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Faculty Directory » Nermin Bayazit


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Tuesday (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

Zoom Link:

Zoom ID: 951 1466 2511

Friday (3:30pm - 4:30pm)

Zoom Link:

Zoom ID: 987 4845 5286

Office Information:

Room Number: Edgerly Hall 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 4860/4870)


Ph.D., Florida State University (Mathematics Education), 2009
M.S., Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey (Mathematics Education), 2004
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (Mathematics Education), 2002
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (Mathematics), 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:

Journal Articles

Behm-Cross, S. & Tosmur-Bayazit, N. (2014). "Helping pre-service teachers connect theory and practice: Using reading, writing, and observation protocols to structure field experiences." Teacher Education Quarterly, 41(2), pp. 51-71.

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


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

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

Professional Affiliations:

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