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Colin Foster

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  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Nottingham School of Education
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Research interests

My research interests in mathematics education focus on the learning and teaching of mathematical problem solving and the design of rich tasks and their use in the mathematics classroom.

About

I am an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Research in Mathematics Education in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham. My research interests in mathematics education focus on the learning and teaching of mathematical problem solving and the design of rich tasks and their use in the mathematics classroom. Before coming to the University of Nottingham, I taught mathematics in secondary schools for 12 years.

Co-authors (15)

Publications (92)

Teaching tip: How to manipulate test scores

  • Foster C
College Mathematics Journal (2012)
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A comment on Schnell and Mendoza

  • Foster C
The Mathematical Gazette (2011)
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Correspondence

  • Foster C
The Mathematical Gazette (2010)
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92.16 Avoiding Pythagoras

  • Foster C
The Mathematical Gazette (2008)
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Stereocontrol in Organic Synthesis Using Silicon-Containing Compounds. Studies Directed Towards the Synthesis of Ebelactone A

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ChemInform (2004)
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

School of Education, University of Nottingham

July 2014 - Present

Senior Research Fellow

School of Education, University of Nottingham

September 2012 - July 2014(2 years)

Education history

MA, PhD, PGCE

University of Cambridge

September 1992 - July 2000(8 years)