## Professor Doug Clarke - Faculty of Education & Arts (Faculty of Education and Arts)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor

Research interests including mathematical tasks, early mathematics learning, teacher professional development, the power of the one-to-one, task-based assessment interview, rational number learning, and making mathematics relevant to students' needs and interests.

## Contact

: | (03) 9953 3287 (Melbourne) |

: | Doug.Clarke@acu.edu.au |

: | Personal Website |

## Research Interests

Early Mathematics Learning ; Teacher Professional Development ; Teacher ; One-To-One ; Task-Based Assessment Interview ; Education ; Making Mathematics Relevant To Students ; Mathematics ; Numeracy ; Learning ; Early Learning ; Rational Number Learning ;

## Methods Expertise

## Research Projects

#### Completed Projects

- G2235 Developing Research-Based Achievement Standards for Mathematics (PhD) (Co-Supervisor)
- G1248 People Educational Policy: Realising the new Australian English and Mathematics Curricula (LP110100062) (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)
- G8217 Research and professional development for contemporary teaching and learning of mathematics (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)

#### Current Projects

- G4248 Learning from Lessons: Studying the construction of teacher knowledge catalyzed by purposefully-designed experimental mathematics lessons (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)
- G1249 Investigating the relationship between teacher expectations, student persistence and the learning of mathematics (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)

## Selected Publications

#### 2014

Creatiing a classroom culture which encourages students to persist on cognitively demanding tasks

#### 2013

Teaching with tasks for effective mathematics learning

#### 2010

The power of a single game to address a range of important ideas in fraction learning, in Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom (print version)

#### 2009

Using mathematical tasks built around "real" contexts: Opportunites and challenges for teachers and students: The need for greater challenge and relevance for students in the middle years, in Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom (print ve...

Students' fraction comparison startegies as a window into robust understanding and possible pointers for instruction, in Educational Studies in Mathematics: an international journal (print version)

Converting Mathematics Tasks to Learning Opportunities: An Important Aspect of Knowledge for Mathematics Teaching, in Mathematics Education Research Journal (print ver...

#### 2008

The mathematics teacher as curriculum maker: Developing knowledge for enacting curriculum, in Knowledge and Beliefs in Mathematics Teaching and Teaching Development