Caroline Sokyong Yoon

BSc(Hons), MSc(Hons), PhD

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Associate Professor

Research | Current

  • Mathematics Education
  • Mathematical conceptual growth

Postgraduate supervision

Projects on offer

  • Mapping conceptual mathematical growth (Project)
  • Gestures and mathematical thought (Project)
  • Designing mathematical activities (Project)
  • Mathematical creativity (Project)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Yoon, C. S., Chin, S. L., Moala, J. G., & Choy, B. H. (2017). Entering into dialogue about the mathematical value of contextual mathematising tasks. Mathematics Education Research Journal10.1007/s13394-017-0218-2
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Moala
  • Yoon, C. S. (2016). Visualisation for different mathematical purposes. In A. Saenz-Ludlow, G. Kadunz (Eds.) Semiotics as a tool for learning mathematics: How to describe the construction, visualization, and communication of mathematical concepts (pp. 69-88). Sense Publishers. Related URL.
  • Yoon, C. S. (2015). Mapping mathematical leaps of insight. In S. J. Cho (Ed.) Selected Regular Lectures from the 12th International Congress on Mathematics Education (pp. 915-932). Springer.
  • Thomas, M., & Yoon, C. (2014). The impact of conflicting goals on mathematical teaching decisions. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 17 (3), 227-243. 10.1007/s10857-013-9241-8
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael Thomas
  • Yoon, C., Oates, G., & Sneddon, J. (2014). Undergraduate mathematics students’ reasons for attending live lectures when recordings are available. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 45 (2), 1-14. 10.1080/0020739X.2013.822578
  • Kensington-Miller, B., Yoon, C. S., Sneddon, J., & Stewart, S. (2013). Changing Beliefs about Teaching in Large Undergraduate Mathematics Classes. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 15 (2), 52-69. Related URL.
  • Yoon, C. S. (2012). Mapping mathematical leaps of insight. 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education, 543-552. Seoul, Korea. Related URL.
  • Yoon, C. S., Thomas, M. O., & Dreyfus, T. (2011). Grounded Blends and Mathematical Gesture Spaces: Developing Mathematical Understandings via Gestures. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 78 (3), 371-393. 10.1007/s10649-011-9329-y

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
New Zealand