Adjunct Professor
Rod Nason

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
Office of the Exec Dean, CI, Edu & Soc Justice


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+61 7 3138 3336

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Personal details

Positions

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
Office of the Exec Dean, CI, Edu & Soc Justice,
Office of the Exec Dean, CI, Edu & Soc. Justice

Keywords

Education in prisons, Information technology in education & training, Mathematics education

Discipline

Education Systems, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (Deakin University)
  • MEdSt (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations



  • Psychologists in Mathematic Education (PME)

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)

  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

  • Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT)

  • Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

  • Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA)

  • Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers (QAMT)

  • Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)

  • Computer Human Interface Special Interest Group – IEEE Computer Society

Teaching

Achievement record


  • Experience of undergraduate and graduate teaching in 4 universities and 2 CAEs in Faculties of Education. Substantive areas of teaching are Mathematics Education, Information and Communication Technologies in Education, and Research Design and Methods

  • Supervision of 12 PhD, 2 EdD, 5 MEd(Research) and 2 BEd (Research Pathways) students. Currently supervising 4 PhD and 3 EdD students.

  • Positive evaluations of teaching from Undergraduate Students

  • Positive evaluations of supervision from Research Pathways and Postgraduate Students

  • Team teaching member of Ed.D ? Australia `s most successful program of its kind.

  • Innovative use of information and communication technologies to improve quality of learning

  • Innovative use of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) environments within undergraduate and postgraduate programs

  • Introduction of innovative program to address needs of pre-service primary teacher education students with inadequate repertoires of mathematics subject-matter knowledge

  • Introduction of innovative program to address needs of math-anxious pre-service primary teacher education students

  • Introduction of research apprenticeship program for undergraduate students considering a research pathway in their careers.

  • QUT Teaching and Learning Grant: Academic Literacies - Transition from student to scholar. $10 000 (2007-08)


Teaching strategy


  • Close nexus between research and teaching: I am a researcher who considers that his research is enriched through a ceaseless dialectic between the creation of knowledge and its dissemination through supervision and teaching.

  • Utilisation of innovative Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning environments to facilitate knowledge-building by pre-service and postgraduate students

  • Utilisation of powerful and innovative information and communication tools to facilitate knowledge-building by pre-service and postgraduate students

  • Integration of undergraduate and postgraduate students into my research program. Seven APAI applications included for current ARC Discovery and Linkage rounds.


Aims


  • To focus more on the development of metacognitive knowledge in pre-service mathematics education units

  • To integrate school-based research with pre-service mathematics education units

  • To focus on the development of positive identities by mathematically-anxious pre-service teacher education students as users and teachers of mathematics


 

Publications

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Supervision