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Simon Goodchild

Professor

Director of MatRIC, Centre for Research, Innovation and Coordination of Mathematics Teaching (Centre for Excellence in Education)

 
Office:
J2016 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )
Office hours:
by appointment

Education

1971:  BSc(Hons) University of Wales: Pure Mathematics & Education.

1972:  Post Graduate Certificate in Education University of Wales. Mathematics & Adult Education.

1987:  MSc(Distinction) University of London: Mathematical, Statistical & Computing Education.

1997:  PhD. University of Exeter. Dissertation title: An Exploratory Study of Year Ten Students’ Goals in the Mathematics Classroom.

Work experience

1972-1975: Teacher of Mathematics, Robert Blake School, Malawi.

1975-1988: Teacher of Mathematics (grades 7-13) Clacton County High School, Clacton on Sea, UK. (1981) Head of Mathematics Department; (1985) Senior Teacher (curriculum/timetable).

1988-2004: Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Mathematics Education. The College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth.  From 2001 Head of Mathematics; from 2003 Head of Undergraduate Secondary Initial Teacher Training Programmes.

2004-2007: Associate Professor in Mathematics Education, Agder University College.

2007-on:      Professor in Mathematics Education, University of Agder. Spokesperson for Mathematics Education Research Group.

2013-on:      Director, MatRIC, Centre for Research, Innovation and Coordination of Mathematics Teaching (Centre for Excellence in Education)

National and International Consultancies:

1996             Primary Mathematics Project, South Africa, project evaluation UK Department for International Development (DfID.

1997             Mpumalanga Primary Schools Initiative, South Africa, mid-project consultancy for British Development Division Southern Africa, UK DfID

1998-2000 Teaching development support in Swaziland (DfID funded project).

2005             Mathematics-English language trainer-training materials development for Government of Malaysia/British Council.

2008             Institutional evaluation for Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development, Pakistan.

2011-           Member of the scientific advisory board for teacher education at Stockholm University.

2014-2015  Expert group for natural sciences and mathematics. Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

2017            Response group for “Quality in learning resources” The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training

2018             Research Quality Assessment, Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen

Awards

2013    Svend Pedersen Lecture Award, University of Stockholm, Department of Mathematics and Science Education

Academic interests

Mathematics Education.

Mathematics teaching development.

Qualitative and naturalistic research.

Contribution to doctoral courses:

Theories in Mathematics Education Research

Methodology of Mathematics Education Research.

Projects

2004-2007Researcher (80%) in The Research Council of Norway (RCN) funded: Learning Communities in Mathematics (KUL program).

2007 -2010 (c. 40%) in RCN funded Teaching Better Mathematics (PraksisFoU program).

Scientific publications

  • Abboud, Maha Goodchild, Simon Jaworski, Barbara Potari, Despina Robert, Aline Rogalski, Janine (2018). Use of Activity Theory to Make Sense of Mathematics Teaching: A Dialogue between Perspectives. Annales de Didactique et de Sciences Cognitives. ISSN: 0987-7576. s 61 - 92.
  • Goodchild, Simon Jaworski, Barbara (2017). Developing practice through research into university mathematics education. Nordisk matematikkdidaktikk. ISSN: 1104-2176. 22 (4). s 5 - 22.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2016). Learning from three decades of mathematics teaching development research. Matematikklæring for framtida: Festskrift til Marit Johnsen-Høines. ISBN: 978-82-90898-70-5. Caspar Forlag. paper. s 259 - 281.
  • Viirman, Olov Lui Goodchild, Simon Rogovchenko, Yuriy (2016). Using mathematical modelling activities to motivate biology students to learn mathematics. Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. ISBN: 9781365463389. PME. Vol. 1. s 262 - 262.
  • Ruthven, Kenneth Goodchild, Simon (2015). Knowledge creation through dialogic interaction between the practices of teaching and researching. Handbook of international research in mathematics education. ISBN: 978-0-415-83203-8. Routledge. 22. s 523 - 539.
  • Goodchild, Simon Rønning, Frode (2015). Teaching mathematics at higher education. Nordic Research in Mathematics Education: Proceedings of NORMA14. ISBN: 978-952-5993-17-2. The Finnish Research Association for Subject Didactics. Working Groups. s 396 - 400.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2014). Enactivist Theories. Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education. ISBN: 978-94-007-4977-1. Springer Publishing Company. Chapter-enactivist. s 209 - 214.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2014). Mathematics teaching development: Learning from developmental research in Norway. ZDM - the International Journal on Mathematics Education. ISSN: 1863-9690. 46 (2). s 305 - 316. doi:10.1007/s11858-013-0567-6.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2014). Mathematics teaching development: learning from developmental research in Norway. ZDM - the International Journal on Mathematics Education. ISSN: 1863-9690. 46 (2). s 305 - 316. doi:10.1007/s11858-013-0567-6.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2014). Theorising community of practice and community of inquiry in the context of teaching-learning mathematics at university. Research in Mathematics Education. ISSN: 1479-4802. 16 (2). s 177 - 181. doi:10.1080/14794802.2014.918352.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2014). Theorising community of practice and community of inquiry in the context of teaching-learning mathematics at university.. Research in Mathematics Education. ISSN: 1479-4802. 16 (2). s 177 - 181. doi:10.1080/14794802.2014.918352.
  • Goodchild, Simon Fuglestad, Anne Berit Jaworski, Barbara (2013). Critical alignment in inquiry-based practice in developing mathematics teaching. Educational Studies in Mathematics. ISSN: 0013-1954. 84 (3). s 393 - 412. doi:10.1007/s10649-013-9489-z.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2013). Imagination and teaching development. Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education: Mathematics learning across the life span. ISBN: 978-3-89088-288-8. PME. Chapter. s 369 - 376.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2013). Reporting classroom research: A moral dilemma. Nordic research in didactics of mathematics: Past, present and future. ISBN: 978-82-02-39348-9. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. Chapter. s 199 - 224.
  • Berg, Claire Marie J D V Fuglestad, Anne Berit Goodchild, Simon Sriraman, Bharath (2012). Mediated action in teachers' discussions about mathematics tasks. ZDM - the International Journal on Mathematics Education. ISSN: 1863-9690. 44 (5). s 677 - 689. doi:10.1007/s11858-012-0423-0.
  • Goodchild, Simon Sriraman, Bharath (2012). Revisiting the didactic triangle:From the particular to the general. ZDM - the International Journal on Mathematics Education. ISSN: 1863-9690. 44 (5). s 581 - 585. doi:10.1007/s11858-012-0449-3.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2011). Classroom research: Impact and long term effect versus justice, liberation and empowerment?. Long-term research in the didactics of mathematics and science. ISBN: 9789521226458. Åbo Akademi. Chapter. s 9 - 25.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2011). Listen to your supervisor!. Philosophia mathematica. ISSN: 0031-8019. s 9 - 17. doi:doi: 10.1093/philmat/nkr029.
  • Jaworski, Barbara Goodchild, Simon Eriksen, Stig Daland, Espen (2011). Mediating mathematics teaching development and pupils' mathematics learning: The life cycle of a task. Constructing knowledge for teaching secondary mathematics: Tasks to enhance prospective and practicing teacher learning. ISBN: 9780387098111. Springer. Chapter. s 143 - 160.
  • Gebremichael, Andualem Tami Goodchild, Simon Nygaard, Olav (2011). STUDENTS PERCEPTIONS ABOUT THE RELEVANCE OF MATHEMATICS IN AN ETHIOPIAN PREPARATORY SCHOOL. CERME 7: Proceedings of the Seventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education. ISBN: 978-83-7338-683-9. European Society for Research in Mathematics Education. Chapter. s 1430 - 1439.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2011). Using different sociocultural perspectives in mathematics teaching development research. CERME 7: Proceedings of the Seventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education. ISBN: 978-83-7338-683-9. European Society for Research in Mathematics Education. research report. s 2421 - 2430.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2010). Introduction to the Norwegian Section of the Sourcebook of Nordic Research in Mathematics Education. The first source book on Nordic research on mathemathics education. ISBN: 978-1-61735-098-6. information Age Publishing. Innledning. s 3 - 9.
  • Fuglestad, Anne Berit Goodchild, Simon (2010). Mathematics learning and teaching development. Proceedings of the International Groups for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. ISSN: 0771-100X. s 1 - 8.
  • Breiteig, Trygve Goodchild, Simon (2010). The Development of Mathematics Education as a Research Field in Norway : An Insider's Personal Reflections. The first source book on Nordic research on mathemathics education. ISBN: 978-1-61735-098-6. information Age Publishing. kapittel. s 3 - 9.
  • Goodchild, Simon Grønmo, Liv Sissel (2010). The Future of Mathematics Education Research in Norway. The first source book on Nordic research on mathemathics education. ISBN: 978-1-61735-098-6. information Age Publishing. kapittel. s 259 - 266.
  • Goodchild, Simon Grevholm, Barbro (2009). An Exploratory Study of Mathematics Test Results: What is the Gender Effect?. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. ISSN: 1571-0068. 7 (1). s 161 - 182.
  • Espeland, Hildegunn Goodchild, Simon Grevholm, Barbro (2009). Challenges faced by those working towards a co-learning agreement. Nordic research in mathematics education. Proceedings from Norma08 in Copenhagen, April 21-April 25, 2008. ISBN: 9789087907822. Sense Publishers. -. s 81 - 88.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2009). Classroom research Impact and long term effect versus justice, liberation and empowerment?. Critical Issues in Mathematics Education. ISBN: 9781607520399. Information Age Publishing. kapittel. s 217 - 235.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2009). Listen to your supervisor!. Relatively and philosophically Eªrnest : festschrift in honor of Paul Ernest's 65th birthday. ISBN: 978-1-607-52240-9. Information Age Publishing. kapittel. s 9 - 17.
  • Goodchild, Simon Daland, Espen (2009). Teaching development through discussion: A cultural-historical activity theory perspective. Nordic Research in Mathematics Education. ISBN: 978-90-8790-781-5. Sense Publishers. Kapittel. s 151 - 158.
  • Jørgensen, Kai Otto Goodchild, Simon (2009). Utvikling av unge elevers relasjonelle forståelse i matematikk. Å regne i alle fag. ISBN: 9788215014364. Universitetsforlaget. s 100 - 115.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2008). A Quest for 'Good' Research The mathematics teacher educator as practitioner researcher in a community of inquiry. The International Handbook of Mathematics Teacher Education. Volime 4. The Mathematics Teacher as a Developing Professional. Sense Publishers. s 201 - 220.
  • Fuglestad, Anne Berit Goodchild, Simon (2008). Affordance of inquiry: The case of one teacher. Proceedings of the joint Meeting of PME 32 and PME-NA XXX. Array. s 3 - 49.
  • Ruthven, Kenneth Goodchild, Simon (2008). Linking researching with teaching Towards synergy of scholarly and craft knowledge. Handbook of International Research in Mathematics education. Routledge. s 561 - 588.
  • Grevholm, Barbro Goodchild, Simon (2007). Achievement in mathematics in Norway from a gender perspective. Kvinnor och matematik. Konferens den 13-15 juni 2005. Umeå universitet. faglig_bok_forlag. s 65 - 80.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2007). Inside the Outside: Seeking evidence of didacticians' learning by expansion. Norway. Caspar Forlag. s 189 - 203.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2007). STUDENTS' GOALS IN MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM ACTIVITY. Relating practice and research in mathematics education: proceedings of NORMA 05, fourth Nordic conference on mathematics education, Trondheim 2nd - 6th September 2005. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. s 27 - 49.
  • Fuglestad, Anne Berit Goodchild, Simon Jaworski, Barbara Postholm, May Britt (2007). Utvikling av Inquiry community for å forbedre undervisning og læring i matematikk: Didaktikere og lærere arbeider sammen. Forsk Med! Lærere og forskere i læringsarbeid. N.W. Damm & Sønn ASA. s 172.
  • Goodchild, Simon Jaworski, Barbara Måsøval, Heidi Strømskag (2007). Workshop on classroom research: Analysis of transcript data. Relating practice and research in mathematics education: Proceedings of NORMA 05, Fourth Nordic Conference on Mathematics Education. ISBN: 9788251922128. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. Kapittel. s 133 - 147.
  • Jaworski, Barbara Goodchild, Simon (2006). Inquiry community in an activity theory frame. Proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Charles University in Prague. s 353 - 360.
  • Sriraman, Bharath Goodchild, Simon (2009). Relatively and philosophically Eªrnest : festschrift in honor of Paul Ernest's 65th birthday. ISBN: 978-1-607-52240-9. Information Age Publishing. s 249.
  • Jaworski, Barbara Fuglestad, Anne Berit Bjuland, Raymond Breiteig, Trygve Goodchild, Simon Grevholm, Barbro (2007). Læringsfellesskap i matematikk Learning Communities in Mathematics. ISBN: 8290898509. Caspar Forlag. s 330.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2018). MatRIC, a Norwegian centre for excellence in mathematics higher education – foundation, paradigms and research.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2018). Introduction to MatRIC.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2018). Students enjoying transformed and improved learning experiences of mathematics in higher education.
  • Rønning, Frode Goodchild, Simon (2017). Researching University Mathematics Education.
  • Rønning, Frode Goodchild, Simon Jaworski, Barbara (2017). NOMAD Thematic Issue.
  • Goodchild, Simon (2017). Student Entrepreneurs.

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