## People / Teaching Staff

#### Professor NG Oi-lam

Assistant Professor

B.A. (UBC), B.Ed. (UBC), M.Ed. (UBC), Ph.D. (SFU)

Tel: 3943 6713

E-mail:oilamn@cuhk.edu.hk

#### Introduction

SSHRC post-doctoral fellow (University of Calgary); SSHRC doctoral fellow (Simon Fraser University); formerly served as a sessional lecturer at Simon Fraser University with extensive teaching experience in secondary school mathematics. Courses taught or currently teaching at CUHK: Research Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Changing Curriculum, Researching Action in Mathematics Teaching, Action Research in Education, Teaching Number and Number Sense, Subject Curriculum and Teaching (Mathematics).

#### Research Areas

3D printing technology and STEM education; touchscreen and dynamic geometry environments; language and mathematics; multimodality and gestures in mathematics education

#### Selected Publications

**Book Chapter**

- Ng, O., & Sinclair, N. (in press).
*Drawing in space: Doing mathematics with 3D pens.*In L. Ball, P. Drijvers, S. Ladel, H.-S. Siller, M. Tabach, C. Vale (Eds.).*Uses of Technology in Primary and Secondary Mathematics Education*. Springer. - Ng, O. (in press). Supporting the development of bilingual learners' mathematical discourse through dynamic, touchscreen technology. In T. Bartell (Ed).
*Toward equity and social justice in mathematics education*. Springer.

**Refereed Journal Articles **

- Ng, O., Davis, B., & Sinclair, N. (accepted).
*Mathematics Enthusiast.* - Ng, O., & Chan, T. (2018). Learning as Making: Using 3D computer-aided design to enhance the learning of shapes and space in STEM-integrated ways.
*British Journal of Educational Technology.* - Ng, O. (accepted). Examining technology-mediated communication using a commognitive lens: The case of touchscreen-dragging in dynamic geometry environments.
*International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.* - Ng, O. (2017). Exploring the use of 3D computer-aided design and 3D printing for STEAM learning in mathematics
*.**Digital Experience in Mathematics Education, 3(3), 257-263.*doi:10.1007/s40751-017-0036-x. - Ni, Y., Ho, G., Cai, J., Cheung, A., Chen, G., & Ng, O. (2017). Research Protocol: Teacher Interventions in Engaging Students with Dialogic Classroom Discourse for Rich Learning Opportunity in Mathematics Classrooms.
*International Journal of Educational Research, 86, 23-35.*doi: 10.1016/j.ijer.2017.08.008 - Chorney, S., Ng, O., & Pimm, D. (2016). A tale of two more metaphors: Storylines about mathematics education in Canadian national media.
*Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 16*(4), 402-418. doi: 10.1080/14926156.2016.1235746. - Ng, O. (2016). Comparing calculus communication across static and dynamic environments using a multimodal approach.
*Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education, 2*(2), 115-141. doi: 10.1007/s40751-016-0014-8. - Ng, O., & Hare, A. (2015). 'Looking back, looking forward': The past 15 years of mathematics education in CJSMTE.
*The Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, 15*(4), 387-397. doi: 10.1080/14926156.2015.1091900 - Ng, O. (2015). The interplay between language, gestures, dragging, and diagrams in bilingual learners' mathematical communications.
*Educational Studies in Mathematics, 91*(3), 307-326. doi: 10.1007/s10649-015-9652-9 - Ng, O., & Sinclair, N. (2015). Young children reasoning about symmetry in a dynamic geometry environment.
*ZDM: The International Journal of Mathematics Education, 47*(3), 421-434. doi: 10.1007/s11858-014-0660-5. - Ng, O., & Sinclair, N. (2015). 'Area without numbers': Using touchscreen dynamic geometry to reason about shape.
*The Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, 15*(1), 84-101. doi: 10.1080/14926156.2014.993048.

**Conference Presentations and Conference Proceedings **

- Ng, O. (2018). In-service mathematics teachers’ video-based noticing of technology integration.
*Proceedings of the 42nd**Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*. PME: Umea, Sweden. - Ting, F., Ng, O., & Lam, C. (2018). Active learning in an undergraduate calculus class using interactive online whiteboards.
*Proceedings of the 8th ICMI-East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education.*Taipei, Taiwan. - Wong, W., & Ng, O. (2018). Learning algebraic expressions through rich tasks with learners’ generated examples.
*Proceedings of the 8th ICMI-East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education.*Taipei, Taiwan. - Ho, C.O., Ng, O. (2017). Investigating secondary students’ concept images on division algorithm and relation between these concept images to early learning experience.
*Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol 2 (p.67).*PME: Singapore. - Ng, O., & Chan, T.H. (2017). Visualizing 3D solids with 3D printing technology.
*Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol 2 (p.30).*PME: Singapore. - Ng, O. (2017). A non-deficit view for studying bilingual learners engaging in mathematical activities with touchscreen technology.
*Annual AERA Conference 2017: Annual Meeting Paper.*AREA Online Paper Depository: AERA. - Ng, O. (2015). Saming, reification and encapsulation in dynamic calculus environment. In N., Amado, & S. Carreira (Eds.).
*Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching*(pp.473-481)*.*University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal. - Ng, O. (2015). Bilinguals' non-linguistic communication: Gestures and touchscreen dragging in calculus. In T.G. Bartell, K.N. Bieda, R.T. Putnam, K. Bradfield, & H. Dominguez, H. (Eds.)
*Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education,*pp.526-533. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University. - Ng, O., & Ferrara, F. (2015). A materialist conception of early algebraic thinking. In X. Sun, B. Kaur, J. Novotna (Eds.),
*Proceedings of International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) Study 23*(pp.550-558). Macau SAR, China. - Ng, O., & Ferrara, F. (2014). Mathematical activities in a social learning framework: How multimodality works in a community of practice. In P. Liljedahl, C. Nicol, S. Oesterle, & D. Allan (Eds.).
*Proceedings of the Joint Conference of PME 38 and PMENA 36 (Vol. 3, p*p.65-72). Vancouver, Canada: PME. - Ng, O. (2014). The interplay between language, gestures, dragging, and diagrams in bilingual learners’ mathematical communications. In P. Liljedahl, C. Nicol, S. Oesterle, & D. Allan (Eds.).
*Proceedings of the Joint Conference of PME 38 and PMENA 36 (Vol. 4*, pp.289-296)*.*Vancouver, Canada: PME. - Ng, O. (2014). 'They are getting married!' Towards a dynamic, functional understanding of symmetry in primary school. In P. Liljedahl, C. Nicol, S. Oesterle, & D. Allan (Eds.).
*Proceedings of the Joint Conference of PME 38 and PMENA 36 (Vol. 1*, pp.197-198). Vancouver, Canada: PME. - Ng, O., & Sinclair, N. (2013). Gestures and temporality: Children’s use of gestures on spatial transformation tasks. In A.M. Lindmeier, & A. Heinze. (Eds.).
*Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 3,*pp. 361-368). Kiel, Germany: PME

**Selected Invited Presentations **

- Ng, O. (2017, June).
*Using emergent technologies to enhance the learning and teaching of STEM in Hong Kong’s secondary schools.*Invited seminar presented at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. - Ng, O. (2017, February).
*From classroom teaching to classroom researching: Reflections, sharing and perspectives from a teacher-researcher.*Invited seminar presented at the Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. - Ng, O. (2016, June).
*“3D pens” and 3D printing: Research, ideas and discussion.*Invited seminar presented at the Imperial Oil Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (IOSTEM) 2016 Research Symposium, Vancouver, BC, Canada. - Ng, O. (2016, January).
*Language, gestures and touchscreen-dragging in school calculus: Bilinguals’ linguistic and non-linguistic communication*. Invited research seminar presented at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Last Updated: May 2018