Fundamental concepts in didactics: perspectives provided by an anthropological approach

ABSTRACT This lecture is intended to provide a first introduction to the approach hereafter styled anthropological in the analysis of the didactic. Some preliminary observations help make clear what the « rules of the game » are, and two introductory examples illustrate the spirit of the thing. Then comes a presentation of the theory and of its … Lire la suite

Familière et problématique, la figure du professeur

Abstract Based on lectures given at the 8th summer school on the didactics of mathematics (Saint-Sauves, 22-31 august 1995), this paper offers a genetic view of the teacher’s position, and tries to sketch a model of the teacher’s role in the now prevailing curricular organization. Extensive use is made of the basic notions of didactic … Lire la suite