Dr Lynda Ball is a senior lecturer in mathematics education. Her research interests include STEM education, particularly in the areas of teaching and learning school mathematics with technology, teacher professional development for teachers of mathematics, and teaching and learning of school mathematics.
Lynda has had extensive involvement in teacher professional development over many years, including multi-day programs for school systems. She was a member of the team that created the Mathematics Developmental Continuum.
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Technology-supported classrooms: New opportunities for communication and development of ma..
Factors that Influenced Year 11 Students’ Choices to Use CAS for Selected Algebra Problems
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“Power of speed” or “discovery of slowness”: Technology-assisted guided discovery to investigate the role of parameters in quadratic functions.
L Göbel, B Barzel, L Ball
Conference Proceedings | 2017
This paper reports an intervention-study where students investigated the role of parameters in quadratic functions through technol..
A proof-of-concept virtual learning environment for professional learning of teachers of mathematics: Students’ thinking about decimals
L Ball, V Steinle, S Chang
Conference Proceedings | 2015
This study details the trial of a proof-of-concept virtual learning environment (POCVLE) for professional learning of teachers of ..
Attitude and CAS use in senior secondary mathematics: A case study of seven Year 11 students
S Cameron, L Ball
Journal article | 2014 | International Journal of Technology in Mathematics Education
This paper investigates the possible influence of attitude on seven Year 11 students' use of a Computer Algebra System (CAS) durin..
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Master of Education
Victoria University of Technology
Bachelor of Science Education
Melbourne College of Advanced Education