Mr Donald Shearman

Mr Donald Shearman

Spr/2h Casual Academic - Sac,
Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math

Learning Advisor, Mesh,
Learning Transformations

Spr/2h Casual Academic - Unit 300743,
Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math

Biography

Qualifications

  • MSc University of Sydney
  • BSc(Hons) University of Sydney

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Mathematics Society (2015)
  • Statistical Society of Australia (2018)

Awards

  • Learning and Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 2017-12-06

Interests

  • Mathematics Education
  • Data mining and Knowledge Discovery

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math
  • Learning Transformations
  • Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math

Contact

Email: D.Shearman@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9848
Mobile:
Location: EQ.1.24
Parramatta
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary, 2018
  • 300958 Social Web Analytics, 2017

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Rylands, L. and Shearman, D. (2015), 'Supporting engagement or engaging support?', International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, vol 23 , pp 64 - 73.

Conference Papers

  • Intepe, G. and Shearman, D. (2018), 'An analysis to investigate students' deficiency in tertiary mathematics and statistics', Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Adelaide, S.A..
  • Nicholas, J., Rylands, L., Coady, C., Armstrong, L., Dhindsa, H., McGlynn, S., Nicholls, J., Pettigrew, J. and Shearman, D. (2015), 'A tale of two very different mathematics support centres at two very different universities', Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications. Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Pettigrew, J. and Shearman, D. (2014), 'Developing interactive mathematical visualisations', Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. Conference, Dunedin, N.Z..
  • Dhindsa, H., Armstrong, L., Coady, C., Nicholls, J., Pettigrew, J. and Shearman, D. (2014), 'Tertiary students' engagement in a mathematics support program', Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Shearman, D., Rylands, L. and Coady, C. (2013), 'Improving student engagement in mathematics using simple but effective methods', Joint International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and the Asia Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA), University of Sydney.
  • Shearman, D. and Petocz, P. (2013), 'When "strongly disagree" doesn't mean strongly disagree', Joint International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and the Asia Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA), University of Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Pettigrew, J. and Shearman, D. (2013), 'Piloting an online mathematics and statistics tutoring service', ascilite Conference, Macquarie University.
  • Shearman, D., Pettigrew, J., Coady, C., Armstrong, L. and Dhindsa, H. (2013), 'I don't get it : just-in-time support for confused students', Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Canberra, A.C.T..

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