Department of Mathematics


Postgraduate Research Topics in Mathematics Education

Postgraduate students have the option to complete their research in the field of Mathematics Education.

Current Bachelor (Honours) topics


Topic Affiliation - Faculty and Dept Supervisor Special prerequisites
Undergraduate Learning in Mathematics FoS (Mathematics)

Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz

 
Mathematics and Language FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
The use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Transition from secondary to undergraduate mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Peer tutoring and cooperative learning in undergraduate mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Content-based professional development FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
Enhancing connections between university lecturers and school teachers FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
Lecturer practice and its relationship to research interests FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
The use of Team-Based Learning in the quantitative sciences FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
Mathematical creativity FoS (Mathematics) Dr Caroline Yoon
c.yoon@auckland.ac.nz
 
Mathematical conceptual growth FoS (Mathematics) Dr Caroline Yoon
c.yoon@auckland.ac.nz
 

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Current Masters topics


Topic Affiliation - Faculty and Dept Supervisor Special prerequisites
Mathematics and Language FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Mathematical Sciences FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
Senior Secondary Teacher Development FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
The use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Transition from secondary to undergraduate mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Peer tutoring and cooperative learning in undergraduate mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Greg Oates
oates@math.auckland.ac.nz
 
Content-based professional development FoS (Mathematics)

Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz

 
Enhancing connections between university lecturers and school teachers FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
Lecturer practice and its relationship to research interests FoS (Mathematics)

Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz

 
The use of Team-Based Learning in the quantitative sciences FoS (Mathematics)

Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz

 
Technology in teaching and learning mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Prof Mike Thomas
moj.thomas@auckland.ac.nz
Knowledge of CAS calculators and/or Geogebra
Mathematical thinking and calculus FoS (Mathematics) Prof Mike Thomas
moj.thomas@auckland.ac.nz
 
Designing mathematical modelling activities FoS (Mathematics) Dr Caroline Yoon
c.yoon@auckland.ac.nz
 
Mapping mathematical conceptual growth FoS (Mathematics) Dr Caroline Yoon
c.yoon@auckland.ac.nz
 
Mathematical creativity FoS (Mathematics) Dr Caroline Yoon
c.yoon@auckland.ac.nz
 

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Current PhD topics


Topic Affiliation - Faculty and Dept Supervisor Special prerequisites
Ethnomathematics FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
Bilingual Teaching and Learning in Mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Mathematical Sciences FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Affiliation FoS (Mathematics) Prof Bill Barton
b.barton@auckland.ac.nz
 
Content-based professional development FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
Enhancing connections between university lecturers and school teachers FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
Lecturer practice and its relationship to research interests FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
The use of Team-Based Learning in the quantitative sciences FoS (Mathematics) Dr Judy Paterson
j.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
 
Building Year 13 Students’ Inferential Reasoning in Statistics FoS (Mathematics) Dr Maxine Pfannkuch
m.pfannkuch@auckland.ac.nz
 
Technology in teaching and learning mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Prof Mike Thomas
moj.thomas@auckland.ac.nz
Knowledge of CAS calculators and/or Geogebra
The transition from school to university mathematics FoS (Mathematics) Prof Mike Thomas
moj.thomas@auckland.ac.nz
 
Undergraduate mathematics learning FoS (Mathematics) Prof Mike Thomas
moj.thomas@auckland.ac.nz
Mathematics degree
The neuro-cognitive basis of mathematical thinking FoS (Mathematics) Prof Mike Thomas
moj.thomas@auckland.ac.nz
Mathematics degree
Mathematical thinking and calculus FoS (Mathematics) Prof Mike Thomas
moj.thomas@auckland.ac.nz
 

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