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Curriculum, Teaching  & Learning

Gila Hanna
Professor Emerita

phone: (416) 978-0072
email: gila.hanna@utoronto.ca  
website: http://fcis.oise.utoronto.ca/~ghanna/

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Centre for Science, Mathematics and Technology Education

Research Overview

Gila Hanna's research topics include mathematics education, the role of proof in mathematics education, philosophical aspects of proof, and gender and mathematics education.

See http://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=q8_kICYAAAAJ&hl=en

Representative Publications

Hanna, G. & Mason, J. (2014). Key ideas and memorability in proof. For the Learning of Mathematics 34(2), 12-16.

Hanna, G. (2014). The width of a proof. PNA 9(1), 29-39.

Hanna, G., & de Villiers, M. (Eds.). (2012). Proof and proving in mathematics education. The 19th ICMI Study. New York: Springer.

Hanna, G., Jahnke, H. N., & Pulte, H. (Eds.). (2009). Explanation and proof: Philosophical and educational perspectives. New York: Springer.

Hanna, G., & Barbeau, E. (2008). Proofs as bearers of mathematical knowledge. ZDM. The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 40(3), 345-353.

Hanna, G., & Sidoli, N. (2007). Visualisation and proof: A brief survey of philosophical perspectives. ZDM. The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 39(1-2), 73-78.

Hanna, G. (2007). The ongoing value of proof. In Boero, P. (Ed.), Theorems in schools: From History, Epistemology and Cognition to Classroom Practice. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp 3-18.

Research Grants and Contracts

She is currently principal investigator on a major research project funded by SSHRC.

Honours and Awards