Mathematics & Mathematics Education

MME Staff and Graduate Student Colloquium 2017
Date: Friday 1 December 2017
Time: 4.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Venue: TR202 (Math Edu) & TR204 (Math)

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4.30 pm – 5 pm Registration (TR 202)
5 pm Opening remarks by Head MME (TR 202)
5.15 – 6.15 pm Concurrent Session I (20 mins presentation + 10 mins discussion)
Mathematics Education
Chair: Prof Berinderjeet Kaur

Quality of Singapore mathematics teachers’ written justifications
Ast/P Chua Boon Liang
Generalizing the functional rule for a figural quadratic pattern
Tan Zhi Lie & Ast/P Chua Boon Liang
A study of Indonesian grade 10 mathematics textbooks
Teresa Wijaya
Chair: A/P Dong Fengming

The Catalan conundrum
Ast/P Toh Pee Choon
The travelling salesman problem (TSP)
Goh Han Sin
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

Encouraging construction of knowledge by students
Pearly Lim Li Gek
Relation understanding triumphs over instrumental understanding
Teo Kwee Huang
Rewording and anomalous information in statistics word problem solving
Professor Queena Lee-Chua
Chair: A/P Dong Fengming

Class of functions defined by means of neighbourhood assignments
Dewi Kartika Sari
Irreducible Completion of Spaces
Ast/P Ho Weng Kin and Hadrian Andradi
Topological data analysis
A/P Zhao Dongsheng
(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