The aims of the Mathematics Education research group are:

  • to apply the theory of teaching and learning to the practice of the discipline;
  • to conduct and promote research in mathematics education;
  • to strengthen connections between disciplines within the University;
  • to cooperate and interact with other mathematics; departments, both in Australia and abroad;
  • to organise an active program of seminars to enhance research opportunities in the field;
  • to increase the profile of education in mathematics;
  • to attract quality research students.

The mathematics education research group are responsible for the ongoing projects of The First Year Learning Centre, Maths Space and Maths Teaching Seminars.

Next Seminar

Presented by Matt Davis
3 May 2017, 67-442

A key element of active learning in the classroom is removing the "knowledge transfer" part of lectures, and with the extra time, getting the students to participate in "sense-making" activities.  However, in order for this to be successful, the students must come to...