Wolff-Michael Roth
  Lansdowne Professor, Applied Cognitive Science, University of Victoria
 

 

 

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2 book series: .SENSE: science & math
.SENSE: culture & history

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Wolff-Michael Roth
MacLaurin Building A567
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC
V8P 5C2
mroth@uvic.ca

 

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grad students & postdocs supervised update: FEB-06-16


The following have completed graduate degrees or worked with me as postdoctoral fellows (under my supervision).

Postdoctoral Fellows Visting and CoAuthoring

  1. Mai Sidawi, Jordan (September 1, 2015–)
  2. Chris Campbell, Canada (July 1, 2015–)
  3. Alfredo Jornet, Norway (June 1, 2015–May 31, 2017)
  4. Nicolas Perrin, Switzerland (April 1, 2014–June 30, 2014
  5. Liliana Suarez Tellez, Mexico (March 1, 2011 – February 29, 2012)
  6. Shannon Low, Canada (December 1, 2010 – November 30, 2011)
  7. Alfredo Bautista, Spain (October 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010)
  8. Pei-Ling Hsu, Taiwan (September 1, 2008 – July 31, 2010)
  9. Huai-Rhin Kim, Korea/Canada (September 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009)
  10. Albert Zeyer, Switzerland (August – December, 2008)
  11. Maria Inês Mafra Goulart, Brazil (January 01, 2008 – July 31, 2008)
  12. Sung Won Hwang, Korea (February 1, 2007 – March 1, 2008)
  13. Michiel van Eijck, The Netherlands (March 2, 2006 – December 2007)
  14. Ines Langemeyer, Germany (October 1, 2005 – June 30, 2006)
  15. Mijung Kim, Korea (January 7, 2006 – August 31, 2006)
  16. Sung Won Hwang, Korea (January 03, 2003 – December 31, 2005)
  17. Jin Yoon, Korea (September 01, 2004 – August 31, 2005)
  18. Damien Givry, France (February 01, 2004 – August 31, 2004)
  19. Michael G. H. Hoffmann, Germany (February 01, 2004 – August 31, 2004)
  20. JaeYoung Han, Korea (September 01, 2003 – August 31, 2004)
  21. Lyubov Laroche, Canada (July 01, 2002 – October 15, 2003)
  22. Elmar Plate, Canada (July 01, 2000 – June 2001)
  23. Domenico Masciotra, Canada (March 01, 1998 – March 31, 1998)
  24. Manuela Welzel, Germany (March 01 – May 31, 1997
  25. Michael Komoreck, Germany (September 01 – December 31, 1995)

 

Doctoral Students Supervised

  1. Hong-Nguyen (Gwen) Nguyen (in progress). Topic: haiku (UVic: PhD)
  2. Eeva-Liisa Nieminen (2016). Ninth-grade students generating interest in physics and chemistry: An interpretive study of students' discourse in a science class in Finland. (Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki: PhD). (co-supervisor with Jari Lavonen and Kalle Juuti)
  3. Erika Germanos (2016). Contradições como força de mudança: o processo de formação continuada de professores do ensino médio enquanto potencializador da práxis transformadora à luz da teoria histórico-cultural (Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Brazil: PhD) (co-supervisor with A. M. Longarezi)
  4. Alfredo Jornet (2015). The bodily and contextual foundation of conceptual coherence and continuity: Case studies from the teaching and learning of science inquiry. (InterMEDIA, University of Oslo, Norway: PhD) (co-supervisor with I. Krange)
  5. Michele Salles el Kadri (2014). English language teachers' changing identities in a teaching practicum: Pibid and {coteaching|cogenerative dialogue} as opportunities for professional learning. (Universidade de Londrina, Brazil: PhD) (co-supervisor with T. N. Gimenez)
  6. Golam Reza Emad (2010). Rethinking adult and vocational education: Hauling in from the maritime domain. (UVic: PhD)
  7. Jean-François Maheux (2010). How do we know? An epistemological journey in the day-to-day, moment-to-moment of researching, teaching and learning in mathematics education. (UVic: PhD) (co-supervisor with J. Thom)
  8. Eduardo S. Soares (2009). Reprodução e Produção das condições sociais em aulas de Matemática: uma perspectiva trilhada na sala de aula [Reproduction and production of the social conditions in classrooms of mathematics: A perspective developed in the classroom] (Universidade federal de Minas Gerais: PhD)
  9. Pei-Ling Hsu (2008). Understanding high school students' science internship: at the intersection of secondary school science and university science. (UVic: PhD)
  10. Ian Stith (2008). Cogenerative dialogue praxis in a lighthouse school: Contradictions, ethical concerns, expansive learning, and "kids being kids." (UVic: PhD)
  11. Giuliano dos Reis (2007). On and off school ground: A discursive approach to science and environmental education. (UVic: PhD)
  12. Lilian Pozzer-Ardenghi (2007). "Look what I am saying": Multimodal science teaching. (UVic: PhD)
  13. Maria Inês Mafra Goulart (2005). A exploração do mundo físico pela criança: participação e aprendizagem. Faculdade de Educação Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (co-supervisor)
  14. Yew Jin Lee (2005). Working out work: Learning, identity and history. (UVic: PhD)
  15. Stuart Lee (2001). Science in the community: an ethnographic account of social material transformation. (UVic: PhD)
  16. G. Michael Bowen (1999). Legitimate peripheral participation during enculturation into ecology. (UVic: PhD)

 

Visting and CoAuthoring Doctoral Students

  1. Luciana Audi, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil (March 1, 2017–December 31, 2017)
  2. Romeo Fola, University of Ottawa, Canada
  3. Kassandra Soo, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (September 1, 2014–2015)
  4. David Weber, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia (July 1, 2012–May 31, 2015) (Committee Member, Thesis: Investigating assessors' scoring and reasoning of safety-critical performance and collaboration)
  5. Laurie Earl, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia (July 31, 2013–
  6. Simon Zander, University Duisburg, Germany (August 10, 2012–November 14, 2012)
  7. Fran Guenette, University of Victoria (2007)
  8. Mineko Wada, University of British Columbia (2010–2013) (Committee Member, Thesis: Conceptions of balance in everyday life from the perspectives of employed heterosexual parents)
  9. Shelby Temple, University of Victoria (2000–2005)
  10. Peilan Chen, Taiwan (August 1, 2006–June 30, 2007)
  11. Rowhea Elmesky, University of Pennsylvania (2001–2002)
  12. Steffen Elmose, Århus University, Denmark (April 01, 2002–July 06, 2002)
  13. Cristobal Carambo, University fo Pennsylvania (2002–2004)
  14. Hitomi Harama, University of Victoria (September 1998–March 30, 1999)
  15. Michelle K. McGinn, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada (September 1995–March 31, 1998)
  16. Denise Stockley, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada (September 1996–June 30, 1997)
  17. Jens Wilbers, University of Kiel, Germany (September 8, 1995–December 15, 1995)
  18. Diana Rice, Indiana University, IN (September 1998–June 1999)
  19. Anita Roychoudhury, Indiana University, IN (September 1998–June 1999)

 

Masters Students Co/Supervised

  1. Zhang, Mengying. (2017). Relationships between pretend play and cognitive development in early childhood education. (UVic: MEd)
  2. Yang, Chunling. (2017). Problems Chinese international students meet during academic adaptation in English-speaking higher institutions. (UVic: MEd)
  3. Xu, Jian. (2017). Students' engagement and parents' involvement in extracurricular activities. (UVic: MEd)
  4. Xie, Xiaoxiao. (2016). Teaching ESL speaking to elderly Chinese immigrant learners in Canada. (UVic: MEd)
  5. Hong, Mina.(2016). Heritage language learning in three immigrant populations. (UVic: MEd)
  6. Zhu, Bingxin. (2016). Teaching Chinese as a heritage language in an English-dominant society. (UVic: MEd)
  7. Mo, Zijun. (2016). Success in teaching English as a foreign language. (UVic: MEd)
  8. Liu, Xuan. (2016). A review of child sexual abuse in China and a CSA prevention program for Chinese pre-school-aged children. (UVic: MEd)
  9. Jayme, Bruno. (2008). The making of science fieldtrips: A cultural-historical approach to explore student-student and teacher-student interactions during out-of-classroom science. (UVic: MA, Interdisciplinary)
  10. Ardenghi, Diego. (2006). Ethics in dental practice. (UVic: MA).
  11. Boyer, Leanna. (2006). Community participation in habitat mapping: Learning through the emergence of an eelgrass stewardship network. (UVic: MA, Interdisciplinary)
  12. Pozzer-Ardenghi, Lilian. (2003). Photographs in science teaching and learning. (UVic: MA)
  13. Lawless, Daniel. (2000). Teaching out of field. (UVic: MEd)
  14. Sawatzky, Brent. (1999). Student learning in an applied approach to mathematics. (UVic: MEd)
  15. McGinn, Michelle. (1995). Teachers' mathematical practices inside and outside their classrooms. (SFU: MA)
  16. Teather, Terry. (1995). Hyperfractions: A collaborative project in fraction knowledge construction. (SFU: MEd)
  17. LaCroix, Lionell. (1994). Students' conceptions in mathematics. (UBC: MA)
  18. Jorgensen, Gitte. (1993). Case study and assessment of an implementation of the Copernican timetable at New Westminster Secondary School. (SFU: MEd)

 

Masters Students CoAuthoring Research Publications

  1. Chris Dalland, University fo Pennsylvania (2002–2004)
  2. Jennifer Beers, University fo Pennsylvania (2001–2003)
  3. Andrea Zimmermann, University fo Pennsylvania (2000–2002)
  4. Trudy Pauluth Penner, University of Victoria (2001–2002)
  5. Gail Bradshaw, University of Victoria (2001–2002)
  6. Donna Tait, University of Victoria (2001–2002)
  7. Brenda Storr, University of Victoria (2001–2002)
  8. Robin McMillan, University of Victoria (2001–2002)
  9. Janet Riecken, University of Victoria (2001–2002)
  10. Daniel Lawless, University of Victoria (1999–2001)
  11. Clint Surry, University of Victoria (September 7, 1999–June 30, 2001)
  12. Ruggero Racca, University of Victoria (September 3, 1998–June 30, 2002)
  13. Jackie Dale, Simon Fraser University (1996–1997)
  14. Carolyn Woszczyna, Simon Fraser University (1995–1996)
  15. Gilian Smith, Simon Fraser University (1995–1996)

 

Undergraduate Honors Students

  1. Kassandra Soo, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (April 1, 2013–June 30, 2013)
  2. Dan Peebles, University of Victoria (September 2002–June 2004)
  3. Nadely Boyd, University of Victoria (January 7, 1998–June 15, 1998)

 

High School Students CoAuthoring Publications

  1. Yameer McKnight, Philadelphia, PA (April 2002)
  2. Natasia Bryant, Philadelphia, PA (April 2002)
  3. Todd Alexander, Appleby College, Oakville, Ontario (October 1, 1991–June 30, 1993)

 

Teachers, Research Assistants, others CoAuthoring Publications

  1. Ian Munro, Training and Standards Manager, Mt. Cook
  2. Vicky Mergard, junior high school teacher
  3. Chuck Davis, Philadelphia, PA
  4. Sylvie Boutonné, research assistant
  5. G. Michael Bowen, Junior School Teacher (1993)
  6. Guennadi Verechaka, high school science (1993)
  7. John Nicholson, junior high science (1992)
  8. Tom MacFarlane, high school chemistry (1992)

update: 09-AUG-17

 

new work (2012-15)

- "symmetrical ZPD"
- "Becoming and belonging"
- "Limits to generalizing"
- Limits to general expertise
- Experiencing (pereživanie) as developmental category
- On variability in data
- The Emerging Presence
- Vygotsky, Bakhtin, Vološinov
- Theory-practice at work
- Fuzzy Logic
- Theory of Experience
- Online media learning
- Birth of intentions
- Event-in-the-making*
- Post-constructivist ethics
- Pregnance of bodily movement
- Health—personalized science
- Sociocultural perspectives
- Lectures then and now
- Situated cognition
- "I am a Pibidiana"
- Translation—the possible impossible
- Societal mediation of mathematical cognition
- Origin of signs
- Development of concepts
- ZPD symmetrically

making trouble

- "Meaning means nothing"
- What more?
- More reflexivity
- «Mosh»
- Science hegemony
- On editing . . .
- Ethics as social practice
- Political ethics, unethical politics
- Vagaries and politics of funding 1
- Vagaries and politics of funding 2
- Editorial power/authorial suffering

preprints

- Radical passivity
- On responsibility . . .
- Identity & Community
- Mêlée & literacy
- ZPD
- Dynamic of life
- Solidarity
- Education and diversity of life
- Living/Lived Math
- Representing mathematical performance
- Indeterminate evolutionary change of language
- Psychology from 1st principles

Science studies
- Struggle over water 2
- Struggle over water 1
- Science and the good citizen
Scientific literacy
- Allgemeinbildung: Readiness for living in risk society
- Citizenship and science education
Gesture studies
- Gestures: The leading edge of literacy...
Workplace math
- The meaning of meaning...
- The emergence of graphing...