Dr Andreas Ulovec
Dr. Andreas Ulovec is a mathematics educator working as a lecturer and co-ordinator of international activities in mathematics education at the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna Austria. After finishing a technical secondary education in precision engineering, he completed his training as a mathematics and science teacher for secondary schools in 1994 with a Masters’ Degree in education. After that he was in the doctoral program and obtained his PhD in mathematics education in 1999 with his thesis "The development of number concepts in children". He also obtained a Masters’ Degree in Mathematics (graph theory) in 2001.
Dr. Ulovec started working at the University of Vienna as a student tutor in 1993 and worked in several teaching functions since 1996. Since 2002 he has a permanent position as lecturer, teaching education, didactics, mathematics, and computer science to students in teacher education. During his social year in 1999 he worked at the refugee care centre in Traiskirchen.
In 2001, Dr. Ulovec started working as co-ordinator, partner and project leader in several (by now 10) international co-operation projects, with grants from the European Union, the City of Vienna, and the Ministry of Education. The projects cover a variety of fields, mostly connected with motivation, teaching methods, real-life contexts, and teaching in foreign languages.
Dr. Ulovec is author and co-author of several books (textbooks for secondary schools, books on teaching materials and on teaching methods) and of several articles in the field of mathematics education. He has given talks at conferences and workshops in Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and a few TV and newspaper interviews in GB, Italy, Austria and Bulgaria.
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