Professional competencies that mathematics teacher educators should have: Reflections from a workshop

2017-10-08
As part of a larger project aiming to develop a framework of competencies for mathematics teacher educators by utilizing a Delphi approach, the purpose of this study was to investigate what a group of experts think about the competencies that mathematics teacher educators should possess. The data were collected in a workshop with 10 experts coming from mathematics teacher education programs and non-governmental organizations. Findings revealed a set of competencies about the works and identities of university-based mathematics teacher education faculty as teachers, researchers, and community leaders.
39th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

Suggestions

Secondary mathematics teachers' conceptions of mathematical literacy
Genc, Murat; Erbaş, Ayhan Kürşat (2019-01-01)
The purpose of this study was to investigate secondary mathematics teachers' conceptions of mathematical literacy, which are important to consider when is essential to address in designing and implementing effective approaches. Data sources included semi-structured interviews with 16 in-service mathematics teachers from different types of secondary schools. Data analysis utilized open coding in order to identify and label patterns and themes. Results indicated that teachers' conceptions of mathematical lite...
Prospective Teachers' Noticing with respect to the Student Roles underlined in the Elementary Mathematics Program: Use of VideoCases
Osmanoğlu, Aslıhan; Işıksal Bostan, Mine; Koç, Yusuf (2012-07-01)
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine what prospective mathematics teachers noticed with respect to the student roles underlined in the elementary mathematics program when video-case based pedagogy was employed in teacher education. The theoretical framework employed in this study was Learning to Notice framework developed by van Es and Sherin (2002). The data was collected through reflection papers and interviews from 15 senior prospective teachers enrolled at a large state university. ...
Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching the Function Concept and Student Learning Outcomes
Hatisaru, Vesife; Erbaş, Ayhan Kürşat (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2017-04-01)
The purpose of this study was to examine the potential interrelationships between teachers' mathematical knowledge for teaching (MKT) the function concept and their students' learning outcomes of this concept. Data were collected from two teachers teaching in a vocational high school and their students through a function concept test for teachers and students, follow-up interviews with teachers, and classroom observations. Findings indicated that teachers' MKT and students' learning outcomes were related to...
Middle school mathematics teachers’ mathematical practices in teaching slope, linear equations, and graphs in technology enhanced classroom environment
Yemen Karpuzcu, Seçil; Işıksal Bostan, Mine; Department of Elementary Education (2017)
The aim of this study was to examine an in-service middle school mathematics teacher’s mathematical practices in teaching slope, linear equations and graphs in a technology enhanced classroom environment while enacting an instructional sequence that was designed based on the national curriculum. The technology utilized in the study was GeoGebra materials within computers that were developed by the teacher and the researcher to be used for the instructional sequence. The data was collected during the spring ...
Investigation of Using Online Video Case Discussions in Teacher Education: Sources of Evidence of Mathematics Learning
Osmanoglu, Aslihan; Koç, Yusuf; Işıksal Bostan, Mine (2013-03-01)
The purpose of this study was to explore pre-service and in-service mathematics teachers' analyses of student learning in a video case of mathematics instruction via an online learning forum. The study was conducted in the context of three different mathematics methods courses in a 4-year college in the Midwestern United States. Twenty-six students (19 undergraduate and 7 master's students) participated in the study. As a course assignment, the participants were asked to watch and discuss a video case of ma...
Citation Formats
B. Çetinkaya, A. K. Erbaş, C. Alacacı, and M. Kol, “Professional competencies that mathematics teacher educators should have: Reflections from a workshop,” Indianapolis, in USA October 5-8, 2017, 2017, p. 491, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://www.pmena.org/pmenaproceedings/PMENA%2039%202017%20Proceedings.pdf.