Mathematics & Mathematics Education

MME Staff and Graduate Student Colloquium 2019
Date: Monday 15 April 2019
Time: 4.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Venue: TR201 (Math Edn) & TR203 (Math)
Registration closes : 2 April 2019

Programme  |  Mathematics Education  |   Mathematics  |  Registration


4.30 pm – 5 pm Registration (TR 201)
5 pm Opening remarks by Head MME (TR 201)
5.15 – 6.15 pm Concurrent Session I (20 mins presentation + 10 mins discussion)
Mathematics Education
Chair: Prof Berinderjeet Kaur

Think fast, think slow: algebra learning
Florence Chiang Siu Sia
Difficulties and suggestions for learning independent events
Koh Hui Li
Use of games in mathematics classroom
Eunice Leong
Enactment project – Qualitative analysis of survey data
Tong Cherng Luen, Dr Quek Khiok Seng & A/P Tay Eng Guan
Chair: A/P Dong Fengming

On an amazing identity of Ramanujan
Toh Pee Choon
On k-restricted overpartitions
6.15 – 7.00 pm Dinner
7.00 – 8.30 pm Concurrent Session II (20 mins presentation + 10 mins discussion)]
Mathematics Education
Chair: Prof Berinderjeet Kaur

Perspectives on mathematics teaching in the US and Singapore schools
Diem H Vuong
Generalizing a numerical linear pattern
Kenan Kok
Cognitive processes of mathematical investigation
Dr Joseph Yeo Boon Wooi
Chair: A/P Dong Fengming

Scott’s Information system
Li Zhuolun
A short excursion into computational geometry
Elaine Wong
Parking functions
Dong Fengming
(4.30 pm – 5 pm)
(5 pm )
Opening remarks by head MME (TR722)
(5.15 – 6.15 pm)
Concurrent Session I (15 mins presentation + 15 mins discussion)
Mathematics Education (TR 721)
MME Staff – Ast/P Leong Yew Hoong
Proving without proofs
Graduate Student – Tan Liang Soon
Professional development for teachers of mathematical modelling in Singapore
Mathematics (TR 722)
MME Staff – Ast/P Toh Pee Choon
What is the crank of a partition?
Graduate Student – Ng Kok Min
Quasi-metric spaces and their corresponding poset of formal balls
(6.15 – 7.00 pm)
(7.00 – 8.30 pm)
Concurrent Session II (15 mins presentation + 15 mins discussion)]
Mathematics Education (TR 721)
Graduate Student – Romina Yap Ann Soon

Using activity theory to study the development of an (aspiring) professional learning community
Graduate Student – Katie Bueker-Sibbit
Informing Mathematics Pedagogy: Singapore Practices and US Reform
MME Staff – Prof Berinderjeet Kaur
Teaching for Metacognition – Teachers working and learning collaboratively in two-tiered communities of practice
Mathematics (TR 722)
Graduate Student – Dewi Kartika Sari
A new topology on the Denjoy space
Graduate Student – Ng Boon Leong
Chromatic equivalence classes of complete tripartite graphs
MME Staff – Ast/P Ho Weng Kin
Rough set theoretic approach to domain theory