Posts tagged with ‘mathematics’

Working with mathematics teachers to develop whole-class talk – CANCELLED

A Centre for Research in Mathematics Education seminar presented by Dr Jenni Ingram, Oxford University Department of Education.

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Coming of age for cognitive acceleration

This session explores the Let’s Think Forum’s recent thinking about the approach of cognitive acceleration, its professional development model and emerging work around pathways to expertise in the approach.

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School of Mathematical Sciences postgraduate open day

This informal event is a great opportunity to find out about life as a postgraduate student in the School of Mathematical Sciences. We will be hosting detailed information sessions where you can hear more about taught and research degrees and the different funding options available.

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Exposing the ‘myth of participation’ in South African secondary school mathematical literacy

Dr Mark North, Senior Research Fellow in the School of Education, presents the seminar ‘Exposing the myth of participation in South African secondary school mathematical literacy’.

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Journal rankings: why (and how) should we care?

The East Midlands local group of the Royal Statistical Society will hold a meeting at the University of Nottingham on Thursday 8 October. The guest speaker will be Professor David Firth, University of Warwick, who will speak on the topic “Journal rankings: Why (and how) should we care?”

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The ‘personality’ of educational objects

Dr Mathew Inglis, Mathematics Education Centre, University of Loughborough, presents studies where he has used methods developed by psychologists interested in understanding human personalities to investigate the ‘personalities’ of educational objects.

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Formative assessment lessons: their use in the South African context

Marie Joubert and the School of Education present this talk, reporting on one partner’s experience within a design research project, called Formative Assessment in Science and Mathematics Education (FaSMEd).

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Changing attitudes and images of mathematics in post-16 vocational education

Dr Diane Dalby and the School of Education present this seminar examining the profile of mathematics within the context of vocational education.

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Professional learning in the context of Bowland Professional Development: Mrs Oublier revisited?

Dr Steve Watson, University of Cambridge, presents an in depth analysis of one teacher’s experience participating in a reform-oriented professional development programme.

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George Green’s contribution to MRI: how a Nottingham miller contributed to a Nobel Prize-winning invention

Professor Roger Bowley presents ‘George Green’s contribution to MRI: how a Nottingham miller contributed to a Nobel Prize-winning invention’.

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