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Dr Jun Li

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SoE Arts & Ed
Campus: ic.3.308, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52479270 +61 3 52479270



Dr Jun Li is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics education at Deakin University. Jun's research interests include students' understanding of mathematics, especially in the field of statistics and probability. She is also interested in some other topics, such as curriculum study, teacher training, using technology in classrooms, and cultures' influence on mathematics education. Jun has study and work experiences in universities of Mainland China, Singapore, Australia, Taiwan and Macau.


Subjects and units currently teaching

ESM210 Children and Mathematics: Developing mathematical concepts

ESM310 Teachers and Mathematics: Creating an effective classroom

ESM415 Problem Solving and Modelling in the Mathematics Classroom

ESM704 Problem Solving and Modelling



Li, Y., & Li, J. (2014). Pursuing mathematics classroom instruction excellence through teaching contests. In Y. Li et al.(eds.), Transforming Mathematics Instruction: Multiple Approaches and Practices (Advances in Mathematics Education). (pp. 383-406). New York: Springer.

Li, J., & Huang, H. (2013), Assessing Statistical Literacy: A Comparison of PISA and Shanghai Senior High School Entrance Exam. Shanghai Research on Education (Journal in China), 319, 39-42.

Frade, C., Acioly-Régnier, N., Li, J. (2013), Beyond Deficit Models of Learning Mathematics: Socio-cultural Directions for Change and Research, In M.A. Clements, A. Bishop, C. Keitel, J. Kilpatrick & F. Leung (Eds.), Third International Handbook of Mathematics Education (pp. 101-144). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Li, J., & Li, Y. (2013). The teaching contest as a professional development activity to promote classroom instruction excellence in China. In Y. Li & R. Huang (Eds.), How Chinese teach mathematics and improve teaching (pp. 204-220). New York: Routledge.

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