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Dr Andy Yeh
Faculty of Education,
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Discipline *
Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

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Mathematics Education, STEM Education, ICTs in Education, Knowledge Representation, Microworlds, Online Learning Environment, Semiotics, Spatial Ability, Virtual Reality in Education, Web 2.0 in Education

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Andy Yeh is a Lecturer in Mathematics and ICT Education within the Faculty of Education at the Queensland University of Technology. He taught in schools for 8 years and became a teacher educator since 2007. He currently teaches under-graduate pre-service teachers and supervises higher degree research students. His research interests are centred on the utilisation, design and evaluation of ICT tools for education, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.  Dr Yeh is currently developing an online learning community for the teaching and learning in STEM. This online learning community (i.e., VRMath2 employs technologies including Web 2.0, Web3D, HTML5, and mobile sensors to enable features such as online coding, creating and sharing of dynamic 3D virtual worlds.  His research is based on semiotics, which sees learning as meaning-making within rich semiotic resources (i.e., sign systems). He is currently publishing on the topic of programming, mathematics, and STEM education, and is promoting the teaching and learning of coding (programming) in schools as an integrated approach for STEM education.

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Coordinating and Teaching:

  • CRB008: Primary Mathematics Curriculum Studies 1
  • CRB009: Primary Mathematics Curriculum Studies 2
  • EDB112: ICT in Early Childhood and Primary Education
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  • Conducted Aspire Science VRMath2 Workshop for Year 9 students for Brisbane State High School.
  • Conducted mathematics and robotic workshops for Gifted and Talented Children for Queensland Association for Gifted and Talented Children (QAGTC).
  • Trained over 400 school teachers in China on using LEGO NXT Robotics and programming for their teaching in subjects of Science and General Technology.
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For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.


  • Current supervision:

    • 2 PhD supervision as Associate supervisor
    • 3 EdD supervision as Associate supervisor
    • 1 MPhil supervision as Principal supervisor
    • 2 MPhil supervision as Associate supervisor
  • Completed HDR supervision:

    • 2018, PhD, Teaching Area Measurement and Subgoals through Problem Solving, (Associate supervisor)
    • 2016, MEd, Exploring Fraction Knowledge with Telling Time: A Case Study of Students Who Have Learning Difficulties, (Associate supervisor)
    • 2015, PhD, Bhutanese Eighth Grade Students’ and Teachers’ Perceptions of Their Classroom Learning Environment in Relation to the New Mathematics Curriculum (Associate supervisor)
    • 2013, MEd, Discovering how scientific literacy has been positioned in the new Australian Curriculum: Science (Associate supervisor)

Current supervisions

  • Cross-Cultural Interface Design and its Pedagogical Implications for Design Education in an Islamic Higher Education Context
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Neal Dreamson
  • Convergence Between Andragogy and E-learning to Facilitate Learning in the Workplace
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Hitendra Pillay
  • Using Robots to promote girls to learn computer programming. Can computer programming skills and Algorithmic thinking improve outcomes in Mathematics.
    Professional Doctorate, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Vinesh Chandra
  • Developing Vocal Competence for Teaching Music in the Primary School
    Professional Doctorate, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Neal Dreamson, Associate Professor Michael Dezuanni
  • Applications of ICTs in Higher Education Teaching and Learning
    Professional Doctorate, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Hitendra Pillay
  • Technology Integrated Pedagogy that Assists Students Learning Mathematics in Science Subjects
    MPhil, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Terry Lyons
  • English Language Learners Mobile Use in Class - Coding the Virtual Dialogue
    Masters by Research, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Neal Dreamson

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)