Emeritus Professor Michael Oliver John Thomas

BSc(Hons) MSc, PhD (Warwick), MRSNZ, CMath, FIMA

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Honorary Academic

Research | Current

  • Technology in Mathematics Education
  • Secondary school algebra and calculus
  • Proof
  • Problem-solving
  • Mathematical thinking

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Schoenfeld, A. H., Thomas, M., & Barton, B. (2016). On understanding and improving the teaching of university Mathematics. International Journal of STEM Education, 3 (1).10.1186/s40594-016-0038-z
  • Thomas, M. O. J. (2015). Inhibiting intuitive thinking in mathematics education. ZDM, 47 (5), 865-876. 10.1007/s11858-015-0721-4
  • Arzarello, F., Robutti, O., & Thomas, M. (2015). Growth point and gestures: looking inside mathematical meanings. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 90 (1), 19-37. 10.1007/s10649-015-9611-5
  • Hong, Y. Y., & Thomas, M. O. J. (2015). Graphical construction of a local perspective on differentiation and integration. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 27 (2), 183-200. 10.1007/s13394-014-0135-6
  • Barton, B., Oates, G., Paterson, J., & Thomas, M. (2015). A marriage of continuance: professional development for mathematics lecturers. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 27 (2), 147-164. 10.1007/s13394-014-0134-7
  • Barton, B., Oates, G. N., Paterson, J., & Thomas, M. O. J. (2015). A marriage of continuance: professional development for mathematics lecturers. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 27 (2), 147-164. 10.1007/s13394-014-0134-7
  • 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: Caroline Yoon

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SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 1, Room 164
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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