Members - Osta, Iman

Osta, Iman

iman.osta@lau.edu.lb


Ph.D. in Mathematics and Computer Education University of Joseph Fourier, France, 1990


Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Education, Department of Education


Lebanese American University


Mathematics and Computer Education


(2007): Osta, I. & Labban, S. Seventh Graders' Prealgebraic Problem Solving Strategies: Geometric, arithmetic, and algebraic interplay. International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning (IJMTL), electronic journal.
 

(2007): Osta, I. Developing and Piloting a Framework for Studying the Alignment of Mathematics Examinations with the Curriculum: The Case of Lebanon. Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation, 13(2), 171-198. 
 

(2007): Osta, I. Isomorphic problems and contextual variables for advancing algebraic thinking. International Journal for Applied Mathematics (IJAM), 20 (2), 155-174. 
 

(2007): Osta, I. Teaching Mathematics for Understanding or for the Test? School Exams Moulded by National Exams. Journal for Mathematics Education (JME), 1(1)..
 

(2006): Osta, I. Représentations d'Enseignants du Complémentaire sur une Réforme du Curriculum de Mathématiques: Réflexion en vue du développement professionnel. Proceedings of the International Conference  EMF 2006. Sherbrooke, Canada .
 

(2005): Osta, I. (Editor); Debs, M. & Jurdak, M. (Editorial Committee) (2005). Education and Information Technology in the Arab Countries. Issues and Trends [in Arabic]. LAES (Lebanese Association for Educational Studies) (512 pages).
 

(2005): Osta, I. Technology tools for mathematics teaching and learning. In W. Haddad (Editor), Technologies for Education for All: Possibilities and Prospects in the Arab Region (pp. 29-33). AED (Academy for Educational Development): Washington DC. 
 

(2005): Osta, I. ICTs in mathematics education: Studies from developed and developing countries [in Arabic]. In I. Osta (Editor). Education and Information Technology in the Arab Countries. Issues and Trends (in Arabic) (pp. 357-381). LAES (Lebanese Association for Educational Studies). 
 

(2005): Osta, I. Obstacles hindering the use of ICT in education in the Arab countries [in Arabic]. In I. Osta (Editor). Education and Information Technology in the Arab Countries. Issues and Trends (in Arabic) (pp. 287-311). LAES (Lebanese Association for Educational Studies). 
 

(2005): Osta, I.; Majdalani, R. & Stockman, M. The Local Wireless Network: Wireless Campus Project in the Lebanese American University [in Arabic]. In I. Osta (Editor). Education and Information Technology in the Arab Countries (in Arabic) (pp. 463-477). LAES (Lebanese Association for Educational Studies). 
 

(2005): Osta, I. Obstacles hindering the use of ICT in education in the Arab countries. ECS, Egyptian Computer Science Society, Vol. 27, N°. 3. 
 

(2004): Osta, I., Silfverberg, H., Henderson, D., Hoyos, V., & Swoboda, E. Research and development in the Teaching of Geometry. Report of the Topic Study Group 10. Proceedings of the International Conference ICME 10. Copenhagen.  
 

(2003): Osta, I. Etude de la Conséquence d’un curriculum de Mathématiques: Cas du Liban. Proceedings of the International Conference  EMF 2003. Published in the format of a CD.


(2000): Osta, I. Teaching Geometry in a Changing World. Abstracts of Plenary Lectures and Regular Lectures. Proceedings of the International Conference ICME 9. Tokyo. 
 

(2000): Osta, I. Would the New System for Educational Evaluation Reconcile the Curricula with Themselves? The Case of Mathematics at the Secondary School. In Evaluation of  the New Curricula in Lebanon and their Implementation in the Intermediate and Secondary Levels (in Arabic) (87-128). Book Series : Evaluation of the New Curricula. Hariri Foundation. 
 

(2000): Osta, I. & Naji, W. (Eds), Teachers' Guide for Evaluation in Mathematics [in Arabic] (Basic Education), Beirut, Centre for Educational Research and Development (CERD).
 

(2000): Osta, I. & Naji, W. (Eds), Teachers' Guide for Evaluation in Mathematics [in Arabic]. Secondary Education. Centre for Educational Research and Development (CERD).
 

(1999). Osta, I. How does Computer Change the Teaching of Mathematics? (Based on a video presentation: Introduction to MOVIL), Proceedings of the Third SMEC Conference. Science and Mathematics Education Center (SMEC), Beirut, American University of Beirut, pp. 47-51.
 

(1999): Osta, I. "Bridging the New Mathematics and Informatics Curricula" [in Arabic], in: Ayoub, F., [ed.], The New Curricula in Lebanon: Evaluative Review, LAES Seminars on Curriculum and New Trends in Education (Fourth seminar), Beirut, The Lebanese Association for Educational Studies, pp. 255-277. 
 

(1998): El-Husseini, A., Osta, I., Richa, L., Wakim, B., & Yaghi, H. Informatics. Basic Education, Seventh Year, Beirut, Center for Educational Research and Development.
 

(1998): El-Husseini, A., Osta, I., Richa, L., Wakim, B., & Yaghi, H. Informatics, Teacher's manual, (Basic Education), Seventh Year, Beirut, Center for Educational Research and Development.

 

(1998): El-Husseini, A., Osta, I., Richa, L., Wakim, B., & Yaghi, H. Informatics. Secondary Education, First Year. NCERD.
 

(1998): El-Husseini, A., Osta, I., Richa, L., Wakim, B., & Yaghi, H. Informatics, Teacher?s manual. Secondary Education, First Year. NCERD.
 

(1998): Osta, I. (Editor and Supervisor). Master your computer. Basic Education, Grade 7. New Horizons Courseware. New Horizons Publishing Center. 
 

(1998): Osta, I. (Editor and Supervisor) . Master your computer. Secondary Education, First year. New Horizons Courseware. New Horizons Publishing Center.
 

(1998): Osta, I. "Math riddles and puzzles", SMEC Newsletter, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 11-13. 
 

(1997). Osta, I. Analysis of the Official Exams in Mathematics and their relationship with the Official Curriculum (Intermediate Level) (in Arabic). In Evaluation in Mathematics. The Lebanese Official Exams and their Alignment with the Official Curriculum and the School Application. Hariri Foundation Publications, pp. 15-44.
 

(1997). Osta, I. Analysis of the School Exams in Mathematics and their relationship with the Official Exams (Intermediate Level) (in Arabic). In Evaluation in Mathematics. The Lebanese Official Exams and their Alignment with the Official Curriculum and the School Application. Hariri Foundation Publications, pp. 45-75.
 

(1997): Osta, I. "The impact of computer technologies on math curriculum development" [in Arabic], in: The New and the Possible in Math Education: The Case of Lebanon, LAES Seminars on Curricula and New Trends in Education (First seminar), Beirut, Lebanese Association for Educational Studies, pp. 59-94. 
 

(1996): Osta, I. Processus d’apprentissage par adaptation aux contraintes d’un logiciel. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on “The Future of Science and Mathematics Teaching and Needs of Arab Society”, (pp. 436-454). Tunis. Arab Development Institute Publications. 
 

(1995): Osta, I. "Mathematics and computer curricula in Lebanon" [in Arabic], Arab Culture, 2, pp. 29-38. 
 

(1995): Osta, I. "Teaching 'meaningful' mathematics", SMEC Newsletter , Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 7-10. 
 

(1994): Villani, V., [et al.],  "Perspectives on the teaching of geometry for the 21st century", (discussion document for an ICMI Study), L’Enseignement Mathématique (Switzerland), (40) 3-4, 345-355. 
 

(1994): Osta, I. "Garçons et Filles Face à la Conception Assistée par Ordinateur (CAO)", in: Lafortune, L. and Solar, C. [eds.], Des Mathématiques Autrement, Montréal, Remue-Ménage, pp. 237-269. 
 

(1994): Hodgson, B. and Osta, I. "Specific research questions in mathematics education", Working Group Report, in: Kilpatrick, J. and Sierpinska, A. [eds.], What is Research in Mathematics Education and what are its Results?, ICMI Study Book series, Proceedings of the International ICMI Conference, University of Maryland. 
 

(1993): Osta, I. "Prospects on the teaching of geometry in the light of computer use as a tool", Proceedings of the First Conference on "the Future of Science and Mathematics Teaching and Needs of the Arab Society", AUB, Beirut, Arab Development Institute Publications, pp. 559-570. 
 

(1992). Osta, I. Visualization in geometry teaching. Report of the SubGroup2 of the Working Group on Geometry. Proceedings of ICME-7. Quebec, Canada.
 

(1992): Osta, I. "Spatial representation through relative object space and absolute software space", Structural Topology (Canada), 19, pp. 33-46. 
 

(1991): Osta, I. "Transfer in learning 3-D reference system: from interaction with computer software to communication of spatial characteristics", Proceedings of the Fifteenth Conference of PME, vol. III (pp. 137-144). Assisi, Italy.  
 

(1990): Osta, I. "Une activité pour l'introduction de la géométrie tridimensionnelle en 3o à l'aide de l'ordinateur", Petit x (France), 22, pp.  23-48.