Researcher biography

Dr Jill Fielding-Wells is a Research Fellow at The University of Queensland and formerly a lecturer in Mathematics Education within the Faculty of Education at the University of Tasmania. Previously a classroom teacher, she completed her PhD in Argument-Based Inquiry in Mathematics prior to transitioning to the higher education sector. Jill currently teaches mathematics content and pedagogy at the primary level in initial teacher education courses. Her research interests include argumentation practices, student's use of evidence and reasoning, student communication and representation, and inquiry based learning. She is also keenly interested in student engagement in mathematics.