Mathematics & Mathematics Education
ACADEMIC GROUP

Research Projects

Tables 1 and 2 list some research projects in Mathematics and Mathematics Education respectively that have been or are currently undertaken by staff from the Mathematics and Mathematics Education (MME) Academic Group.

Table 1: Mathematics

No. Title / Topic Principal Investigator Team Members Status
1 Polynomials of Graphs and Matriods Dong Fengming Tay Eng Guan,
Koh Khee Meng
On-going
2 Rogers Ramanujan Type Identities Toh Pee Choon On-going
3 Generalized Riemann Approach to Stochastic Integral - An Innovative Approach Toh Tin Lam On-going
4 Design and implementation of an exact real and complex scientific calculator in HASKELL Ho Weng Kin Ang Keng Cheng,
Zhao Dongsheng
On-going
5 Henstock approach to stochastic integration Toh Tin Lam   On-going
6 A New Computational Model for the Pricing of Multiple Products Soon Wan Mei Amanda Ang Keng Cheng,
Teo Kok Ming
Completed in 2012
7 Polynomials in Graph Theory Dong Fengming Tay Eng Guan,
Koh Khee Meng
Completed in 2010
8 A stochastically perturbed mathematical model for avascular tumour growth Ang Keng Cheng Tan Liang Soon Completed in 2007
9 Modelling the Spread of Dengue in Singapore Ang Keng Cheng   Completed in 2002
10 Learning Mathematics Through Connection and Exploration Zhao Dongsheng   Completed in 2000
11 Computer-Based Learning for Tertiary Mathematics Teo Beng Chong   Completed in 1998

Table 2: Mathematics Education

No. Title / Topic Principal Investigator Team Members Status
1 Enhancing the Pedagogy of Mathematics Teachers to Facilitate the Development of 21st Century Competencies in their Classrooms (EPMT – 21st CC)1) Berinderjeet Kaur Toh Tin Lam
Gayatri Balakrishnan
Ridzuan Abdul Rahim
Wong Lai Fong
On-going
2 Metacognition and Mathematical Problem Solving – Teaching and Learning at the Primary Levels (MetaMaps (Primary)) Lee Ngan Hoe Ng Kit Ee Dawn
Cynthia Seto
Loh Mei Yoke
On-going
3 Translating Productive Failure in the Singapore A-level Statistics Curriculum Manu Kapur Lee Ngan Hoe
Chua Lai Choon
Barry Chia
Ng Hao Jin
On-going
4 Building Teachers' Capacity for Assessment for Learning of 21st Century Skills in Mathematics Manu Kapur Lee Ngan Hoe
Bielaczyc Kathleen Marie
Poon Chew Leng
Chew Soak Cheng
Koh Shu Jiun
Ng Yew Hong
Yee Wai Leong, Caleb
On-going
5 Assessment literacy for Primary Mathematics Teachers Dawn Ng Cheng Lu Pien On-going
6 Building Teachers’ Capacity in Primary Mathematics School-Based Assessment Dawn Ng Eric Chan
Wanty Widjaja
Cynthia Seto
On-going
7 Mathematics is Great: I Can And Like (MAGICAL) Toh Tin Lam Cheng Lu Pien
Lim Kam Ming
Jiang Heng
Elena Lui Hah Wah
Berinderjeet Kaur
On-going
8 M-ProSE: Infusion and Diffusion Toh Tin Lam Quek Khiok Seng
Leong Yew Hoong
Jaguthsing Dindyal
Tay Eng Guan
Toh Pee Choon
Ho Foo Him
Ng Pak Tee
Yen Yean Peng
Hang Kim Hoo
On-going
9 An evaluation of the implementation of the ICAN Project (Pedagogy for Low progress students in Mathematics) Berinderjeet Kaur Philip Towndrow
Nadya Shaznay Sen
Divya Bhardwaj
Completed in 2014
10 Teacher Education and Development Study-Mathematics (TEDS-M): Secondary Analysis Boey Kok Leong Wong Khoon Yoong Completed in 2014
11 Singapore Mathematics Assessment and Pedagogy Project Wong Khoon Yoong

Zhao Dongsheng
Cheang Wai Kwong
Lee Peng Yee
Teo Beng Chong
Teo Kok Ming
Quek Khiok Seng
So Hyo Jeong
Fan Liang Huo
Yen Yeen Peng

Completed in 2014
12 Identification of Unique and Promising Practices in Mathematics and Science Teacher Preparation among APEC Countries Wong Khoon Yoong Lee Ngan Hoe
Tan Kok Siang
Wong Jonsien Darren
Completed in 2014
13 Mathematics Progress and Value for Everyone Leong Yew Hoong Quek Khiok Seng
Tay Eng Guan
Yap Sook Fwe
Completed in 2014
14 Mathematical Vitality of Mathematics Student Teachers Lim-Teo Suat Khoh   Completed in 2014
15 The Nature and Development of Processes in Mathematical Investigation Joseph Yeo Boon Wooi   Completed in 2013
16 Developing Teachers’ Competencies in the Teaching of Mathematical Modelling Lee Ngan Hoe

Ang Keng Cheng

Completed in 2013
17 Enhancing the Pedagogy of Mathematics Teachers (EPMT) Berinderjeet Kaur Yeap Ban Har
Carol Low Hooi Kiam
Completed in 2012
18 Age and individual differences in mathematical abilities: From kindergarten to secondary school. (2005 - 2012) Ng Swee Fong
Kerry Lee
  Completed in 2012
19 Mathematical Problem Solving for Everyone (M-ProSE) Toh Tin Lam Quek Khiok Seng
Leong Yew Hoong
Jaguthsing Dindyal
Tay Eng Guan
Dong Fengming
Completed in 2012
20 Teacher Education and Development Study-Mathematics (TEDS-M) Wong Khoon Yoong Lim-Teo Suat Khoh
Boey Kok Leong
Lee Ngan Hoe
Cheng Lu Pien
Jaguthsing Dindyal
Caroline Koh
Teo Kok Ming
Completed in 2011
21 Student Perspective on Effective Mathematics Pedagogy: Stimulated Recall Approach Berinderjeet Kaur Yap Sook Fwe
Koay Phong Lee
David Clarke
Low Hooi Kiam, Carol
Completed in 2010
22 A School-Based Professional Development Program for Mathematics Primary School Teachers in Singapore Cheng Lu Pien   Completed in 2010
23 Positive Social Climate for enhancing students’ Mathematics Self-concept Elena Lui Lam Kam Meng
Liu Woon Chia
Toh Tin Lam
Completed in 2009
24 Enhancing Mathematics Performance Wong Khoon Yoong Quek Khiok Seng
Chua Puay Huat
Completed in 2009
25 Mathematics Pedagogical Content Knowledge Lim-Teo Suat Khoh Cheang Wai Kwong
Joseph Yeo Kai Kow
Chua Kwee Gek
Completed in 2008
26 Effects of Dynamic Assessment and Intervention on Student Cognitive Functions in Primary Mathematics Seng Seok Hoon Yeo Kai Kow Joseph
Mogens Jensen
Completed in 2008
27 Problem Solving in A-Level Tay Eng Guan Toh Tin Lam
Dong Fengming
Lee Tuo Yeong
Completed in 2008
28 Fostering critical thinking and effecting transfer of thinking in English Language, Mathematics and Science in a primary school Agnes Chang Ho Boon Tiong
Ang Wai Hoong
Lee Ngan Hoe
Cedric Leong
Shek Jo-Ann
Seet Jun Feng
Completed in 2007
29 Teaching and learning mathematical word problems: A comparison of the model and symbolic methods (2004 - 2007) Ng Swee Fong
Kerry Lee
  Completed in 2007
30 Research on LiveMath Joseph Yeo Boon Wooi   Completed in 2007
31 The T3 Project: Think Things Through
Project Website
Yeap Ban Har Berinderjeet Kaur
Lee Ngan Hoe
Ho Siew Yin
Completed in 2007
32 Integrating New Assessment Strategies into Mathematics Classrooms Fan Lianghuo Quek Khiok Seng
Juliana Ng
Koay Phong Lee
Lee Peng Yee
Lee Yim Ping
Ng Luan Eng
Ong Lee Lee
Lionel Pereira-Mendoza
Tan-Foo Kum Fong
Teh Wan
Teo Soh Wah
Yeo Shu Mei
Zhu Yan
Tiu Ting Yik, Wendy
Lim Shyang Chyuan
Completed in 2006
33 International Project on Mathematical Attainment (IPMA) Berinderjeet Kaur Yap Sook Fwe
Koay Phong Lee
David Burghes
Completed in 2005
34 Individual differences in mathematical performance: social-cognitive and neuropsychological correlates (2002 - 2005) Ng Swee Fong
Kerry Lee
  Completed in 2005
35 The Sources of Teachers' Pedagogical Knowledge: The case of Singapore Fan Lianghuo   Completed in 2003
36 Developing Algebraic Thinking in the Early Grades: Case studies of Chinese, Singaporean and US elementary Maths curricula
(2001 – 2003)
Ng Swee Fong
Cai Jinfa
  Completed in 2003
37 Theory Into Practice: A Continuous Learning Curve.
(2000 - 2003)
Ng Swee Fong
  Completed in 2003
38 Secondary School Students’ Perception of the Relationship Between the Model Method and Algebra (2001 – 2002) Ng Swee Fong   Completed in 2002
39 Primary School Pupils' Perception on Studying Mathematics (NIE & SHBIE Joint Study) Berinderjeet Kaur Koay Phong Lee Completed in 2000
40 On-line Mathematics Teacher Resource Centre:
A Resource Centre using the World Wide Web for and by the Mathematics Teachers of Singapore
Rosalind Phang   Completed in 1999
41 KASSEL Project
(NIE – Exeter Joint Study) An international comparative project on the teaching and learning of mathematics
Berinderjeet Kaur Yap Sook Fwe
Prof David Burghes
Completed in 1996
42 An Innovative Approach to Conducting In-Service Courses through the use of Computer Technology Rosalind Phang   Completed in 1995

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