Karen Heinz

    • 117 Citations
    • 3 h-Index
    20002014

    Research output per year

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    Personal profile

    Research interests

    Research Expertise:
    Mathematics Education | Teacher Development

    My scholarly work is in two major domains: directing grant-funded projects that provide professional development to mathematics teachers and researching teacher development.

    The purpose of my grant-funded projects has been to provide professional development to teachers in grades K to 12 to help them develop their understandings of mathematics content, mathematics learning, mathematics teaching, and mathematics state standards. My research focuses on teachers’ mathematical conceptions and how those conceptions develop.

    Honors and Awards: 
    Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award, Association of Teacher Educators (2000)

    Member of: 
    Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey (www.amtnj.org)
    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (www.nctm.org)

    Education/Academic qualification

    Mathematics, Master

    Bachelor of Science, Bachelor

    Doctor of Philosophy, doctorate

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    Research Output

    • 117 Citations
    • 3 h-Index
    • 2 Article
    • 1 Review article

    Explicating a mechanism for conceptual learning: Elaborating the construct of reflective abstraction

    Simon, M. A., Tzur, R., Heinz, K. & Kinzel, M., Nov 2004, In : Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. 35, 5, p. 305-329 25 p.

    Rowan University

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 82 Scopus citations

    Characterizing a perspective underlying the practice of mathematics teachers in transition

    Simon, M. A., Tzur, R., Heinz, K., Kinzel, M. & Smith, M. S., Nov 2000, In : Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. 31, 5, p. 579-601 23 p.

    Rowan University

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 27 Scopus citations

    Moving students through steps of mathematical knowing: An account of the practice of an elementary mathematics teacher in transition

    Heinz, K., Kinzel, M., Simon, M. A. & Tzur, R., Mar 1 2000, In : Journal of Mathematical Behavior. 19, 1, p. 83-107 25 p.

    Rowan University

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Scopus citations

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