Frontiers in Mathematics and Science

Education Research Conference

01-03 May 2014 - Famagusta




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Keynote papers:

Research implications for teaching and learning strategies in undergraduate mathematics

Medhat Hishmat Rahim


Revisiting the nature of science in science education: towards a holistic account of science in science teaching and learning

Sibel Erduran


The role physics can play in a multi-disciplinary curriculum for non-physics scientists and engineers

Edward F. Redish, Vashti Sawtelle, & Chandra Turpen


Adapting a math book to the Arab world region: benefits on the learning process

Saadia Khouyibaba


Assessment of teaching and learning by mixed diagnostic testing

Anna Yankovskaya, Ilya Levin, Irina Fuks


Challenges for Emirati university students in comprehending mathematical text and wordproblems

Mark Causapin, Timothy Groombridge


Cryptography: optional subject in the degree in computer engineering in information technologies

G. Rodríguez Sánchez, A. Hernández Encinas, L. Hernández Encinas, A. Martín del Rey, A. Queiruga Dios


Design-based research as an innovation approach in the construction and evaluation of IBSME

Josef Trna, Eva Trnova


Designing formative assessment in physics course in higher education

Irit Sasson, Donita Cohen


Developing a pedagogical model for a massive open online course (MOOC)

David Robinson, Patricia Ash


Does representation matter? teacher-provided tables and drawings as cognitive tools for solving non-routine word problems in primary school.

Timo Reuter, Wolfgang Schnotz, Renate Rasch


Estimation of uncertainty for problem solving by fuzzy mathematics tools

Jiří Kulička


Experience of teaching mathematics at the technical trainers college (TTC) in Saudi Arabia

Gerard O’Regan


Extreme apprenticeship – engaging undergraduate students on a mathematics course

Johanna Rämö Thomas Vikberg


Fostering scientific curiosity through strengthening teachers’ understanding of energy and inquiry

M. E. Zayed, S. Vokos, I. Y. Al-Qaradawi, Z. Said, T. Kerr, R. Hinrichs


Interactive digital documents to promote active learning of undergraduate mathematics

Sandra Gaspar Martins, Vitor Duarte Teodoro


Middle school pre-service mathematics teachers' guidance for sixth grade students in problem solving process

Tangül Uygur-Kabael


New trends in computer math teaching

Agustin de la Villa, Alejandro Lois, Liliana Milevicich, Angel Martin del Rey and Gerardo Rodriguez


Physics for primary school teachers – some practical experiences

Zdeněk Drozd, Dana Mandíková, Jitka Houfková


Polya and GeoGebra : a dynamic approach to problem solving

Alfonso Meléndez Acuña


Pre-service primary teachers' argumentation in socioscientific issues

Charlotte Pezaro, Tony Wright, Robyn Gillies


Students’ approaches when dealing with kinematics graphs explored by eye-tracking research method

Martina Kekule


Students’ perceptions about the relevance of mathematics to other school subjects

Andualem Tamiru Gebremichael


Systemic teacher continuous professional development as support of teaching practice

Eva Trnova


The importance of the definition of weight

Bar Varda


The relation between mathematical object/mathematical name: conceptual changes between designation, description, denomination and definition

Giorgio Bolondi, Federica Ferretti, Alessandro Gambini


Towards exploring expertise in mathematics education research: what are the requirements and duties of the researchers?

Igor' Kontorovich, Orit Hazzan


Using modern informatics tools for smart decision-making in education process

Tadeusz Wibig


Why do chemistry students need to take mathematics courses?

Andualem Tamiru Gebremichael