Dr John Hannah
Mathematics and Statistics
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 7685
Fields of Research

History of mathematics

Mathematics education

Linear algebra

Abstract algebra
Researcher Summary
Research interests include abstract and linear algebra, mathematics education and the history of mathematics.
Subject Area: Disciplines
Research/Scholarly/Creative Works
Journal Articles

Bajri S., Hannah J. and Montelle C. (2015) Revisiting AlSamaw'al's table of binomial coefficients: Greek inspiration, diagrammatic reasoning and mathematical induction. Archive for History of Exact Sciences 69(6): 537576. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s004070150156x.

Hannah J., James A. and Williams P. (2014) Does computeraided formative assessment improve learning outcomes? International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology 45(2): 269281. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2013.822583.

Hannah J., Stewart S. and Thomas MOJ. (2013) Emphasising language and visualization in teaching linear algebra. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 44(4): 475489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2012.756545.

Hannah J., Stewart S. and Thomas M. (2011) Analysing lecturer practice: The role of orientations and goals. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 42(7): 975984. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2011.610008.

James A., Montelle C., Nokes J. and Hannah J. (2011) Meeting the needs of our best and brightest: Curriculum acceleration in tertiary mathematics. International Journal Of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 42(3): 299312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2010.543158.

Plank MJ., James A. and Hannah J. (2011) Group by subject or by ability? Tertiary mathematics for engineering students. International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology 42(7): 857865. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2011.609284.

Stewart S., Thomas MOJ. and Hannah J. (2005) Toward student instrumentation of computerbased algebra systems in university courses. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 36(7): 741749.

Hannah J. (2000) Visual confusion in permutation representations. CBMS Issues in Math. CBMS Issues in Math Education 8: 188209.

Hannah J. (1999) Problem solving: discovering ancient mathematics. Canterbury Mathematical Association Newsletter (December): 39.

Hannah J. (1997) A context for introducing vector spaces. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 28: 893902.
Conference Contributions  Published

Hannah J., Stewart S. and Thomas MOJ. (2015) Linear algebra in the three worlds of mathematical thinking: The effect of permuting worlds on students' performance. Pittsburgh, PA, USA: 18th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (CRUME2015), 1921 Feb 2015. In CRUME2015 Proceedings: 6pp.

Hannah J., Stewart S. and Thomas MOJ. (2013) Conflicting goals and decision making: the deliberations of a new lecturer. Kiel, Germany: 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 37), 28 Jul2 Aug 2013. In Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 2: 425432. http://www.lulu.com/content/paperbackbuch/pme37proceedingsvolume2/13962816.

Hannah J. (2009) The language of linear algebra. Gordons Bay, South Africa: Southern Right Delta Conference (ΣΡΔ'09) on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, 29 Nov4 Dec 2009. In Proceedings of Gordon's Bay Delta '09: 97105.
Conference Contributions  Other

Hannah J., Stewart S. and Thomas MOJ. (2012) Student reactions to an approach to linear algebra emphasising embodiment and language. Seoul, Korea: 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME12), 815 Jul 2012

Hannah J. (2010) Reflecting on teaching linear algebra. Dunedin, New Zealand: 2010 New Zealand Mathematical Society Colloquium, 79 Dec 2010

Hannah J., James AF., Montelle C. and Nokes J. (2009) Meeting the needs of gifted students: acceleration in tertiary mathematics. Gordons Bay, South Africa: Southern Right Delta Conference (ΣΡΔ'09) on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, 30 Nov4 Dec 2009

Hannah J. (2008) Rules of engagement: conventions for medieval recreational problems. Christchurch, New Zealand: Joint meeting of NZ and Australian Mathematical Societies, 812 Dec 2008

Hannah J. (2007) Limits of Solvability: Unsolvable problems in Fibonacci's Liber Abbaci. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: 1st Joint International Meeting between the American Mathematical Society and the New Zealand Mathematical Society (AMSNZMS 2007), 1215 Dec 2007

Hannah J. (2006) Fibonacci as a model mathematics teacher. Hamilton, New Zealand: 2006 New Zealand Mathematics Colloquium (NZMC2006), 46 Dec 2006

Hannah J. (2004) Formulas in Fibonacci's Liber Abaci. Dunedin, New Zealand: New Zealand Mathematical Society Colloquium, 6 Dec 2004

Hannah J. (2003) Maple labs: calculus from all angles. Queenstown, New Zealand: 4th Southern Hemisphere Symposium on Undergraduate Maths and Stats Teaching and Learning, 23 Nov 2003

Hannah J. (2002) MAPLE labs for advanced calculus and differential equations. Auckland, New Zealand: New Zealand Mathematical Society Colloquium, 1 Dec 2002
Other

Hannah J. (2012) Keith Devlin, The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution. New York: Walker & Co., 2011. Notices of the American Mathematical Society 59(5): 661664. http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/noti844. [Book Review].

Hannah J. (2010) Review of 'Mathematics in India by Kim Plofker. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2009. Aestimatio: Critical Reviews in the History of Science 7: 4452. [Book review].

Hannah J. (2001) Using Connected Curriculum Project Modules in a Differential Equations Course. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications