Professor Jacqui Ramagge
The keynote speaker Professor Jacqui Ramagge from Wollongong University gave a stimulating talk and endeared herself to the audience with her deep understanding of Mathematics education.
Professor Jacqui Ramagge is Head of the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics at the University of Wollongong and a member of the Engineering, Mathematics and Informatics panel of the Australian Research Council College of Experts.
is passionate about mathematics and believes that mathematicians have a responsibility to make mathematics accessible to the wider community.
regularly gives talks in schools and is on the writing team for the TIMES project run by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
which aims to provide modules for primary and secondary teachers as resources to support the Australian Curriculum.
has been teaching primary teachers at the preservice and inservice level for over ten years in both Australia and the USA.
Last year she led a team at the University of Wollongong in the development of two undergraduate mathematical-content subjects specifically designed for preservice primary teachers; all of the material associated to the subjects is released under a creative commons license and freely available for other institutions to implement.
Mathematics in the Spotlight Keynote Presentation: Jacqui Ramagge [PDF, 2.7 MB]
Updated 27 May 2011
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