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Maurice OReilly

Dr

Contact Details

Associate Professor In Mathematics Education

C107
St Patrick's Campus, DCU
Drumcondra
Dublin 9

T: 8842135
E: maurice.oreilly@dcu.ie
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Biography

Maurice OReilly is a member of CASTeL.

Research Interests

History of mathematics, Original sources, Cooperative learning
Mathematics Education in Ireland
Mathematical Identity, Narrative, Communities of Practice, Teacher Identity
Dynamic Geometry

Current Postgraduate Students

  Student Degree Type Supervision Type
Howard , Fionnan PhD Supervisor

Internal Collaborators

  Name Institute Country
Therese Dooley Institute of Education, DCU IRELAND

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country
Elizabeth Oldham TCD IRELAND
Gerry Shiel Educational Research Centre IRELAND
Patricia Eaton Stranmillis University College, Belfast UNITED KINGDOM
Christine Horn IADT, Dun Laoghaire IRELAND
Miriam Liston HEA (formerly UL) IRELAND

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Mathematics Education in Ireland'
OReilly, M., Dooley, T., Oldham, E. & Shiel, G. (2017) 'Mathematics Education in Ireland' In: G. Kaiser (eds). Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'Mathematics Education at Croke Park: CERME 10'
OReilly, M. (2017) 'Mathematics Education at Croke Park: CERME 10' Irish Mathematics Teachers’ Association Newsletter, (115) :41-48. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2017 Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10)
OReilly, M (2017) Statistical overview of CERME10 . In: T. Dooley & G. Gueudet eds. Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10) Dublin: DCU Institute of Education & ERME, , 01-FEB-17 - 05-FEB-17 , pp.6-7 [Details]
2017 Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10)
OReilly, M. (2017) Multiple perspectives on working with original mathematical sources from the Edward Worth Library, Dublin . In: T. Dooley & G. Gueudet eds. Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10) Dublin: DCU Institute of Education & ERME, , 01-FEB-17 - 05-FEB-17 , pp.1772-1779 [Details]
2015 Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME 9)
OReilly, M. (2015) “It is necessary to understand where we have come from so that we can further the journey”: History of Mathematics in the formation of teacher identity . In: Krainer, K. & Vondrová, N eds. Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME 9) Prague, , 04-FEB-15 - 08-FEB-15 , pp.1881-1882 [Details]
2015 ATEE 39th Annual Conference
Eaton, P., Horn, C., Liston, M., Oldham, E. & OReilly, M. (2015) From learner to teacher: using reflection to develop mathematical teacher identity . In: Leite, L eds. ATEE 39th Annual Conference Braga, Portugal, , 25-AUG-14 - 27-AUG-14 , pp.367-376 [Details]
2013 ATEE 38th Annual Conference
Eaton, P., Horn, C., Liston, M., Oldham, E. & OReilly, M. (2013) Developing an Instrument to explore Mathematical Identity: A Study of Students from several Third Level Institutions in Ireland . In: Arntzen, E eds. ATEE 38th Annual Conference Halden, Norway, , pp.280-296 [Details]
2011 Fourth Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI4)
Eaton, P., Oldham, E. and OReilly, M. (2011) Looking back to look forward: The mathematical identity of prospective mathematics teachers . In: Dooley, T., Corcoran, D. and Ryan, M eds. Fourth Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI4) Dublin, , 22-SEP-11 - 23-SEP-11 , pp.155-167 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2017 3rd Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference Mathematical Transgressions (ISCMT),
OReilly, M. (2017) From Mathematics to Mathematics Education: It’s another world!. [Oral Presentation], 3rd Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference Mathematical Transgressions (ISCMT), Krakow , 18-JUN-17 - 23-JUN-17 [Details]
2017 4th Irish conference on the History of Mathematics (IHoM4),
OReilly, M. (2017) https://rhime.blog/ihom4/. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 4th Irish conference on the History of Mathematics (IHoM4), Edward Worth Library, Dublin , 09-JUN-17 - 09-JUN-17 [Details]
2017 10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10),
Dooley, T. & OReilly, M. (2017) Local Chair/Co-chair. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10), Croke Park, Dublin , 01-FEB-17 - 05-FEB-17 [Details]
2016 ICME-13,
OReilly, M., Dooley, T., Oldham, E. & Shiel, G. (2016) Irish National Presentation. [Oral Presentation], ICME-13, Hamburg , 24-JUL-16 - 31-JUL-16 [Details]
2015 40th Annual Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE),
Eaton, P., Horn, C., Liston, M., Oldham, E. & OReilly, M. (2015) Interconnected Contexts for (student) Teacher Education: An insight from a Study of Mathematical Identity. [Oral Presentation], 40th Annual Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE), Glasgow , 24-AUG-15 - 26-AUG-15 [Details]
2015 3rd Irish conference on the History of Mathematics (IHoM3),
OReilly, M. (2015) The work of the National Committee for Commemorative Plaques in Science and Technology - work in progress on mathematics. [Oral Presentation], 3rd Irish conference on the History of Mathematics (IHoM3), Jordanstown, Belfast , 11-MAY-15 - 11-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 Irish Mathematics Teachers' Association (IMTA, Dublin Branch),
OReilly, M. (2015) Getting to know our Irish mathematical heritage - a perspective from the work of the National Committee for Commemorative Plaques in Science and Technology (NCCPST). [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Mathematics Teachers' Association (IMTA, Dublin Branch), Drumcondra, Dublin , 07-MAY-15 - 07-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 Joint BSRLM/MEI meeting,
Eaton, P., Horn, C., Liston, M., Oldham, E. & OReilly, M. (2015) Using Narrative to Access Mathematical Identity: An overview informed by an empirical study in five third level institutions in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Joint BSRLM/MEI meeting, Drumcondra, Dublin , 27-FEB-15 - 28-FEB-15 [Details]

Exhibition

  Year Publication
2016 Mathematics at the Edward Worth Library.
OReilly, M., Boran, E. & Howard, F. (2016) Mathematics at the Edward Worth Library. Dublin: Exhibition [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Mathematical Society Member /
Irish Mathematics Teachers' Association (IMTA) Member /
Irish Applied Mathematics Teachers' Association (IAMTA) Member /
European Mathematical Society Member /
British Society for the History of Mathematics Member /
European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (ERME) Member /
Irish Mathematical Society President 01-JAN-05 / 31-DEC-06
Mathematical Association of Tanzania/CHAHITA Chief Editor 01-JAN-93 / 31-JUL-94

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) Representative for Ireland 2008 / Ongoing
PISA Advisory Committee Member 2012 / Ongoing
TIMSS National Advisory Committee Member 2017 / Ongoing
Institute for Numerical Computation & Analysis (INCA) Director / Ongoing
National Committee for Commemorative Plaques in Science & Technology (NCCPST) Member / Ongoing
Central Negotiating Committee (for DCU Incorporation) Academic Staff Representative (IFUT) 2013 / 2016

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
St Patrick's College Drumcondra Head of Mathematics 01-SEP-07 / 30-SEP-16
St Patrick's College Drumcondra Lecturer/Senior Lecturer 01-SEP-98 / 15-JAN-18
HEDCO/University of Dar es Salaam Lecturer/Project Manager 01-AUG-91 / 31-JUL-94
Dundalk Regional Technical College/Institute of Technology Lecturer/Senior Lecturer 01-SEP-81 / 31-AUG-98

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1984 University of Dublin (TCD) PhD Mathematics (Numerical Analysis)
1978 University of Dublin (TCD) BA (Mod) Mathematical Sciences

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
ENGLISH Fluent Fluent Fluent
FRENCH Fluent Functional Fluent
IRISH Functional Functional Functional
SPANISH Functional Basic Basic
Swahili Basic None Basic
DUTCH Basic None Basic
Russian Basic None Basic
Italian Basic None None

Enterprise Engagement

  Area Client Description
Business in the Community
Supporting the Time to Count initiative (delivered by volunteers from various companies)
Queen's University Belfast
External Examiner with responsibility for: BEd Primary Mathematics & BEd Secondary Mathematics at Strammillis University College and St Mary's University College, Belfast

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2/2018 Local Studies & Mathematics ED3013Mathematics Education - Number
2/2018 History of Mathematics MS326History of Mathematics
2/2018 The Practice of Teaching Mathematics SG814The Practice of Teaching Mathematics
2018 Teacher as Reflective Practitioner ED2015Teacher as Reflective Practitioner
1/2018 Math Ed, Assessment, Digital Learning ED4012Mathematics Education - Shape & Space
1/2018 Subject Leadership in Mathematics MS422Subject Leadership in Mathematics
2/2017 Geometry II MS334Non-Euclidean geometry
2017 Research Project ED4015Action research
1/2017 Geometry I MS234Euclidean geometry