A/Prof. Susie Groves

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Education (Mathematics Education)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1967
Master of Science, University of Melbourne, 1970
Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, 1974
Graduate Diploma of Education, University of Melbourne, 1974
Diploma in Operations Research, Monash University, 1982

Contact

susie.groves@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46405

Research interests

Mathematics education in general

Lesson Study as a  vehicle for professional learning

Problem solving and modelling

Use of technology

Mathematics classrooms functioning as communities of inquiry

Cross-cultural research into mathematics learning and teaching


 

Units taught

Units currently taught:

EPM742 Fostering Primary Children's Mathematical Development

ESM733 Exploring Space and Number

ESM704 Problem Solving and Modelling

EEM401 Numeracy Across the Curriculum

EXC725 Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum

Publications

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2017

Teachers' professional growth through engagement with lesson study

W Widjaja, C Vale, S Groves, B Doig

(2017), Vol. 20, pp. 357-383, Journal of mathematics teacher education, Berlin, Germany, C1

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2016

Critical factors in the adaptation and implementation of Japanese Lesson Study in the Australian context

S Groves, B Doig, C Vale, W Widjaja

(2016), Vol. 48, pp. 501-512, ZDM: The international journal on mathematics education, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Interdisciplinary mathematics education: a state of the art

J Williams, W-M Roth, D Swanson, B Doig, S Groves, M Omuvwie, R Borromeo Ferri, N Mousoulides

(2016), pp. 1-36, Interdisciplinary mathematics education: a state of the art, Berlin, Germany, B1

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The role of the knowledgeable other in post-lesson discussions in lesson study

S Groves, B Doig

(2016), Vol. 2, pp. 315-322, IGPME 2016: Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Szeged, Hungary, E1

conference

Collecting, analysing, and reporting, teacher's practice self-report data

B Doig, S Groves

(2016), Vol. 1, pp. 149-149, IGPME 2016: Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Szeged, Hungary, E1

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2013

Implementing Japanese lesson study: an example of teacher-researcher collaboration

S Groves, B Doig, W Widjaja, D Garner, K Palmer

(2013), Vol. 69, pp. 10-17, Australian mathematics teacher, Adelaide, S. Aust., C1

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Implementing the Japanese problem-solving lesson structure

S Groves

(2013), pp. 711-714, MERGA36 2013 : Mathematics Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow : Proceedings of the 36th Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia 2013 conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2012

Teaching primary science : emotions, identity and the use of practical activities

J Cripps Clark, S Groves

(2012), Vol. 39, pp. 463-475, Australian educational researcher, Heidelberg , Germany, C1

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Developing mathematical proficiency

S Groves

(2012), Vol. 35, pp. 119-145, Journal of science and mathematics education in Southeast Asia, Penang, Malaysia, C1

journal
2011

The critical role of task development in lesson study

B Doig, S Groves, T Fujii

(2011), pp. 181-199, Lesson study research and practice in mathematics education, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1

chapter

Japanese lesson study : teacher professional development through communities of inquiry

B Doig, S Groves

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 77-93, Mathematics teacher education and development, Adelaide, S. Aust., C1

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How different is it really? - rural and urban primary students' use of ICT in mathematics

E Loong, B Doig, S Groves

(2011), Vol. 23, pp. 189-211, Mathematics education research journal, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

journal
2009

Exemplary mathematics lessons : a view from the west

S Groves

(2009), Vol. 41, pp. 385-391, Z D M, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal
2007

Listening to students' voices in mathematics education

B Doig, S Groves, C Campbell, J Mousley, G Williams

(2007), pp. 884-884, Mathematics : essential research, essential practice : proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Hobart, Tas., E1

conference

Mathematicians, mathematics and mathematics teaching: personal perspectives

S Groves

(2007), pp. 2-11, Mathematics: essential for learning, essential for life: proceedings of the 21st biennial conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc., Hobart, Tas., E1

conference

Student's pedagogical knowledge: a source of pedagogical content knowledge

B Doig, S Groves

(2007), pp. 855-889, Mathematics: essential research, essential practice : proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, [held at Wrest Point Hotel Casino, Hobart, Tasmania, 2-6 July 2007, Tasmania, Australia, E1

conference

Fun or profit : primary students' perceptions of mathematics and science

S Groves, B Doig, R Tytler

(2007), pp. 126-133, International Symposium Elementry Mathematics Teaching, Proceedings : Approaches to teaching mathematics at the elementry level, Prague, The Czech Republic, E1

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An educational durian? Issues in teacher education in international collaboration

B Doig, S Groves, W Choo, E Loong

(2007), pp. 580-586, EARCOME4 2007 : Proceeding Fourth East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education: Meeting challenges of developing quality mathematics education, Penang, Malaysia, E1

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The answer is correct but can I explain it? Student explanations in mathematics

B Doig, S Groves

(2007), pp. 92-101, International Symposium Elementry Mathematics Teaching, Proceedings : Approaches to teaching mathematics at the elementry level, Prague, The Czech Republic, E1

conference
2006

Easier analysis and better reporting : modelling ordinal data in mathematics education research

B Doig, S Groves

(2006), Vol. 18, pp. 56-76, Mathematics education research journal, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Generic versus subject specific pedagogy - should mathematics be in the centre?

S Groves

(2006), pp. 77-83, Mathematics in the centre : proceedings of the 30th conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Charles University, Faculty of Education, Prague, Czech Republic 16-21 July 2006, Prague, Czech Republic, E1

conference
2005

Primary and secondary mathematics practice: how different is it?

B Doig, S Groves, R Tytler, A Gough

(2005), pp. 305-312, MERGA 28 building connections: research, theory and practice. Proceedings of the annual conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Effective mathematics learning environments : primary teachers' beliefs and practices

S Groves, B Doig

(2005), pp. 115-123, International Symposium Elementary Maths Teaching proceedings, Prague, Czech Republic, E1

conference

Reason for hope : primary students' mathematics learning environment

B Doig, S Groves

(2005), pp. 100-107, International Symposium Elementary Maths Teaching proceedings, Prague, Czech Republic, E1

conference
2004

Number learning in the primary years

B Doig, S Groves, J Mulligan

(2004), pp. 245-264, Research in mathematics education in Australasia 2000-2003, Flaxton, Qld, B1

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Primary numeracy: a review of Australian research

S Groves, J Mousley, H Forgasz

(2004), Vol. 9, pp. 10-13, Australian primary mathematics classroom, Adelaide, S. Aust., C1

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Progressive discourse in mathematics classes - the task of the teacher

S Groves, B Doig

(2004), pp. 495-502, Proceedings of the 28th conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Bergen, Norway, E1

conference

Assessment as a strategic tool for enhancing learning in teacher education: a case study

B Doig, S Groves

(2004), pp. 279-286, Proceedings of the 28th conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Bergen, Norway, E1

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2003

Teachers' pre-conceptions of young children's conceptions of number

B Doig, S Groves

(2003), pp. 56-61, International symposium elementary maths teaching : proceedings, Prague, Czech Republic, E1

conference

Shortest equals fastest : upper primary children`s pre-conceptions of speed

S Groves, B Doig

(2003), pp. 79-83, International symposium elementary maths teaching : Prague, the Czech Republic, Charles University, Faculty of Education, August 24-29, 2003 : proceedings, Prague, E1

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2002

Developing conceptual understanding: the role of the task in communities of mathematical enquiry

S Groves, B Doig

(2002), International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education : PME 26, University of East Anglia, 21-26 July 2002, Norwich UK : proceedings, Norwich, England, E1

conference

Learning from learners

J Matos, J van Dormolen, S Groves, R Zan

(2002), pp. 83-109, PME26 - Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Norwich, England, E1

conference
2001

Numeracy across the curriculum: recognising and responding to the demands and numeracy opportunities inherent in secondary teaching

S Groves

(2001), Vol. 3, pp. 48-61, Mathematics teacher education and development, Pymble, N.S.W., C1

journal

The graphic calculator as a thinking tool: perspectives from the classroom

S Groves, D Obregon

(2001), pp. 1-8, Crossing borders: new frontiers in educational research: Australian Association for Research in Education 2001 conference proceedings, Fremantle, W.A., E1

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Primary mathematics practice : the Victorian position

B Doig, S Groves, L Splitter

(2001), pp. 178-185, Numeracy and beyond: proceedings of the twenty-fourth annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference

The graphic calculator as a thinking tool : perspectives from the classroom

S Groves, D Obregon

(2001), AARE 2001 : Crossing borders : New frontiers in educational research : Australian Association for Research in Education conference proceedings, Fremantle, W.A., E1-1

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A mapping, review and analysis of Australian research in numeracy learning at the primary school level

S Groves, J Mousley, H Forgasz

(2001), pp. 1-7, DETYA 2001 : Numeracy Projects Information Forum, Canberra, A.C.T., E1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Improving middle years mathematics and science: The role of subject cultures in school and teacher change.

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Susie Groves, Prof Annette Gough

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2 APAI

  • 2006: $49,294

Other Public Sector Funding

Improving middle years mathematics and science: The role of subject cultures in school and teacher change.

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Susie Groves, Prof Annette Gough

  • 2008: $9,131
  • 2006: $14,609

Evaluation of the Yached Accelerated Learning Program (YALP)

Prof Brenton Doecke, A/Prof Susie Groves, Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Brian Doig

  • 2011: $89,100

Industry and Other Funding

reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry Special Topic Modelling Motion - Developing mathematics concepts through STEM activity

A/Prof Susie Groves, Dr Brian Doig, Dr John Cripps Clark, Prof Julian Williams

  • 2017: $19,711

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Roslyn Gillies

Thesis entitled: Learned or Invented? Nurses' Strategies for Calculating and Measuring Medicine Doses

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2016

Kathy Swinkels

Thesis entitled: Mathematically-rich Interactions in Early Childhood Centres

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2015

Soraya Fooladi

Thesis entitled: Factors influencing students' choice of mathematics at university

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2014

Christine Ioannou

Thesis entitled: Multi-Dimensional Assessment of Student Capabilities in Mathematics and Science

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2009

Linda Hobbs (nee Darby)

Thesis entitled: Subject Cultures and Pedagogy: Comparing Mathematics and Science

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2007

John Cripps Clark

Thesis entitled: The Role of Practical Activities in Primary School Science

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2004

Joyce Dale

Thesis entitled: Calculators, Mathematics and Young Children

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2003

Krongthong Khairiree

Thesis entitled: Implementing Co-operative Learning in Grade Four Mathematics Classes in Thailand

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2000

Pardjono Pardjono

Thesis entitled: Implementation of Student Active Learning in Primary Mathematics in Indonesia

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Willy Mwakapenda

Thesis entitled: Using Everyday Experiences in Teaching Secondary Mathematics in Malawi: Possibilities and Constraints for Change

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

1999

Hilary Hollingsworth

Thesis entitled: Teacher Professional Growth: A Study of Primary Teachers Involved in Mathematics Professional Development

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Richard Sullivan

Thesis entitled: What do teacher educator/ trainers mean when they use the terms ¿Problem and problem solving¿

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2015

Zuraini Ramli

Thesis entitled: Teaching and learning mathematics and science in a second or third language

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education