Katherine Robinson

Professor (Campion College)

Office: CM 511
E-mail: katherine.robinson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-359-1248
Fax: 306-359-1200
Website: http://campioncollege.ca/contact-us/faculty-listing/dr-katherine-robinson

Research interests
Cognitive development with special emphases on the development of conceptual and strategic understanding in arithmetic in both children and adults.


Teaching Interests

 

  • Child, lifespan, and adolescent development; cognitive development; aging cognition; infant cognition; introductory psychology; and the Holocaust.

Representative Projects

The development of conceptual and strategic knowledge of division and inversion (NSERC funded).

The processing of poetry and prose as assessed through eye-tracking (U of R funded).

Representative Publications

Robinson, K. M., & LeFevre, J. (2012). The reciprocal relationships between multiplication and division: Concepts, procedures, and a cognitive framework. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 79, 409-428.

Dubé, A. K., & Robinson, K. M. (2010). Accounting for indivisual variablity in inversion shortcut use.  Learning and Individual Differences.

Dubé, A. K., & Robinson, K. M. (2010). The relationship between adults' conceptual understanding of inversion and associativity. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 60-66.

Robinson, K. M. & Dubé, A. K. (2009a). The multiplication and division inversion concept: Relationships between procedural, conceptual, and factual knowledge. Cognitive Development, 24, 310-321.

Robinson, K. M., & Dubé, A. K. (2009b). Children's understanding of addition and subtraction concepts. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 103, 532-545.

Robinson, K. M. & Dubé, A. K. (2009c). A microgenetic study of the multiplication and division inversion concept. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology,63, 193-200.

Robinson, K. M., & Dubé, A. K. (2008). A microgenetic study of simple division. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 156-162.

Robinson, K. M., Ninowski, J. E., & Gray, M. L. (2006). Children's understanding of the arithmetic concepts of inversion and associativity. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 94, 349-362.

Robinson, K. M., Arbuthnott, K. D., Rose, D., McCarron, M. C., Globa, C. A., & Phonexay, S. D. (2006). Children's strategies for solving simple division problems. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 93, 224-238.

Research Centre

The Campion College Mathematical Cognition Centre (mc2) is composed of Drs. Katherine Arbuthnott, Tom Phenix, and Katherine Robinson, and undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in research on various aspects of children and adults' mathematical thinking.