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Conference Papers

Beswick K, 2019, 'Cross faculty collaboration in the development of an integrated mathematics and science initial teacher education program', in Australian Journal of Teacher Education, Beijing, China, presented at 4th international conference on STEM education, Beijing, China

Beswick K, 2019, 'STEM learning environments: Perceptions of STEM education researchers', in Hine G; Blackley S; Cooke A (eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Perth, presented at Mathematics Education Research: Impacting Practice, Perth, https://merga.net.au/Public/Publications/Annual_Conference_Proceedings/2019-MERGA-conference-proceedings.aspx

Beswick K, 2019, 'Technology and the knowledge quartet', in Hine G; Blackley S; Cooke A (eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Perth, pp. pp.. - pp.., presented at Mathematics Education Research: Impacting Practice, Perth, https://merga.net.au/Public/Publications/Annual_Conference_Proceedings/2019-MERGA-conference-proceedings.aspx

Beswick K, 2019, 'The affective impact of inclusive secondary mathematics for learners with Down syndrome: “I just love it!”', in Hine G; Blackley S; Cooke A (eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Perth, pp. 260 - 267, presented at Mathematics Education Research: Impacting Practice, Perth, https://merga.net.au/Public/Publications/Annual_Conference_Proceedings/2019-MERGA-conference-proceedings.aspx

Beswick K, 2019, 'The use of video for the learning of teachers of mathematics'

Beswick K, 2018, 'Principals’ perceptions and expectations of primary teachers with a specialisation in mathematics', in Hunter J; Perger P; Darragh L (eds.), Proceedings of the 41st annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide, pp. 551 - 558, presented at 41st annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide

Beswick K, 2018, 'Systems perspectives on mathematics teachers’ beliefs: Illustrations from beliefs about students', in Bergqvist E; Österholm M; Granberg C; Sumpter L (eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Conference of the International Group for Psychology of Mathematics Education, PME, Umea, Sweden, pp. 3 - 18, presented at 42nd Conference of the International Group for Psychology of Mathematics Education, Umea, Sweden

Beswick K, 2018, 'Why is one-off professional learning prevalent in Australia?', in Proceedings of the 8th ICMI-East Asia Research Conference on Mathematics Education, Taipei, pp. 257 - 264, presented at 8th ICMI-East Asia Research Conference on Mathematics Education, Taipei

Beswick K, 2017, '“The best ever”: Mathematics teachers’ perceptions of quality professional learning', in Kaur B; Ho WK; Toh TL; Choy BH (eds.), Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Singapore, pp. 169 - 176, presented at 41st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Singapore

Allen JM; Watson J; Wright S; Hay I; Cranston N; Beswick K, 2016, 'Hearing the community voice in relation to student retention in rural, regional and disadvantaged areas.', ECER, Dublin, presented at European Educational Research Association conference, Dublin

Beswick K, 2016, 'Assistance of students with mathematical learning difficulties: How can research support practice?', in ZDM Mathematics Education, Springer Open, Hamburg, Germany, presented at 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Hamburg, Germany

Beswick K, 2016, 'Community involvement in rural and regional schooling and student retention', in Transforming Educational Research. Proceedings of the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Melbourne, presented at Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Melbourne

Beswick K, 2016, 'Discerning the shared beliefs of teachers in a secondary school mathematics department', in White B; Chinnappan M; Trenholm S (eds.), Opening up mathematics education research: Proceedings of the 39th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide, pp. 132 - 139, presented at 39th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide

Beswick K, 2016, 'Responses to “the scary question”: How teaching challenges impact the use of knowledge and its development', in Csikos C; Rausch A; Szitanyi J (eds.), Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Szeged, Hungary, pp. 91 - 98, presented at 40th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Szeged, Hungary

Beswick K, 2016, 'What’s happening in Australian mathematics professional learning?', in Transforming Educational Research. Proceedings of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Melbourne, presented at Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Melbourne

Hay I; Callingham R; Chick H; Beswick K; Nicholson T; Shorter D; Hopwood B; Jones J, 2015, 'Can teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge in subject English really be measured?', Launceston, presented at Conversations on knowledge for teaching, Launceston

Beswick K, 2015, 'Conceptualising technology integrated mathematics teaching: The STAMP knowledge framework', in Beswick K; Muir T; Wells J (eds.), Proceedings of the 39th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Hobart, pp. 321 - 328, presented at 39th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Hobart

Beswick K, 2015, 'Inferring pre-service teachers’ beliefs from their commentary on knowledge items', in Beswick K; Muir T; Wells J (eds.), Proceedings of the 39th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, IGPME, Hobart, pp. 113 - 120, presented at 39th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Hobart

Beswick K, 2015, 'Listening to the community on student retention', in In proceedings of the annual conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Fremantle, presented at Annual conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Fremantle

Beswick K, 2015, 'Proceedings of the 39th conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education'

Beswick K, 2014, 'The beliefs of pre-service primary and secondary mathematics teachers, in-service mathematics teachers, and mathematics teacher educators', in Nicol C; Liljedahl P; Oesterle S; Allan D (eds.), Proceedings of the 38th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, PME, Vancouver, pp. 137 - 144, presented at 38th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vancouver

Beswick K, 2014, 'Using ICT in teaching a specific mathematics concept: graphs of logarithmic functions', in Nicol C; Liljedahl P; Oesterle S; Allan D (eds.), Proceedings of the 38th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vancouver, pp. 153 - 160, presented at 38th annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vancouver

Beswick K, 2013, 'Educating Boris: An examination of pedagogical content knowledge for mathematics teacher educators', in Steinle V; Ball L; Bardini C (eds.), Mathematics education: Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Proceedings of the 36th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Melbourne, pp. 170 - 177, presented at 36th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Melbourne

Beswick K, 2013, 'Increasing the LD50 of mathematics: Re-engaging students in mathematics learning', in Herbert S; Tillyer J; Spencer T (eds.), Proceedings of the 24th biennial conference of The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, Melbourne, pp. 55 - 64, presented at 24th biennial conference of The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, Melbourne

Beswick K, 2013, 'Measuring mathematics teacher educators’ knowledge of technology integrated teaching: Instrument development', in Steinle V; Ball L; Bardini C (eds.), Mathematics education: Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Proceedings of the 36th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Melbourne, pp. 354 - 361, presented at 36th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Melbourne

Beswick K; Chapman O, 2012, 'Paper for discussion group 12: Mathematics teacher educators’ knowledge for teaching.', in Cho SJ (ed.), The proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematics Education: Intellectual and attitudinal challenges, Springer Open, Seoul, pp. 629 - 632, presented at 12th International Congress on Mathematics Education, Seoul

Beswick K, 2012, 'Factors influencing students’ decisions about post-Year 10 education', in Proceedings of the 2012 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Researc, Sydney, presented at 2012 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Researc, Sydney

Beswick K, 2012, 'Findings of a pilot study into student retention beyond year 10', in Proceedings of the 2012 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, Sydney, presented at 2012 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, Sydney

Beswick K, 2012, 'Mathematical knowledge for teaching of MERGA members', in Dindyal J; Chen LP; Ng SF (eds.), Mathematics education: Expanding horizons: Proceeding of the 35th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Singapore, pp. 162 - 169, presented at 35th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Singapore

Beswick K, 2012, 'Teaching mathematics in a project-based learning context: Initial teacher knowledge and perceived needs', in Dindyal J; Lu PC; Swee FN (eds.), Mathematics education: Expanding horizons: Proceeding of the 35th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, MERGA, Singapore, pp. 114 - 121, presented at 35th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Singapore

Beswick K, 2011, 'Beginning teachers’ mathematics knowledge: What is needed?', in Clark J; Kissane B; Mousley J; Spencer T; Thornton S (eds.), Proceedings of the joint conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers and the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide, pp. 900 - 907, presented at Joint conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers and the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide

Beswick K, 2011, 'Building a culture of evidence-based practice in teacher education: Instrument development and piloting', in Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, Hobart, presented at 2011 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, Hobart

Beswick K, 2011, 'Connecting the beliefs and knowledge of preservice teachers', in Roesken B; Caspar M (ed.), Proceedings the 17th annual Mathematical Views conference, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, pp. 33 - 42, presented at 17th annual Mathematical Views conference, Bochum, Germany

Beswick K, 2011, 'Interactive whiteboards as potential catalysts of pedagogic change in secondary mathematics teaching', in Clark J; Kissane B; Mousley J; Spencer T; Thornton S (eds.), Proceedings of the joint conference of the Australian Association of Mathematic Teachers and the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide, pp. 115 - 123, presented at Joint conference of the Australian Association of Mathematic Teachers and the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide

Beswick K, 2011, 'Knowledge/beliefs and their relationship to emotion', in Current state of research on mathematical beliefs XVI: Proceedings of the MAVI-16 conference June 26-29, 2010, Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia, pp. 43 - 59, presented at MAVI-16 conference June 26-29, 2010, Tallinn, Estonia

Beswick K, 2011, 'Measuring pre-service teachers’ knowledge of mathematics teaching', in Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, Hobart, presented at 2011 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, Hobart

Beswick K, 2011, 'Student attitude change associated with teacher professional learning in mathematics', in Current state of research on mathematical beliefs XVI: Proceedings of the MAVI-16 conference June 26-29, 2010, Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia, pp. 60 - 76, presented at MAVI-16 conference June 26-29, 2010, Tallinn, Estonia

Beswick K, 2011, 'Teacher change in a changing educational environment', in Clark J; Kissane B; Mousley J; Spencer T; Thornton S (eds.), Proceedings of the joint conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers and the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide, pp. 760 - 767, presented at Joint conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers and the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Adelaide

Beswick K, 2011, 'Teachers’ and pre-service teachers’ confidence to teach primary school mathematics', in Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, AARE, Hobart, presented at 2011 annual conference of the Australian Association for Educational Research, Hobart

Beswick K, 2011, 'Using interactive white boards to teach mathematics: Examining teachers’ pedagogical approaches', in Proceedings of the International Technology, Education and Development conference, IATED, Valencia, Spain, presented at International Technology, Education and Development conference, Valencia, Spain

Beswick K, 2010, 'Student attitude, student understanding and mathematics anxiety', in Sparrow L; Kissane B; Hurst C (eds.), Shaping the future of mathematics education: Proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, MERGA, Fremantle, pp. 280 - 288, presented at 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Fremantle

Beswick K, 2010, 'Student change associated with professional learning in mathematics', in Sparrow L; Kissane B; Hurst C (eds.), Shaping the future of mathematics education: Proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, MERGA, Fremantle, pp. 602 - 609, presented at 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Fremantle

Beswick K, 2009, 'Do you see what I see? Preservice teachers watching video excerpts of teaching', in Brown N; Skalicky J; Adam A (eds.), Partnerships for Learning: On campus and beyond: Proceedings of the 8th teaching matters annual conference, Hobart, presented at 8th teaching matters annual conference, Hobart

Beswick K, 2009, 'Representing proportional relationships algebraically', in Hurst C; Kemp M; Kissane B; Sparrow L; Spencer T (eds.), Mathematics: It’s mine: Proceedings of the 22nd biennial conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, Adelaide, pp. 53 - 64, presented at 22nd biennial conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, Adelaide

Beswick K, 2009, 'School mathematics and mathematicians’ mathematics: Teachers’ beliefs about the nature of mathematics', in Tzekaki M; Kaldrimidou M; Sakonidis H (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, IGPME, Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 153 - 160, presented at 33rd annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Thessaloniki, Greece

Beswick K, 2009, 'Students’ perceptions of the impacts of parents, teachers and teaching upon their anxiety about and learning of fractions', in Hunter R; Bicknell B; Burgess T (eds.), Crossing Divides: Proceedings of the 32nd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, MERGA, Sydney, pp. 265 - 272, presented at 32nd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Sydney

Beswick K, 2009, 'Which is bigger? 250 tonnes or 17%: A tale of salt', in Hurst C; Kemp M; Kissane B; Sparrow L; Spencer T (eds.), Proceedings of the 22nd biennial conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, Adelaide, pp. 175 - 186, presented at 22nd biennial conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, Adelaide

Beswick K, 2008, 'Fostering creativity by establishing the conditions for complex emergence', in Velikova E; Andzans A (ed.), roceedings of Discussion Group 9 of the 11th International Congress on Mathematics Education held in Monterrey, Mexico, University of Rousse, Monterrey, Mexico, presented at 11th International Congress on Mathematics Education, Monterrey, Mexico, http://dg.icme11.org/tsg/show/10

Beswick K, 2008, 'Improving middle school students’ proportional reasoning', in Vincent J; Pierce R; Dowsey J (eds.), Proceedings of the annual conference of the Mathematical Association of Victoria, Brunswick, pp. 25 - 39, presented at Annual conference of the Mathematical Association of Victoria, Brunswick

Beswick K, 2008, 'Lessons from an initial trial of a mathematics software package in a rural secondary school', in Narrowing the gap: Addressing educational disadvantage: Proceedings of the SiMERR National conference, of New England, Armidale, presented at SiMERR National conference, Armidale


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