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Lorna Quinnell

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Research interests

Dr Lorna Quinnell is a Lecturer in the College of Education, specialising in mathematics. She is interested in literacy in mathematics, in particular pre-service teachers’ understanding of the language, symbolism, and representations used in mathematics. Her other research work has focused on the diversity of symbolism and representations in mathematics, the literacy demands of NAPLAN tests, mathematical investigations and problem solving, and critical thinking. Dr Lorna Quinnell holds degrees in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Education. She has published in mathematics education, literacy education, and other education journals. 

Research interests

Dr Lorna Quinnell completed a doctorate in mathematics education in 2016:

Quinnell, L. (2016). Literacy in mathematics in preservice education (Doctoral dissertation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane). Available at https://eprints.qut.edu.au/view/types/qut=5Fthesis/2016.html#group_Q           

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

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Research Output 2010 2018

The Power of Choice: Making use of varied representations to solve mathematical problems

Quinnell, L., 2018, In : Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 23, 3, p. 12-16 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Choose your journey: Using a combination of methods to aid mathematical problem solving

Quinnell, L., Jun 2017, In : Australian Journal of Middle Schooling. 17, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
teacher
mathematics
present
ability

Those muddling M's: Scaffolding understanding of averages in mathematics

Quinnell, L., 2017, In : Australian Mathematics Teacher. 73, 3, p. 6-12 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mathematics
conversation
curriculum

Enhancing the teaching and learning of mathematical visual images

Quinnell, L., 2014, In : Australian Mathematics Teacher. 70, 1, p. 18-25 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

literacy
mathematics
Teaching
learning

Scaffolding understanding of tables and graphs

Quinnell, L., 2014, In : Literacy Learning: The Middle Years. 22, 2, p. 15-21 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

literacy
Teaching
learning
narrative
resources