PHD POSITION 'BALANCING NATURE AND CULTURE IN SOUTHWEST EUROPEAN LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION AND INTEGRATED LEGACIES'
2 dagen geleden - VU - Amsterdam
Utrecht University's Faculty of Science is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher Mathematics Education. Are you interested? Then please read the full profile and apply.
As a Postdoc Researcher, you will work on the project “The use of digital tools to enhance mathematical thinking in secondary mathematics education”. In collaboration with the “Digital turn in epistemology” project and the “Digital Math Environment” project, you will investigate the ways in which digital technology may be used to foster mathematical thinking in secondary education. Theoretical backgrounds will include views on abstraction and scheme development in the field of mathematics, theories on embodied cognition, and instrumental approaches to tool use and duo’s of artefacts. Methods will include laboratory studies in the university’s Teaching and Learning Lab, possibly scaled up to whole-class settings. Mathematical topics will be chosen, for example within the fields of algebra and analysis.
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University (UU), the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.
The Freudenthal Institute (FI) is a part of the Mathematics Department of the Faculty of Science of UU. Together with partners both within and outside the UU the FI makes an important contribution to innovation and improvement of science and mathematics education in the Netherlands. The mission of the FI is to contribute to high-quality education in science and mathematics through education research and valorisation. Successful innovation of science education depends on cooperation and sharing of knowledge between teachers, developers, support staff and other stakeholders along the developmental chain at both national and regional levels. As part of the Science Faculty of UU the FI aims to play a central part in this. The main focus of the activities of the FI is on continuous learning trajectories in secondary, higher and post-initial education.