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Assoc Prof Jaguthsing Dindyal
Associate Professor, National Institute of Education - Mathematics & Mathematics Education
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Associate Professor Jaguthsing Dindyal has been at Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group (MME) of the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University since 2003. He received his BSc (First Class) in mathematics from the University of Poona, his PGCE (Distinction) from the Mauritius Institute of Education, his MEd in mathematics education from Deakin University, and his PhD from Illinois State University. His current research interests include teacher education (including teacher noticing), reasoning and proof in mathematics, the teaching and learning of algebra and geometry, problem solving, and the use of tasks in the teaching of mathematics. He has several publications in these areas. AP Dindyal has received the Excellence in Teaching Commendation at NIE in 2010. He has taught a wide range of mathematics education courses at MME for Dip. Ed, BA/BSC, PGDE and MEd. He has supervised and graduated two PhD students and has also supervised/co-supervised the dissertations of six MEd students. He regularly supervises URECA students. Some recent research projects that he has worked on include teacher noticing, teacher education, and problem solving. AP Dindyal has prior experience as a secondary school teacher and was a former lecturer at the Mauritius Institute of Education. AP Dindyal is a member of several international professional organisations which include: The Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA), The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and The International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME). He is the associate Editor of the Mathematics Education Research Journal and a former member of the International Advisory Board of the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME). He is also a member of the Editorial Board for the International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning. He has collaboration experience with international colleagues from U.S. and Lausanne for joint publications.
Teacher education (including teacher noticing), reasoning and proof in mathematics, teaching and learning of algebra and geometry, problem solving, and the use of tasks in the teaching of mathematics
 
  • Enhancing Orchestration of Mathematical Learning Experiences through Productive Teacher Noticing
Awards
2010 Excellence in Teaching Commendation NIE