Personal details

Adjunct Professor Carmel Diezmann
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Education,
Office of Education Research
Discipline *
Curriculum and Pedagogy, Education Systems, Specialist Studies in Education
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology), MEd(Higher Ed), MEd (Queensland University of Technology), BEd (North Brisbane C.A.E.), Dip Teach (North Brisbane C.A.E.)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE)
  • International group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME)
  • Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia MERGA)
  • National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST)

assessment and evaluation, creativity, diagrams in mathematics, early childhood and primary mathematics, early childhood and primary science, gifted children, graphics, higher education, professional development, teacher education

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


Professor Diezmann is particularly interested in the cognition and creativity of individuals and groups in a broad range of educational contexts. Her research includes the learning and achievement of academics, teachers, and higher degree students; the role of information graphics in mathematics instruction, investigations and assessment; curriculum innovation and assessment in mathematics and science education; and the education of gifted individuals.

In tandem with her research, Professor Diezmann is highly engaged in professional development programs in schools and in the production of quality teaching resources. She has an extensive list of publications and has received numerous educational awards including two QUT Awards for Outstanding Academic Contribution (1999, Professional Leadership; 2003, Research and Scholarship).

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Teaching areas: Early childhood and primary mathematics and science education, Research methods.

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Carmel Diezmann.


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