Dr Sandra Herbert

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer In Mathematics/Science Education

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Warrnambool Campus

Research interests

Teaching & Learning of Mathematics and Science
Aspirations for university study
Quantitative methodologies
Qualitative methodologies including phenomenography

Affiliations

Mathematics Association of Victoria
Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
Science Teachers Association of Victoria

Teaching interests

ESM310: Teachers and Mathematics: Creating an Inquiry-based Classroom
ESM210:Children and Mathematics: Developing Mathematical Concepts
EES240:Primary Science Education 1
EES340:Primary Science Education 2

ESM724: Mathematics: Curriculum Study

ESM725: Senior Mathematics: Curriculum Study

Conferences

Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Annual Conference

Mathemaic Association of Victoria Annual Conference

Professional activities

Committed to support of Warrnambool campus through involvement in
promoting the campus and contribution to many aspects of the implementation
of campus-based initiatives.Creating close partnerships with local schools with
a strong agenda of social justice. Service to the mathematics discipline through
contributions to conferences, journals and reviewing of articles for journals.

Projects

Mathematical Conceptions of Rate
Tertiary Students Conceptions of eLearning
Alternative Sequence for Teaching Introductory Calculus
Developing digital art-based methodologies for working with 'at risk' youth
Primary school teachers and students perceptions and understanding of
mathematical reasoning
Online professional learning for rural teachers of Mathematics and Science
Capturing the Complexities of ICT Use in Primary School Mathematics
School-based pedagogies in primary science teacher education
Discipline-related commitments and identities of out-of-field early career
teachers
Supporting educational achievement and aspiration through 'Real' science

Teaching science to diverse learners:Responses to the Australian Curriculum

Publications

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2016

Developing primary pre-service teachers' mathematical content knowledge during practicum teaching

Sharyn Livy, A/Prof Colleen Vale, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 152-173, Australian journal of teacher education, Joondalup, W.A., C1

journal

Online professional learning for rural teachers of mathematics and science

Dr Sandra Herbert, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Esther Loong

(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 99-114, Australasian journal of educational technology, Tugun, QLD, C1

journal
2015

Affirming irregular spaces in a school-wide curriculum initiative: a place for the animals

Julieanne Lynch, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2015), Vol. 45, pp. 285-303, Curriculum inquiry, London, Eng., C1

journal

Colour, magnets and photosynthesis

Frances OBrien, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 42-46, Australasian journal of early childhood, Canberra, A. C. T., C1

journal

Moving beyond a ‘bums-on-seats’ analysis of progress towards widening participation: reflections on the context, design and evaluation of an Australian government-funded mentoring programme

Dr Julianne Lynch, A/Prof Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2015), Vol. 37, pp. 144-158, Journal of higher education policy and management, London, Eng., C1

journal

A framework for primary teachers’ perceptions of mathematical reasoning

Dr Sandra Herbert, A/Prof Colleen Vale, Dr Leicha Bragg, Dr Esther Loong, Dr Wanty Widjaja

(2015), Vol. 74, pp. 26-37, International journal of educational research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Introducing linear functions: an alternative statistical approach

Caroline Nolan, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2015), Vol. 27, pp. 401-421, Mathematics education research journal, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal
2014

A framework for teachers’ knowledge of mathematical reasoning

Dr Sandra Herbert

(2014), pp. 702-705, MERGA 2014 : Curriculum in focus: research guided practice: Proceedings of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia 2014 annual conference, Sydney, N.S. W., E1

conference

Opportunities to promote mathematical content knowledge for primary teaching

Sharyn Livy, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2014), pp. 413-420, MERGA 2014 : Curriculum in focus: research guided practice: Proceedings of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia 2014 annual conference, Sydney, N. S. W., E1

conference

Developing effective school and university partnerships for teacher education

John Kenny, Dr Christine Redman, Dr Linda Hobbs, Dr Mellita Jones, Dr Coral Campbell, Andy Gilbert, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2014), pp. 2620-2632, EDULEARN14 Proceedings : 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies 2014, Barcelona, Spain, E1

conference

Science teacher education partnerships with schools (STEPS): partnerships in science teacher education

John Kenny, Dr Linda Hobbs, Dr Sandra Herbert, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Mellita Jones, EM/Prof Andrew Gilbert, Dr Christine Redman

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 43-65, Australian journal of teacher education, Katoomba, N. S. W., C1

journal
2013

Gesture as data for a phenomenographic analysis of mathematical conceptions

Dr Sandra Herbert, Robyn Pierce

(2013), Vol. 60, pp. 1-10, International journal of educational research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Primary school teachers’ perceptions of mathematical reasoning

Dr Esther Loong, A/Prof Colleen Vale, Dr Leicha Bragg, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2013), pp. 466-473, MERGA 2013 : Mathematics education: yesterday, today and tomorrow : Proceedings of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia 2013 conference ), Melbourne, Vic, E1

conference

Challenging the traditional sequence of teaching introductory calculus

Dr Sandra Herbert

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 172-190, Computers in Schools, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Second-year pre-service teachers’ responses to proportional reasoning test items

Sharyn Livy, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2013), Vol. 38, pp. 17-32, Australian journal of teacher education, Perth, Western Australia, C1

journal

Pre-service teachers' responses for ratio and proportion items

Sharyn Livy, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2013), pp. 450-457, Mathematics Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow : Proceedings of the 36th Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia 2013 conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2012

Revealing educationally critical aspects of rate

Dr Sandra Herbert, Robyn Pierce

(2012), Vol. 81, pp. 85-101, Educational studies in mathematics, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

journal

Student perspectives of web-based mathematics

Dr Esther Loong, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2012), Vol. 53, pp. 117-126, International journal of educational research, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Gesture types for functions

Dr Sandra Herbert

(2012), pp. 322-329, MERGA 2012 : The 35th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Nanyang, Singapore, E1

conference
2011

Challenging traditional sequence of teaching introductory calculus

Dr Sandra Herbert

(2011), pp. 358-365, Mathematics : traditions and (new) practices : proceedings of the AAMT-MERGA conference held in Alice Springs, 3-7 July 2011, incorporating the 23rd Biennial Conference of The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc. and the 34th Annual Co, Adelaide, S. A., E1-1

conference

What is rate? Does context or representation matter?

Dr Sandra Herbert, Robyn Pierce

(2011), Vol. 23, pp. 455-477, Mathematics education research journal, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

journal

Web usability guidelines for smartphones : a synergic approach

Desmond Lobo, Kerem Kaskaloglu, Cha Young Kim, Dr Sandra Herbert

(2011), Vol. 1, pp. 33-37, International journal of information and electronics engineering, Singapore, C1

journal
2010

Impact of context and representation on year 10 students' expression of conceptions of rate

Dr Sandra Herbert

(2010), pp. 240-247, MERGA 2010 : Shaping the future of mathematics education : Proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Fremantle, W. A., E1-1

conference
2009

Revealing conceptions of rate of change

Dr Sandra Herbert

(2009), pp. 217-224, MERGA 32 : Crossing divides : mathematics education research group of Australasia : Proceedings of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Conference 2009, Wellington, N.Z., E1-1

conference
2008

An 'emergent model' for rate of change

Dr Sandra Herbert, Robyn Pierce

(2008), Vol. 13, pp. 231-249, International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Where is the rate in the rule?

Dr Sandra Herbert

(2008), Vol. 22, pp. 28-36, Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, Armidale, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2006

Video evidence : what gestures tell us about students' understanding of rate of change

Dr Sandra Herbert, Robyn Pierce

(2006), pp. 362-371, MERGA 29 : identities cultures and learning spaces : proceedings of the 29th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1-1

conference
2005

Potential of technology and a familiar context to enhance students' concept of rate of change

Dr Sandra Herbert, Robyn Pierce

(2005), pp. 435-442, MERGA 2005 : Building connections : research, theory and practice : proceedings of the annual conference held at RMIT, Melbourne, 7th-9th July 2005, Pymble, N.S.W., E1-1

conference
2004

Gifted are lifted higher : an exploration of the development of higher order thinking skills of gifted students playing strategy games

Dr Sandra Herbert, Robyn Pierce

(2004), Vol. 22, pp. 22-30, TalentEd, Armidale, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

CAS : student engagement requires unambiguous advantages

Robyn Pierce, Dr Sandra Herbert, Jason Giri

(2004), pp. 462-469, Mathematics education for the third millennium : towards 2010, Pymble, N.S.W., E1-1

conference