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Name

Assoc. Prof. Dindyal Jaguthsing
PhD (Illinois State), MEd (Deakin),
PGCE (MIE), BSc (Poona)

Location

Room 7-03-39

Contact

(65) 6790 3906

Email jaguthsing.dindyal@nie.edu.sg
   
Teaching Areas
  • Master of Education Courses (also MEd Programme Coordinator)

  • Pre-service courses (Dip Ed, BA/BSc and PGDE)

     

       
    Research Interest

    Has specific interest in the areas of geometry and proof, algebraic thinking, the mathematics curriculum, problem solving and modelling. Is also generally interested in various aspects about the teaching and learning of mathematics.

       
    Selected Publications
    Journal Papers
  • Dindyal, J., Tay, E. G., Toh, T. L., Leong, Y. H., & Quek, K. S. (2012). Mathematical Problem Solving for Everyone: A New Beginning. The Mathematics Educator, 13, 51-70.

     

     

     

  • Wong, K. Y., Boey, K. L., Lim-Teo, S. K., & Dindyal, J. (In-press). The Preparation of Primary Mathematics Teachers in Singapore: Programs and Outcomes from the TEDS-M study. ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 44(2 (DOI: 10.1007/s11858-011-0370-1)).

     

     

  • Leong, Y. H., Toh, T. L., Tay, E. G., Quek, K. S., & Dindyal, J. (2012). Relooking "Look Back": A student's attempt at problem solving using Polya's model. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 43, 1-13 (ifirst).

     

     

     

  • Leong, Y. H., Dindyal, J., Toh, T. L. Quek, K. S., Tay, E. G., & Lou, S. T. (2011). Teacher education for a problem-solving curriculum in Singapore. ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 43(6-7), 819-831.

     

     

  • Leong, Y. H., Tay, E. G., Toh, T. L., Quek, K. S., & Dindyal, J. (2011). Reviving Polya's "look Back" in a Singapore school. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 30(3), 181-193.

     

     

  • Quek, K. S., Dindyal, J., Toh, T. L., Leong, Y. H., & Tay, E. G. (2011). Problem Solving for Everyone: A design experiment. Journal of the Korea Society of Mathematical Education Series D: Research in Mathematical Education, 15(1), 31-44.

     

     

  • Tay, E. G., Quek, K. S., Dindyal, J., Leong, Y. H., & Toh, T. L. (2011). Teachers solving mathematics problems: Lessons from their learning journeys. Journal of the Korean Society of Mathematical Education Series D: Research in Mathematical Education, 15(2), 159-179.

     

     

  • Dindyal, J. (2008). An overview of the gender factor in mathematics in TIMSS-2003 for the Asia-Pacific region. ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 40(6), 993-1005.

     

     

    Chapters
  • Pang, W. K. A., & Dindyal, J. (2012). Students’ Reasoning Errors in Writing Proof by Mathematical Induction. In B. Kaur & T. L. Toh (Eds.), Reasoning, Communications and Connections in Mathematics (pp. 215-238). Singapore: World Scientific.

     

     

     

  • Dindyal, J. (2011). Errors in mathematics assessment items written by pre-service teachers. In B. Kaur, & K. Y. Wong (Eds.), Assessment in the mathematics classroom (pp. 237-255). Singapore: World Scientific.

     

     

  • Toh, T. L., Quek, K. S., Leong, Y. H., Dindyal, J., Tay, E.G. (2011). Assessing Problem Solving in the Mathematics Curriculum: A New Approach. In B. Kaur & K. Y. Wong (Eds.), AME Yearbook 2011: Assessment (pp. 1-35). Singapore: World Scientific.

     

     

     

  • Toh, T. L., Quek, K. S., Tay, E. G., Leong, Y. H., Dindyal, J. (2011). Enacting a Problem Solving Curriculum in a Singapore School. In L. A. Bragg (Ed.) Maths is Multi-Dimensional (pp. 77-86). Melbourne, Australia: Mathematical Association of Victoria.

     

  • Dindyal, J. (2010). Word problems and modelling in primary school mathematics. In B. Kaur, & J. Dindyal (Eds.), Mathematical applications and modelling (pp. 94-111). Singapore: World Scientific

     

     

    Conference Papers

  • Jaffar, S. M., & Dindyal, J. (2011). Language-related misconceptions in the study of limits. In J. Clark, B. Kissane, J. Mousley, T. Spencer, & S. Thornton (Eds.) Proceedings of the AAMT-MERGA Conference (pp. 390-397). Adelaide, Australia: Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers.

     

     

     

  • Boey, K. L., & Dindyal, J. (2010). Singapore students trend in performance in mathematics by gender in TIMSS 2003 and 2007. In Y. Shimizu, Y. Sekiguchi, & K. Hino (Eds.) Proceedings of the 5th East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education (pp. 408-415). Tokyo, Japan: Japan Society of Mathematical Education.

     

  • Pang, W. K. A., & Dindyal, J. (2010). Students' errors in the solution of inequalities at the Junior College level. In M. M. F. Pinto, & T. F. Kawasaki (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 17-24). Belo Horizonte: PME.

     

     

     

  • Dindyal, J., Quek, K. S., Leong, Y. H., Toh, T. L., Tay, E.G., & Lou, S. T. (2010). Problems for a Problem Solving Curriculum. In L. Sparrow, B. Kissane, & C. Hurst (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Group of Australasia: Shaping the Future of Mathematics Education (pp. 749-752). Fremantle: The Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia.

     

  • Pang, W. K. A., & Dindyal, J. (2009). Analogical reasoning errors in mathematics at Junior College level. In R. Hunter, B. Bicknell, & T. Burgess (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Group of Australasia (pp. 435-442). Palmerston North: MERGA.

     

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