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 Supervisor Special prerequisites
Undergraduate Learning in Mathematics

Prof Bill Barton

 
Mathematics and Language Prof Bill Barton  
Online mathematical interactions Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
Problem posing, problem solving, explaining and proving Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
Mathematical puzzles and riddles Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
History and philosophy of mathematics Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Images of mathematics Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Knowing, teaching & learning theories Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Early/Primary/Secondary Mathematics Education Dr Jean-François Maheux  
The use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics Dr Greg Oates
 
Transition from secondary to undergraduate mathematics Dr Greg Oates  
Peer tutoring and cooperative learning in undergraduate mathematics Dr Greg Oates  
Teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics Dr Greg Oates  
Mathematical thinking of undergraduates Prof Mike Thomas
 
Undergraduate mathematics learning Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
Mathematical task design Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
Mathematical thinking and creativity Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
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Current Masters topics


Topic Supervisor Special prerequisites
Mathematics and Language Prof Bill Barton  
Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Mathematical Sciences Prof Bill Barton  
Senior Secondary Teacher Development Prof Bill Barton  
Problem posing, problem solving, explaining and proving Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
Teaching and learning of linear algebra Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
Teacher knowledge Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
History and philosophy of mathematics Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Images of mathematics Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Knowing, teaching & learning theories Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Early/Primary/Secondary Mathematics Education Dr Jean-François Maheux  
The use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics Dr Greg Oates  
Transition from secondary to undergraduate mathematics Dr Greg Oates  
Peer tutoring and cooperative learning in undergraduate mathematics Dr Greg Oates  
Teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics Dr Greg Oates  
Technology in teaching and learning mathematics Prof Mike Thomas Knowledge of CAS calculators and/or Geogebra
Mathematical thinking and calculus Prof Mike Thomas  
Undergraduate teaching of mathematics Prof Mike Thomas  
Undergraduate mathematics learning Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
Mathematical task design Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
Mathematical thinking and creativity Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
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Current PhD topics


Topic Supervisor Special prerequisites
Ethnomathematics Prof Bill Barton  
Bilingual Teaching and Learning in Mathematics Prof Bill Barton  
Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Mathematical Sciences Prof Bill Barton  
Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Affiliation Prof Bill Barton  
Expert and novice mathematical thinking Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
Learning in online mathematical forums Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
Problem posing, problem solving, explaining and proving Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
Creativity in tertiary mathematics Dr Igor' Kontorovich  
History and philosophy of mathematics Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Images of mathematics Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Knowing, teaching & learning theories Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Early/Primary/Secondary Mathematics Education Dr Jean-François Maheux  
Technology in teaching and learning mathematics Prof Mike Thomas Knowledge of CAS calculators and/or Geogebra
The transition from school to university mathematics Prof Mike Thomas  
Undergraduate mathematics learning Prof Mike Thomas Mathematics degree
Mathematical thinking and calculus Prof Mike Thomas  
Undergraduate mathematics learning Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
Mathematical task design Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
Mathematical thinking and creativity Assoc Prof Caroline Yoon  
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