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Faculty Directory » Nermin Bayazit


Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Tuesday 3:30pm - 5:00pm and Wednesday 11:30am - 12:30pm and 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Office Information:

Room Number: 301H
Phone: 978-665-3475

Courses Taught:

Basic Mathematics II (MATH 0200)
Introduction to Secondary Teaching (MATH 2860)
Special Methods in Teaching Mathematics (MATH 4850)
Mathematics Practicum in Secondary School I/II (MATH 4860, MATH 4870)


PhD in Mathematics Education, Florida State University, 2009
MS in Mathematics Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey, 2004
BS in Mathematics Education , Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2002
BS in Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2002

Research Interests:

Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching
Advance Mathematical Thinking Particularly Proof
Teacher Education
Field Experiences

Current Projects:

Co-teaching of a statistics module in a mathematics methods course
Knowledge construction in an asynchronous online geometry course
Cognitive dissonance in student teaching

Representative Publications:

Behm-Cross, S. & Tosmur-Bayazit, N. (in press). Helping pre-service teachers connect theory and practice: Using reading, writing, and observation protocols to structure field experiences. Teacher Education Quarterly.

Tosmur-Bayazit, N. & Ubuz, B. (2013). Practicing engineers’ perspective on mathematics and mathematics education in college. Journal of STEM Education, 14(3), 34-40.

Bu, L., Jakubowski, E., Dickey, L., Bayazit, N., Curaoglu, O., Kim, H., Cakir, R. & Spector, J. (2009). Prospective Mathematics Teachers’ Initial Reactions to Model-Centered Instruction. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 4025-4029). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Tosmur-Bayazit, N., & Ubuz, B. (2006) Implementing journal writing to freshman college students. Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Related Fields (pp. 1568-1598). Hawaii, HO.

Tosmur, N & Ubuz, B. (2005). What professional engineers think about university mathematics and mathematics education? Proceedings of European Society for Engineering Education (pp.69-75). Ankara, Turkey.

Professional Affiliations:

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME)