Judith (Jude) Ocean is a lecturer in mathematics and in education studies at RMIT University.
Prior to Jude's appointment at RMIT, she provided professional development in mathematics to New York City elementary and middle schools from 2004 to 2005, specialising in constructivist math education, student engagement and classroom management, and academic intervention in math. She has provided professional development to teachers in Australia, Sweden and New Zealand.
From 2000 to 2003 Jude worked in teacher education and research at Monash University, and from 1995 to 2001 she completed a PhD part time at La Trobe University with Professor Gilah Leder.
Mathematics and Education Studies in undergraduate and postgraduate courses, such as Education Theories and Practice, Imagining Social Futures, Number and Geometry, Measurement and Probability for Diploma of Education (Primary) and Bachelor of Education students.
History of mathematics education, military discourses in mathematics education, mathematics coaching in primary and secondary schools, women and mathematics. Jude is keen to supervise Masters and PhD students in these areas. Please email Jude to express your interest.
2014–2017 Researcher, Reframing Mathematical Futures (II), Building a Learning and Teaching Resource to Enhance Mathematical reasoning in years 7–10 with Professor Dianne Siemon, RMIT. Funded federally, $1.34 million.
2013–2014 Researcher, Reframing Mathematical Futures AMSPP (Australian Mathematics and Science Priority Project) with Professor Dianne Siemon, RMIT . Funded federally, $500,000.
2009–2013 Researcher, Evaluation of the Primary Mathematics Specialists Initiative, with Professor Dianne Siemon, RMIT. Funded by Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) (Victoria).
2009–2011 Researcher, Teaching and Learning Coaches (TALC) Initiative (Originally called Evaluation of the Schools for Innovation and Excellence Initiative (2008 –2009), with Professor Dianne Siemon, RMIT. Funded by DEECD (Victoria).
2002 Principal Researcher,An Analysis of Educational and Social Values in Three Multicultural Schools. Funded by DEST, (Australia), $20,000.
2001 Research Fellow,Values in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Faculty of Education, Monash University, with Professor Alan Bishop and Professor Richard Gunstone.
2001 Research Fellow, Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics Project, Faculty of Education, Monash University, with Professor Alan Bishop and Dr Barbara Clarke.
2000 Principal Researcher, The Advocacy Program Evaluation. Funded by DEECD (Victoria) $50,000.
2000 Research Fellow, Graduate School of Education, La Trobe University, with Dr Darrel Caulley. Project: Student-teacher relationships in the Advocacy Program.
1999 Researcher for Streaming in Mathematics Project at Benalla College. For the Consultancy and Development Unit at Deakin University.
1999 Researcher, The Causes of Poor Attendance, Corio Bay Senior College. Study commissioned by the principal.
PhD, Mathematics Education, La Trobe University, 2002. Title: The Resistance of Women to Mathematics Education: The Care and Justice Moral Perspectives.
Masters Degree in Education with First Class Honours, University of Auckland, NZ, 1994.
Diploma in Education (Secondary), Auckland College of Education, NZ, 1974
Bachelors Degree in Science, University of Auckland, NZ, 1972.
- Wang, J.,Ocean, J. (2016). Enriching the known: International Chinese students' adaptaitions to tertiary study in Australia In: Global Learning in the 21st Century, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
- Ocean, J.,Skourdoumbis, A. (2015). Who's counting? Legitimating measurement in the audit culture In: Discourse: Studies in the cultural politics of education, 37, 442 - 456
- Faulkner, J.,Ocean, J.,Jordan, K. (2012). Designing multiliteracies in 3D In: Literacy in 3D: An Integrated Perspective in Theory and Practice, ACER Press, Melbourne, Australia
- Curran, G.,Crowhurst, M.,Breed, M.,Faulkner, J.,Hanrahan, M.,Lemon, N.,Ocean, J.,Shacklock, G. (2007). SPACE: Queer Allies Network - An approach to actively supporting gender and sexual diversity at RMIT University School of Education In: Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 3, 36 - 44
- Ocean, J. (2005). Who cares? Students' values and the mathematics curriculum In: Curriculum Matters, 1, 130 - 151
- Bishop, A.,Clarke, B.,Ocean, J. (2002). Highly Accomplished Teaching in Mathematics In: The proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Mathematics Association of Victoria (MAV), ,
- Reframing mathematical futures. Funded by: Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education Contract from (2013 to 2014)
- Mapping Mathematics Teachers Responses to Change: Investigating secondary school teachers' responses as they move from traditional textbook-based mathematics to open-ended project-based mathematics. Funded by: RMIT Emerging Researcher Grants from (2008 to 2008)
2 PhD Current Supervisions and 1 Masters by Research Current Supervisions3 PhD Completions and 1 Masters by Research Completions