Dr Deborah

Dr Deborah Jackson

Associate Curriculum Fellow, Associate Lecturer

College of Science, Health and Engineering

School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Room 316 / Physical Sciences 2, Melbourne (Bundoora)

Qualifications

BA(Double Hons)(Monash), PhD(Monash), AMusA(AMEB).

Role

Academic

Area of study

Mathematics and Statistics

Brief profile

Research interests

  • Algebra, in particular, semigroup theory.

  • Mathematics and Science Education

Professional involvement

  • Chair, Victorian Algebra Group, 1996 – 2003.
  • Secretary, Victorian Algebra Group, 1994 – 1995.
  • Member of the executive of the Victorian Algebra Group.
  • Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews published by the American Mathematical Society.
  • Member of the Australian Mathematical Society, American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Association of America, Victorian Algebra Group, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Statistical Society of Australia, Australasian Association for Engineering Education.

Teaching units

MATHS SKILLS PROGRAM Coordinator

STA1DCT

STA1LS/SS

Recent publications

Deborah C. Jackson & Elizabeth D. Johnson, A hybrid model of mathematics support for science students emphasizing basic skills and discipline relevance  International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 44:6, 846-864, 2013.

Deborah C. Jackson, Elizabeth D. Johnson and Tania M. Blanksby,  A Practitioner’s Guide to Implementing Cross-Disciplinary Links in a Mathematics Support Program International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22(1), 67-80, 2014.

Jackson, D.C., Direct products of cyclic semigroups and unions of groups, Semigroup Forum, Vol. 50, 223-231, 1995.

Jackson, D., Watson, R., and McLaren, R. Mathematical Methods, Units 1 & 2, McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 1994. (Book)

(Jackson, D.C. née Trueman, D.C.)

Trueman, D.C., The lattice of congruences on direct products of cyclic semigroups and certain other semigroups, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 95A, 203-214, 1983.

Trueman, D.C., Finite direct products of finite cyclic semigroups and their characterization, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 85A, 337-351, 1980.

Older publications

(Jackson, D.C. née Trueman, D.C.)

Trueman, D. C.      Finite direct products of finite cyclic semigroups and their characterization, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 85A, 337-351, 1980.

Trueman, D.C.       Direct products of cyclic semigroups, pp. 103-110, in the book Semigroups, ed. T.E.Hall, P.R.Jones and G.B.Preston, Academic Press, New York, 1980.

Trueman, D.C.       Direct products of monogenic semigroups, Ph.D. Thesis, Monash University, 1981.

Trueman, D.C.       Direct products of monogenic semigroups, Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp.475-480, 1981.

Trueman, D.C.       Direct products of finite monogenic inverse semigroups, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 92A, 310-317, 1982.

Trueman, D.C.       Fundamental preorders and partial orders on completely [0-] simple semigroups, Semigroup Forum, Vol.26, 139-150, 1983.

Trueman, D.C.       The lattice of congruences on direct products of cyclic semigroups and certain other semigroups, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 95A, 203-214, 1983.

Trueman, D.C.       Lattices of congruences of free finitely generated commutative semigroups and direct products of cyclic monoids, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 100A, 175-179, 1985.

Trueman, D., Watson, R., Ardley, J. and Watson, K. Space and Number, Mathematics Today Senior Series, McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 1989. (Book)

Trueman, D. , Watson, R., Ardley, J., Dear, R., Fraser, D., Holton, D., McLaren, R., & Watson, K.    Teacher’s Guide to Space and Number, Change and Approximation, Reasoning and Data, Mathematics Today Senior Series, McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 1991. (Book)

Jackson, D., Knol, H., Cricenti, A., & Lewis, S.   The Swinburne Engineering Education Development Project – Review of a Common First Year, New Opportunities & Challenges for Engineering Education, Proceedings of the 4th Annual AaeE Convention & Conference, edited by J.M.Simmons, D.F.Radcliffe & K.B.Wallace, The University of Queensland, pp.89-94, 1992.

Jackson, D., Watson, R., and McLaren, R.   Mathematical Methods, Units 1 & 2, McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 1994. (Book)

Jackson, D.C.        First year engineering mathematics workshop, The Role of Mathematics in Modern Engineering, Proceedings of the AEMC94 1st Biennial Engineering Mathematics Conference,  Studentlitteratur, pp.675-679, 1994.

Jackson, D.C.        Workshops in first year engineering mathematics, Inspiring Integration, Futures in engineering education in Australasia, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Convention and Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education,  edited by P.J.Parr & S.F.Johnston, University of Technology, Sydney, pp.567-570, 1994.

Jackson, D.C.        Characterizing direct products of unions of groups and cyclic semigroups, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Victorian Algebra Conference, Swinburne University of Technology, pp.34-38, 1994.

Jackson, D.C.        Direct products of cyclic semigroups and unions of groups,  Semigroup Forum, Vol. 50, 223-231, 1995.