Dr Igor' Kontorovich

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Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Understanding of concepts in high-school and university mathematics
  • Problem solving and problem posing
  • Defining, exemplifying and proving
  • Teachers' knowledge
  • Gifted and talented students

Areas of expertise

Mathematics Education

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Kontorovich, I. (2019). Non-examples of problem answers in mathematics with particular reference to linear algebra. Journal of Mathematical Behavior10.1016/j.jmathb.2019.01.001
  • Kontorovich, I. (2018). Roots in real and complex numbers: A case of unacceptable discrepancy. For the Learning of Mathematics, 38 (1), 17-19.
  • Kontorovich, I., & Liljedahl, P. (2018). Introduction to the special issue on the development of research competencies in mathematics education. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, 18 (1), 5-8. 10.1007/s42330-018-0008-1
  • Kontorovich, I., & Liljedahl, P. (2018). Introduction to the Special Issue on Development of Research Competencies in Mathematics Education. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, 18 (1), 1-4. 10.1007/s42330-018-0005-4
  • Kontorovich, I., & Rouleau, A. (2018). To Teach or Not to Teach? Teacher-Researchers Cope With Learners' Misconceptions in Interview Setting. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, 18 (1), 9-20. 10.1007/s42330-018-0004-5
  • Kontorovich, I. (2018). Undergraduates’ images of the root concept in ℝ and in ℂ. The Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 49, 184-193. 10.1016/j.jmathb.2017.12.002
  • Kontorovich, I. (2018). Why Johnny struggles when familiar concepts are taken to a new mathematical domain: towards a polysemous approach. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 97 (1), 5-20. 10.1007/s10649-017-9778-z
  • Kontorovich, I., & Zazkis, R. (2017). Mathematical conventions: Revisiting arbitrary and necessary. For the Learning of Mathematics, 37 (1), 29-34.

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Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 1, Room 157
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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