Staff profile - Brian Doig

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Dr Brian Doig

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SoE Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46011 +61 3 924 46011



  • Master of Education, University of Melbourne, 1990
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2012


Australian Association for Research in Education

International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

Mathematical Association of  Victoria

Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia

Symposium on Elementary Mathematics Teaching

Professional activities

Treasurer AARE 1991-2011

Chairman, International Programme Committee, SEMT: Charles University, Czech republic


Teaching Interests

Assessment of learning

Early Childhood and Primary Mathematics Education

Quantitative research methodology and methods

Japanese Lesson Study in Mathematics

Subjects and units currently teaching

ECE113 Young Children's Mathematical Development

ECE764 Young Children's Mathematics

ECE455 Effective Primary Mathematics Learning

ESM438 Evaluating Children's Progress

EXE733 Assessing Learning

Expertise categories

Media appearances


Awards and prizes

The Mathematical Association of Victoria Research Scholarship


Research projects

"Mapping mathematics strategies: a meta-analysis of Australian TIMSS results" (Supervisor: Russell Tytler)

Research interests


Classroom-based research

Cross-cultural research into mathematics learning and teaching

Japanese Lesson Study as Professional Development

Mathematics classrooms as Communities of Inquiry

Mathematics education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Quantitative research methodology and methods

Analysis of ordinal data, and Rasch modelling

Survey and questionnaire design and analysis

Teaching out-of-field

Visual stimuli as aids to conceptual understanding

Research page

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