Dr. Shafia Abdul Rahman

Shafia Abdul Rahman  
Phone 60 4 653 3237 Fax 60 4 657 2907 E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Qualifications BSc (Alabama); Dip.Ed.(MPIK); MA(London); PhD(UK)
Expertise Mathematics Education, Mathematical Thinking and Learning, Mathematical Examples

 

 

Publications   
Book:  
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Chapter in Book:

S. Abdul-Rahman (2009). Awareness and Understanding Revealed. In J. Mason and J. Houssart (Eds) LISTENING FIGURES: Listening to learners of mathematics at secondary level and above. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England: Trentham Books.

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International Conference Proceedings:

S. Abdul-Rahman (2005). “Learning with examples and students’ understanding of integration”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of the Mathematics Education into the 21st century project, December 3 – 7, Johor Bharu, Malaysia.


S. Abdul-Rahman (2006). Constructing mathematical objects as research probes into students’ understanding, Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR’s) 11th International Conference: ‘Partnership and Collaboration’, 12 – 13 March 2006, Coventry, UK.


S. Abdul-Rahman (2006). Learners’ awareness and understanding of integration, The 3rd Annual Postgraduate Symposium in Education, 2 June 2006, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.


S. Abdul-Rahman (2006). Probing learners’ awareness and understanding through example construction: The case of integration, British Society for Research in Learning Mathematics (BSRLM), 17 June 2006, Bristol, UK.


S. Abdul-Rahman (2006). On the way to understanding integration, Congress of the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME), 15 – 22, July 2006, Prague, Czech Republic.


S. Abdul-Rahman (2007). “Research impacting on student learning: How construction tasks influenced learners’ thinking”, Congress of the European Research in Mathematics Education (CERME), 22 – 26 February 2007, Larnaca, Cyprus.


S. Abdul-Rahman (2007) Revealing Awareness Through Example Construction: The Case Of Integration, The 2nd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 10 – 13 July 2007, University of Granada, Granada, Spain.

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Professional Membership:


 


Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM), United Kingdom, Jan – Dec 2008.


British Society for Research in Learning Mathematics (BSRLM), Jan 2005 – Dec 2008.


Congress of the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME), Jan 2006 – Dec 2006.


Invited Speaker, Pemikiran Matematik: Budaya Kerja Cemerlang, part of Continous Professional Development for teachers from SK Sena, Perlis, Berjaya Hotel, Pulau Pinang, 27 November 2008.


Paper reviewer for Jurnal Teknologi, Penerbit UTM Press. 


Working paper reviewer, Congress of the European Research in Mathematics Education (CERME’07) (2 papers).

 
Post Graduate Supervision   
Student's name: LIEW SIAW CHUIN
Level: PhD
Status: Supervisor
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Student's name: HARIZON BINTI SUFFIAN
Level: PhD
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Pemilihan dan Penggunaan Contoh dalam Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Matematik Sekolah Rendah dan Kesannya ke atas Pemahaman Pelajar
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Student's name: MRS. LILLA ADULYASAS
Level: PhD
Status: Supervisor
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Academic Recognition   
Awards / Fellowship:

PhD studentship (2005 – 2008) The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

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Research(es)  
Title : Module Development (Teaching and Learning Mathematics) - Inspire 2 Project: Phase 2 (2008). Collaboration project between Sabah Foundation and School of Educational Studies USM. 
Lead researcher: Prof. Abdul Rashid Mohamed 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL) 
Year: 2008 - 2012 
Status: ONGOING 
 
Title : Keberkesanan Latihan Kemahiran Bahasa Inggeris dan ICT Kepada Guru-guru KEMAS untuk Mempertingkatkan Penguasaan Asas Kanak-kanak Peringkat Prasekolah. (The Effectiveness of English Language and ICT skills to KEMAS Teachers 
Lead researcher: Aminah Ayob 
Co-researcher: Anna Christina Abdullah, Munirah Ghazali, Norlida Ahmad, Sharifah Norhaidah, Shafia Abdul Rahman, Nordin Hj. Razak 
Funded By: USM 
Year: 2001 - 2004  
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : SoaT: A Model for Profiling and Enhancing Mathematical Thinking of Stage One Pupils in Malaysia 
Lead researcher: Shafia Abdul Rahman 
Co-researcher: PM Dr Fatimah Saleh, Prof Munirah Ghazali 
Funded By: MOHE 
Year: 2009 - 2011 
Status: ONGOING 
 
Title : Developing a framework for Profiling and Sustaining Pupils’ Mathematical Thinking Skills and Performance in Mathematics 
Lead researcher: Shafia Abdul Rahman 
Co-researcher: PM Dr Fatimah Saleh, Prof Munirah Ghazali 
Funded By: USM 
Year: 2009 - 2011 
Status: ONGOING