representational system


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representational system

a term used in neurolinguistic programming for a person's internal map or construct of external reality.
See also: construct, concept-driven perception.
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It is well recognized that an important component in mathematical instruction is to provide students with an opportunity to develop and use diverse representational systems in order to solve a variety of mathematical tasks (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2000).
Students use a naturalistic representational system--the English language--to translate word problems to functions instead of using a variety of mathematics representational systems that includes the coordinate graph.
9] By simply conforming their nonverbal behavior to that of each client, by using language from the client's preferred representational system (visual, auditory, or kinesthetic), and by matching the client's volume, tone, and rate of speech (paralanguage), they often can overcome the client's reluctance to communicate.
And, as we know from the last article, we can match key words and phrases that reflect the representational system of the other.
At this point, NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) seemed to offer a possible tool in the form of representational systems.
The identification of sensory predicates to determine one's primary representational system involves classifying specific word choices a person uses to communicate with others, either in spoken or written communication (Childers, Houston, & Heckler, 1985).
You might rely on a map, a visual representational system, to categorize and organize large amounts of information and then represent it to you in a symbolic collection of lines.
It also suggested a semi-proportional representational system.
He added that the representational system of selecting army recruits was forcing "a sectarian program into a place where sectarianism is not appropriate.
Curiously, a group of colored patches crosses the image like an accumulation of feathery clouds generated by a computer, apparently a glitch in the representational system, an abstraction that prevents our reading the scene as either a dream or nightmare.
Indeed Orton's work is informed by Derrida, who is famous for arguing that a specific reader's interpretation of a text, or a viewer's interpretation of a picture, must be prefigured in all previous uses of verbal and visual signs, as well as linked to innumerable other interpretations by an uncontrollable drift in the representational system.
In general, the representational system Araeen applies in his three-by-three grid works is overdetermined, lacking in subtlety, though the theme is serious and deserves consideration.

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