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Raelene Gibson

Raelene Gibson

Instructional Assistant Professor

Office Number: 359
Office Phone: +974.4423.0293


Interest Areas

  • Secondary Mathematics Teacher Training and Curriculum Writing

  • Persuasive Pedagogy in the Mathematics Classroom

  • Cognitive Neuroscience in Mathematics Education

  • Creating online videos and web-based resources

  • Technology-aided teaching (TI-nspire CAS)

  • Viscoelastic Models in Bio-Medical Engineering and Numerical Methods

Education

  • B.Ed., Secondary Mathematics and Physics, University of Western Ontario, 1998

  • Ph.D., Mathematics (ABD), University of Waterloo, 1997

  • M.Math, Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo, 1995

  • 1967 NSERC Canada Scholar 1993-1997 

  • B.Sc., Mathematics, Saint Mary's University, 1993

Experience

  • Mathematics Department Chair, American School of Doha,  2004 - 2010

  • Dean of Students, American School Foundation of Monterrey,  2000 - 2004

  • Secondary Mathematics and Physics Teacher,  1998 - 2010

Awards

  • ​Teaching Excellence Award, Texas A&M University at Qatar, April 2016

  • Transformative Educational Experience Grant, Texas A&M University, September 2015

  • Teaching Innovation with Technology Competition Award, Texas A&M University at Qatar, March 2015

  • Faculty of the Year of the Science Program, TAMUQ Graduating Class of 2014, May 2014

Publications

  • Teaching and Learning for Enduring Understanding: STEM Teacher Training Workshop Series, Texas A&M at Qatar 2013-2014

  • A Multi-Representational Approach to Free-Fall Motion; Mini-NESA Doha, 2010

  • The World's Fastest Man: How Teaching Rates of Change Changes through Secondary School; QMASTA Doha 2008

  • Main Math Misconceptions, NESA Bangkok; 2007

  • Enduring Understanding in Mathematics Through Technology; NESA Bangkok and Qatar University, 2006