 104 preservice teachers. According to the findings, although preservice teachers have positive views about using proving in mathematics teaching, it is seen that their experiences related to proving is limited to courses and they think proving is a work done only for the exams. Furthermore, they have expressed in the interviews that proving is difficult for them, and because of this reason they prefer memorizing instead of learning.

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