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Tertiary Mathematics Education Workshop

January 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

There will be a one-day workshop on Friday 25th January 2019 with presentations covering tertiary mathematics education.

The program for the meeting is:

10:00 – Registration

10:20 – Opening remarks.

10:30 – Dr Leesa Sidhu (UNSW Canberra)
Teaching students who hate maths

11.20 – Professor Chris Tisdell, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales
On the Service Teaching of Mathematics at Universities:  Opportunities, Challenges and Exemplars

12.10 – Lunch

13.30 – Professor Dann Mallet, Faculty of Education, QUT.
Industry-based transdisciplinary problems as realistic settings for applying the M in STEM

14.20 – Professor Leigh Wood, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University
Cool assessment for quantitative disciplines

15.10 – Closing remarks

15.20 – End of play

If you would like to attend please RSVP so that we can keep track of numbers. Please advise of any dietary requirements in case catering is provided.


* Engineering and Mathematics Education Research Group (EMERG), University of Wollongong.
* School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong.


Associate Professor  Mark Nelson
Centre for Multidisciplinary Mathematical Modelling, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong

Professor Timothy McCarthy
School of Civil Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong.


Building 6 Room 210
University of Wollongong
Wollongong, Australia
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