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Researcher: Murphy, C (Dr Carol Murphy)

Fields of Research

Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Educational Technology and Computing
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development

Research Objectives

Learner and Learning Processes
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Teacher and Instructor Development
Pedagogy
Learner Development
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Analysing children’s calculations: the role of process and object; British Congress for Mathematics Education (BCME) 2010
Analysing children’s learning in arithmetic from a socio-cultural perspective; The Seventh Congress of the European Society in Mathematics Education (CERME 7),
Authority and Agency in Young children’s early number work: A functional linguistic perspective; The 38th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
Changing teachers’ practices through exploratory talk in mathematics: A discursive pedagogical perspective; The Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Changing the way to teach maths: Preservice primary teachers’ reflections on using exploratory talk in teaching mathematics; Mathematics Teacher Education and Development
Children’s use of modality in problem solving; 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
Comparing the use of the empty number line in England and the Netherlands; British Educational Research Journal
Developing deictic expression and joint attention in group work with young children; 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
Engaging mathematics through apps: How might they influence the learning?; 39th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
How might apps reshape the mathematical learning experience?; Using Mobile Technology in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
Introduction to special issue: Mobile technologies and learning; Teachers and Curriculum
Making space for mathematics learning to happen in group work: Is this really possible?; Teachers and Curriculum
Personalised learning with mobile technologies in mathematics: An exploration of classroom practice; Teachers and Curriulum
Pointing to ‘that’: Deixis and shared intentionality in young children’s collaborative group work; For the Learning of Mathematics
Pupil-pupil talk with young children in mathematics; The 2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association
Representing the one left over: a social semiotic perspective of students’ use of screen casting; Tenth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10)
Representing the one left over: A social semiotic perspective of students’ use of screen casting; Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10)
Reshaping the learning experience in mathematics: The potential of the Math Shake app; DEANZ Biennial Conference "There and back: Charting flexible pathways in open, mobile and distance education"
Reshaping the learning experience in mathematics: Tthe potential of the Math Shake app; DEANZ Biennial Conference 2016
Reshaping the learning experience through apps: Affordances; 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME 2016)
Special Issue: Mobile technologies and learning; Teachers and Curriulum,
Teachers using iPad apps to fashion the pedagogy of primary mathematics: A TPACK perspective; NZARE Annual Conference and AGM
The constructive role of conceptual metaphor in children’s arithmetic: a comparison and contrast of Piagetian and embodied learning perspectives; Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal
The role of dialogue in the development of children's arithmetic; NZARE Conference and Annual Meeting 2011: Captured by the dawn
The role of subject knowledge in primary pre-service teachers’ approaches to teaching the topic of area; Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education
The role of subject knowledge in primary student teachers’ approaches to teaching the topic of area; The Sixth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education
The role of the conceptual metaphor in the development of children’s arithmetic; The Fifth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education
The sixness of six: Contrasting and comparing Piagetian and Vygotskyan theories; The 36th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
The use of the empty number line in England and the Netherlands; The Joint Meeting of PME 32 and PME-NA XXX
Young children talking in mathematics: What is the point of 'that'?; The 36th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
Young children’s early deductive reasoning in number: A dialogic and linguistic approach; Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education
“Why do we have to do this?” Primary trainee teachers’ views of a subject knowledge audit in mathematics; British Educational Research Journal

Research Projects

An exploration of University academic staffs self-perception about supporting diverse learners; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Connecting science and mathematics instruction in schools through exploratory talk and inquiry; Qatar National Science Foundation (QNSF)

Research Candidate Supervision