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Secondary School Mathematics And Science Matters: Academic Performance For Secondary Students Transitioning Into University Allied Health Science Courses, Gregory S. C. Hine May 2017

Secondary School Mathematics And Science Matters: Academic Performance For Secondary Students Transitioning Into University Allied Health Science Courses, Gregory S. C. Hine

Gregory S.C. Hine

The literature strongly indicates that secondary school performance is highly predictive of university performance. Moreover, scholars have identified that successful performance in university mathematics and science courses depends on the level of mathematics studied in secondary school. This paper investigated the extent to which particular mathematics and science courses (e.g. Stage 2; intermediate and Stage 3; advanced) completed at secondary school affected the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 521 first-year Health Science, Physiotherapy and Nursing students within an Australian university. Based upon a statistical analysis of student performance (secondary Australian Tertiary Admissions Ranking (ATAR) score & first-year university GPA), the ...


Why Mathematics Education Is Important For Australia's Future, Gregory S. C. Hine Dec 2016

Why Mathematics Education Is Important For Australia's Future, Gregory S. C. Hine

Gregory S.C. Hine

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Teaching Secondary Mathematics, Gregory S. C. Hine Jul 2016

Teaching Secondary Mathematics, Gregory S. C. Hine

Gregory S.C. Hine

Technology plays a crucial role in contemporary mathematics education. Teaching Secondary Mathematics covers major contemporary issues in mathematics education, as well as how to teach key mathematics concepts from the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics. It integrates digital resources via Cambridge HOTmaths (www.hotmaths.com.au), a popular, award-winning online tool with engaging multimedia that helps students and teachers learn and teach mathematical concepts. This book comes with a free twelve-month subscription to Cambridge HOTmaths. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field, and features learning outcomes, definitions of key terms and classroom activities - including HOTmaths activities and reflective questions ...


Are American Schools Facing A Shortage Of Qualified Administrators?, Gregory S. C. Hine May 2005

Are American Schools Facing A Shortage Of Qualified Administrators?, Gregory S. C. Hine

Gregory S.C. Hine

Anecdotal evidence abounds regarding the shortage of principals to lead schools. Sustained attention to the research on recruitment and retention of principals reveals a fascinating development: Ample numbers of teachers have completed administrative licensure requirements and hold the credentials necessary to assume a principalship; however, few wish to apply for the position.