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Researcher: Oates, GN (Associate Professor Greg Oates)

Fields of Research

Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Higher education
Professional education and training
Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Health and community services
Vocational education and training curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Pedagogy
Expanding knowledge in education
Teacher and instructor development
Teaching and instruction technologies
Learner and learning
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Teaching and curriculum
Secondary education
Professional development and adult education
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health education and promotion

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A consideration of technology with Roland's knowledge quartet framework; 43rd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
A marriage of continuance: professional development for mathematics lecturers; Mathematics Education Research Journal
A peer learning circle approach to professional learning: Promoting representational fluency; Australian Mathematics Education Journal
An integrated technology course at university: Orchestration and mediation; The 39th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
Authentic Assessment to Promote Active Online Learning and Critical Reflection; Authentic Assessment and Evaluation Approaches and Practices in a Digital Era: A Kaleidoscope of Perspectives
Crossing the liminal space: studentsí understanding of confidence intervals; Twelfth Southern Hemisphere Delta Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics
Dynamic approaches to online learning of numeracy for educators and families; Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Foreword; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Foreword - Brazil Delta 2017: the romantic path of mathematics; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
From 'uh-oh' to 'ah-ha!' - fostering intuition in the classroom; 2019 Mathematics Association of Victoria Conference
From 'uh-oh' to 'ah-ha!' - fostering intuition in the classroom
Herenga Delta 2021: values and variables in mathematics and statistics education in a time of disruption; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Herenga Delta 2021: values and variables in mathematics and statistics education in a time of disruption; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Innovative uses of digital technology in undergraduate mathematics; Innovation and technology enhancing mathematics education: Perspectives in the digital era
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology: Brazil Delta 2017 Conference Special Issue; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Learning progressions and the Australian curriculum mathematics: the case of statistics and probability; Australian Journal of Education
Learning progressions/trajectories in mathematics and science education: a case for evidence-based curricula reform?; Australian Journal of Education
Life in the time of COVID: thoughts on current trends and future directions in mathematics education; Bolema
Mathematics learning and teaching at university level; 40th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
Mathematics learning and teaching at university level; 40th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
Mathematics teachersí work: identifying what teachers do and how they do it; Australian Mathematics Education Journal
Positive Education and Teaching for Productive Disposition in Mathematics; Views and Beliefs in Mathematics Education: The Role of Beliefs in the Classroom
Pre-service teachers' re-constructed geometry disposition scale: a validity and reliability study in the Ghanaian context; MERGA 44
Relating Flexibility in Concept Image and Understanding of Limits and Derivatives; The 8th ICMI-East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education
Research into Teaching and Learning of Tertiary Mathematics and Statistics; Research in Mathematics Education in Australasia 2016-2019
Research mathematicians and mathematics educators: collaborating for professional development; 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME 13)
Research mathematicians and mathematics educators: Collaborating for professional development; Focus on mathematics education research
Seeing things from othersí points of view: Collaboration in undergraduate mathematics; PRIMUS
Special issue: Swan Delta 2019, the 12th Southern Hemisphere Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, Perth, Australia, 24-29 November 2019; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Special section on the teaching and learning of calculus; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Statistics and Probability: From Research to the Classroom; Researching and Using Progressions (Trajectories) in Mathematics Education
Supporting teachers developing mathematical tasks with digital technology; 39th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA 39)
Sustaining integrated technology in undergraduate mathematics; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Technology and the Knowledge Quartet; Mathematics Education Research: Impacting Practice
Technology for engagement and collaboration in mathematics education; Simposio Internacional de Tecnologias em Educacao Matematica (SITEM)
Technology in mathematics education: a stocktake & crystal-ball gazing; Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM) 2016: Teaching and Learning Mathematics, Science and Engineering through Technology
Technology in Mathematics Education: Back to the future?; Brazil Delta '17 the Eleventh Southern Hemisphere Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics
Technology-Active student engagement in an undergraduate mathematics course; The 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education and the 36th Conference of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education
Tertiary Mathematics Education; Research in Mathematics Education in Australasia 2012-2015
The four proficiency strands plus one?: Productive disposition and the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics; 2017 Mathematical Association of Victoria Annual Conference (MAV17)
The use of video for the learning of teachers of mathematics; 43rd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
Towards a positive approach to teaching for productive disposition in mathematics; 40 years on: we are still learning! The 40th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
Undergraduate mathematics studentsí reasons for attending live lectures when recordings are available; International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Understanding of limits and differentiation as threshold concepts in a first-year mathematics course; The Eleventh Southern Hemisphere Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics
Unleashing adult learners' numeracy agency through self-determined online professional Development; International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning
Videos in teacher professional development: fostering an international community of practice; The 41st conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
What Influences Mathematics Teacher Educators' Decisions in Course Design: Activity Theory and Professional Capital as an Investigative Approach; The Learning and Development of Mathematics Teacher Educators
Where can I publish my educational research?; Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society

Research Projects

Birth to Level 10 Numeracy Guide; Department of Education and Training Victoria (DET-Vic)
English for the educational pathway; Department of Communities Tasmania (DoC TAS)
Making Connections, Guiding migrants on the educational pathway; Department of Communities Tasmania (DoC TAS)
Mathematical foundations for migrant learning; Department of Communities Tasmania (DoC TAS)
Numeracy for Life; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) for Higher Education: How do we teach what we know?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Powerful knowledge: Mapping out standards of teachers' knowledge for teaching Mathematics and English to achieve the goals of the curriculum; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Towards Educating Mathematics Professionals Encompassing Science and Technology (TEMPEST); Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER)

Research Candidate Supervision