3D Printing Technology: New Ways of Teaching, New Modes of Learning

Principal Investigator (May- August 2016). The goal of this project is explore the affordances of a 3D drawing (printing) environment in the learning of school mathematics, upon which to provide some speculations of how this may help to open new curriculum possibilities in mathematics.

Funded by Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Post-doctoral Fellowship ($80,000 CAD). Funding awarded for full-time post-doctoral research (Dr. Oi-Lam Ng) at University of Calgary.

Research Output:

  1. Ng, O., & Sinclair, N. (2018). Drawing in space: Doing mathematics with 3D pens. In L. Ball, P. Drijvers, S. Ladel, H.-S. Siller, M. Tabach, C. Vale (Eds.). Uses of Technology in Primary and Secondary Mathematics Education. ICME-13 Monographs (pp. 301-313). Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-76575-4_16
  2. Ng, O., Sinclair, N., & Davis, B. (2018). Drawing off the page: How new 3D technologies provide insight into cognitive and pedagogical assumptions about mathematics. The Mathematics Enthusiast, 15(3), 563-578.

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