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Dr Seyum Getenet

Dr Seyum Getenet
Name Seyum Getenet
Position Senior Lecturer (Mathematics Curriculum and Pedagogy)
Section School of Education
Office A337
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4272
Extension 4272
Email
Qualifications GCRsch Tas , MA Addis Ababa , MSc Twente , PhD Tas
Languages Amharic (non accredited translator)
Homepage https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=JURhmn0AAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130200 )
  • Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130208 )
  • Educational Technology and Computing ( 130306 )
  • Primary Education (excl. Maori) ( 130105 )
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )
  • Education ( 130000 )

Research interests
• Mathematics education and teaching mathematics
• Teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge
• Teachers using technology in teaching - Technological pedagogical content knowledge
• Teachers’ professional development
• Using design-based research

Professional memberships
The Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA)
The International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Bachelor of Education courses
• EPM 4100: Mathematics in Context
• EDX3280 Mathematics in Middle and Upper Primary
• EPM 4200: Learning Mathematics with Technology

Master of Learning and Teaching (MOLT) courses
• EDM5005 Mathematics Curriculum and Pedagogy I
• EDM8005 Mathematics Curriculum and Pedagogy II

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
8 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
3 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Discipline lead - Mathematics Curriculum and Pedagogy

Research most recent
Getenet, Seyum and Callingham, Rosemary (2019) Teaching interrelated concepts of fraction for understanding and teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge. Mathematics Education Research Journal. ISSN 1033-2170

Getenet, Seyum (2019) Using design-based research to bring partnership between researchers and practitioners. Educational Research. ISSN 0013-1881

J-F, J- F and Swabey, Karen and Pullen, Darren and Getenet, Seyum and Dowden, Tony (2018) Teenagers perceptions of teachers: a developmental argument. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 43 (2). pp. 26-38.

Getenet, Seyum and Fanshawe, Melissa (2018) The practice of using NAPLAN numeracy test results: a review of the literature. In: 41st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia: Making Waves, Opening Spaces (MERGA41), 1-5 July 2018, Auckland, New Zealand.

Getenet, Seyum (2018) Using dynamic software to teach mathematical concepts: the cases of GeoGebra and Microsoft Mathematics. The Electronic Journal of Mathematics and Technology, 12 (1). pp. 209-229. ISSN 1933-2823



Publications in ePrints

Getenet, Seyum Tekeher ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8338-4326 (2019) Designing a professional development program for mathematics teachers for effective use of technology in teaching. Education and Information Technologies. ISSN 1360-2357

Getenet, Seyum ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8338-4326 and Callingham, Rosemary (2019) Teaching interrelated concepts of fraction for understanding and teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge. Mathematics Education Research Journal. ISSN 1033-2170

Oates, Greg and Callingham, Rosemary and Getenet, SeyumORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8338-4326 and Hay, Ian and Beswick, Kim and Thomas, Damon (2019) Technology and the knowledge quartet. In: 42nd Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia: Mathematics Education Research: Impacting Practice (MERGA42), 30 June - 4 July 2019, Perth, Western Australia.

Getenet, Seyum ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8338-4326 (2019) Using design-based research to bring partnership between researchers and practitioners. Educational Research. ISSN 0013-1881

J-F, J- F and Swabey, Karen and Pullen, Darren and Getenet, SeyumORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8338-4326 and Dowden, Tony (2018) Teenagers perceptions of teachers: a developmental argument. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 43 (2). pp. 26-38.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130208 )
  • Educational Technology and Computing ( 130306 )
  • Primary Education (excl. Maori) ( 130105 )
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )


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