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About Tracy

Tracy is a senior lecturer in the ASPECT programme, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, UCT.

Education Research Focus

Tracy completed her MSc and PhD in Mathematics Education. Her PhD focussed on using writing as a tool for reflection in mathematical problem solving. In summary, her research interests are engineering mathematics education, identity and language in mathematics.

Selected Publications

  • Kapp, R., Badenhorst, E., Bangeni, B., Craig, T.S., Janse van Rensburg, V., le Roux, K., Prince, R., Pym, J., & van Pletzen, E. 2014. ‘Out of order’: Successful students’ negotiation of working-class schooling in post-Apartheid South Africa. Perspectives in Education, 32(3).
  • Craig, T.S., & Cloete, T.J. 2013. Observations and conclusions of Dynamics students’ mathematical fluency. Proceedings of Second Biennial Conference of the South African Society for Engineering Education, June 2013, Cape Town, South Africa: 39-47.
  • Craig, T.S. 2013. Conceptions of mathematics and student identity: implications for engineering education. International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology, 44(7): 1020-1029.
  • Dunne, T., Long, C., Craig, T.S., & Venter, E.J. 2012. Meeting the requirements of both classroom-based and systemic assessment: The potential of Rasch measurement theory. Pythagoras 33(3), Art.#19, 16 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/pythagorasv33i3.19 .
  • Craig, T.S. 2011. Categorisation and analysis of explanatory writing in mathematics. International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology, 42(7): 867-878.

Email: tracy.craig@uct.ac.za