Investigating teacher noticing and decision making through identifying teacher classroom decision cues mid-lesson

Opportunity to Participate in a Demonstration Mathematics Lesson Filming in a Pilot Study

We are running a pilot study that investigates teacher decision making. The study involves filming a demonstration lesson in the area of fractions in primary mathematics taught by an experienced teacher. The filming will take place in a research classroom equipped with multiple video cameras at the University of Melbourne in the Kwong Lee Dow building (234 Queensberry Street, Carlton) on Tuesday June 21st from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

If you agree to be part of this study, you will be invited to participate in a 45-60 minute mathematics lesson as one of the student participants (between 12-20 students in total). You will be asked to complete individual and group mathematics tasks during the lesson. The lesson will be filmed and the footage used to study the decision making process of the instructor during the lesson.

To show our appreciation, each student participant will receive a $15 voucher after the lesson filming.

The project has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC Project ID Number: 22924). The Plain Language Statement of the study can be downloaded here and the Consent Form available here.

If you would like to participate in the study or if you have further questions, please email Dr Esther Chan at

Responsible Researcher:
Dr Esther Chan
Additional Researchers:
Professor Jan van Driel
Ms Carmel Mesiti
Assistant Professor Xavier Ochoa
Dr Dan Jazby
Ms Amanda Lewis