Education and Arts

Dr Annie Mitchell wins 2012 MERGA Early Career Award

Dr Annie Mitchell from ACU’s Melbourne campus won the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia’s (MERGA) Early Career Award (ECA).

Annie received the award for her paper titled “The four-three-four model: Drawing on partitioning, equivalence, and unit forming in a quotient sub-construct fraction task."

MERGA’s Early Career Award aims to encourage new researchers in mathematics education and has rigorous selection criteria which include a written paper and an associated conference presentation.

This is the second MERGA award for Annie, who is a part of the ACU’s Mathematics Teaching and Learning Research Centre group which was awarded the 2011 MERGA  Research Award.