ד"ר בומה אברמוביץ'

ד"ר בומה אברמוביץ'

Dr. Buma Abramovitz/Abramovici

ד"ר בומה אברמוביץ'
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Department
Mathematics
Research Interests
Mathematc Education, Integral Equations
Current Position
Senior Lecturer
Contact Information
Email
abbuma@braude.ac.il
Telephone
972-4-9901806
Office
Karavan 1
Education
DSc.
1992, Department of Mathematics, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
M.Sc.
1987, Department of Mathematics, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
M.A.
1974, Department of Mathematics, Unuversity of Bucharest, Romania
Research Areas
• Mathematic Education
• Integral Equations
Academic Appointments
2015 - present Senior Lecturer, ORT Braude College, Department of Mathematics
1993-2015  Lecturer, ORT Braude College, Department of Mathematics
 
1991-2009      Adjunct Lecturer, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics
 
1987-1991      Instructor, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics
 
1884-1987      Assistant, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics
ORT Braude College, Department of MathematicsORT Braude College, Department of Mathematics
Teaching Experience
ORT Braude College of Engineering
  • Undergraduate Courses:
    Differential and Integral Calculus 1
    Differential and Integral Calculus 1
    Lunear Algebra
    Differential Equations
    Fourier Series and Integral Transforms
The Technion–Israel Institute of Technology
  • Undergraduate Courses:
    Differential and Integral Calculus 1
    Differential and Integral Calculus 2
    Differential Equations
Academic and Professional Awards and Grants
1990   Michael Landau Found Award
1989   The Gutwirth Prize for excellence in Graduate Research, Technion–Israel Institute of                                      Technology,Haifa, Israel
1990   The Gutwirth Prize for excellence in Graduate Research, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology,                   Haifa, Israel
Publications
Refereed Papers
  1. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shavartsman, “How to Understand a Theorem”, Int. J. Math. Ed. Technol Sci., 40(5), 2009, 577-586.
  2. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, “How not to Formulate Multiple Choice Problems”, Int. J. Math. Ed. Technol Sci.. 36, pp. 428-437, 2005.
  3. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, “Useful Mistakes”, Int. J. Math. Ed. Sci. Technol. 34, pp.756-764, 2003.
  4. B. Abramovitz, A. Berman, M. Berezina, “Incorrect but Instructive” Int. J. Math. Ed. Sci. Technol 33, pp. 465-475, 2002.
  5. B. Abramovitz, “A Trigonometrical Approach for Some Projection Methods” Acta Appl Math 56, pp. 99-117, 1999.
  6. B. Abramovitz, “On the Condition Number of Matrices Arising in the Regularization Methods”, Acta Appl Math 36, pp. 211-226, 1994.

Refereed Chapter of Books:

  1. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman,."A blended learning approach in Mathematics", in "Teaching Mathematics Online: Emergent Technologies and Methodologies", A. Juan, M. A. Huertas, S. Tredholm and C. Stegman (Eds.), Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), 2012.

Proceedings of Conferences (refereed):

  1. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman, “Some initiatives in calculus teaching”, in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference “Models in Developping Mathematics Education”, Dresden, 2009, pp. 10-14.
  2. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman, “Proofs and “Puzzles””, in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference “Models in Developping Mathematics Education”, Dresden, 2009, pp. 5-9.
  3. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, B. Koichu, L. Shvartsman, “Urging calculus students to be active learners: what works and what doesn't”, in Proceedings of CERME 6, Editions Electroniques INRP, France, 2009.
  4. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman, “Lagrange’s Theorem: What Does the Theorem Mean”, in Proceedings of CERME 5, Cyprus, 2007, pp.2231-2240.
  5. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman, “Difficulties in Constructing Multiple Choice Problems’, in Proceedings of ICTM3, J. Wiley, 2006, CD, Paper 222.
  6. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman, “Improving Students’ Proving”, in Proceedings of ICTM 3, J. Wiley, 2006, CD, Paper 218.
  7. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman, “Procedural is not Enough”, in A. Gagatsis, F. Spagnolo, Gr. Makrides, V. Farmaki, (eds.), Proceedings of the 4th Mediterranean Conference on Mathematical Education, Palermo, Italy, 2005, pp. 599-607.
  8. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, “Disadvantages of Multiple Choice Tests and Possible Ways to Overcoming Them”, in A. Rogerson (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference “The Future of Mathematics Education”, 2004, pp7-11.

 

Books
  1. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, L. Shvartsman, "Differential and Integral Calculus of Several Variables", Magnes, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 2008 (in Hebrew).
Conference Proceedings and Abstracts
  1. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, "Self learning of a theorem and its proof", in Workshop on Mathematical E-Learning (E-MATH 2012), Barcelona, Spain, 2012.
  2. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, A. Berman, L. Shvartsman, “How to Make the Best of Multiple Choice Tests”, in International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid, 2006.
  3. M. Berezina, B. Abramovitz, A. Berman Useful Mistakes, in 2nd International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics (at the undergraduate level) July 1-6 Crete, Greece.
  4. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, “How to Make Mathematics More Agreeable”, in “The 18th International Conference on Critical Thinking and Educational Reform”, 1
  5. August, 1998, Rohnert Park, CA, USA.
  6. B. Abramovitz, M. Berezina, “Why Are Students Afraid of Mathematics?”, in “The 17th International Conference on Critical Thinking and Educational Reform”, 3-6 August 1997, Sonoma State University, CA, USA.
  7. B. Abramovitz, “Some Remarks on the Matrices of a Regularization Method”, in “Workshop in Advances in Scientific Computing”, 1989, Espoo, Finland
Other Publications
DSc Thesis:
  1. Buma Abramovici, "Numerical Solutions of Integral Equations of the First Kind", Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1992.