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Heinze, Aiso

Aiso Heinze

Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
Mathematics Education


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December 2005 Habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) on proving in mathematics and in Mathematics Education. Title:"Beweisen in der Mathematik und im Mathematikunterricht: Zum Erlernen einer grundlegenden mathematischen Tätigkeit" (Proving in mathematics and mathematics instruction: Learning a fundamental mathematical activity)
June 2001 Ph.D in mathematics (Dr. rer. nat.), title of the thesis: Applications of Schur Rings in Algebraic Combinatorics: Graphs, Partial Difference Sets and Cyclotomic Schemes
1997 Start of my Ph.D project in graph theory/algebraic combinatorics. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ulrich Knauer
1996 Degree: 1. Staatsexamen Lehramt an Gymnasien, Thesis (Staatsexamensarbeit): Kantenmorphismen von Graphen und Hypergraphen [Edge morphisms of graphs and hypergraphs]
1991 - 1996 Studies of Mathematics and Chemistry (Lehramt an Gymnasien) at the University of Oldenburg

Professional Activity

May 2008 Head of the new Department of Mathematics Education at the Leibniz Institute for Science Education (IPN) Kiel and Professor for Mathematics Education at the University of Kiel
October 2007 Professor for Mathematics Education at the University of Regensburg
July 2007 Elected as a member of the International Committee of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) at the PME conference in Seoul (South Korea)
January 2006 Postdoctoral lecture qualification and appointment as private lecturer at the University of Munich, venia legendi for Mathematics Education
October 2005 Assistant professor (wiss. Assistent) at the Chair of Mathematics Education, University of Munich
February 2003 Dissertation award (Weser-Ems-Wissenschaftspreis 2002)
November 2002 Gerhard Wachsmann award from the University of Oldenburg for the best thesis in 2001
October 2002 Assistant professor (wiss. Assistent) at the Chair of Mathematics Education, University of Augsburg
Spring 2000 Two-month research stay at the Ben-Gurion-University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel (DAAD-Ph.D scholarship). Advisor: Prof. Dr. Mikhail Klin
March 1998 Staff member in the research group for Mathematics Education (Prof. Dr. Kristina Reiss), University of Oldenburg

Research Interests

Reasoning and proof in the mathematics classroom
Learning from mistakes
Adaptive use of addition and subtraction strategies for three-digit numbers
Development of the mathematical competence of primary school children with a migration background

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