Program
for the Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America
 on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education

Thirteenth Conference on Research in
Undergraduate Mathematics Education


Raleigh Marriott, Raleigh, NC

February 25 – February 28, 2010
Note: Rooms are subject to change


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

RUME Presession - Chancellor Room
Working Group for Research About Novice Teachers of College Mathematics

Working Group on Proof

Working Group on Infinity and Limits in Undergraduate Mathematical Learning

 

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Special Session: Opportunities for In-situ study of WeBWorK as a Tool for Student Learning and Faculty Development: Michael Pearson

 

Registration – Marriott Reception Area

7:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Welcome – State AB

7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Plenary Address: David Bressoud

8:15 pm – 10:00 pm

Reception – University Ballroom


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Friday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration – Marriott Reception Area

Friday 7:30 am – 8:30am

Continental Breakfast – State AB

Friday 8:30 am – 9:00 am 

Contributed Reports

 

Friday 9:10 am – 9:40 am

Contributed Reports

 

Friday 9:50 am – 10:20 am

Contributed Reports

Convention Center 

201

Matthew Inglis

Juan Pablo Mejia-Ramo

Language, Semantic Contamination and Mathematical Proof

Convention Center 

202

Anthony Edwards

Lara Alcock

How do Undergraduate Students Navigate their Example Spaces?

Convention Center 

203

Tim Boester

Testing Conceptual Frameworks of Limit: A Classroom-Based Case Study

Friday 10:20 am – 10:50 am

Coffee Break – Convention Center

Friday 10:50 am – 11:20 am

Preliminary Reports

Convention Center

201

Jason Belnap

Building Classroom Mathematical Knowledge: Extending a Framework for the Co-Construction of Knowledge to the Classroom Context

Convention Center

202

Mark Haugan

An Actor-Oriented Perspective on Teaching and Learning Mathematical Physics

Convention Center

203

David Brown

Shayla Michel 

Pre-service Mathematics and Special Education Teachersí Attitudes Toward Assessing Proofs With Rubrics: the RVF Method

Convention Center

204

Sharon Lima

Exploratory Case Study on Negotiation of Mathematical, Pedagogical, and Curricular Meaning Between Mathematics Education Researcher and Teacher for Professional Development

Governorís Board Room

Carla van de Sande

Eric Weber

Frank Marfi

Open, Online, Homework Help Forums: Fostering a Culture in which Communication Reflects a Conceptual Orientation Toward The Attainment of Quantitative Reasoning and Literacy Skills

Convention Center

205

Lingqi Meng

A Confucian Approach to Teach Algorithms in Pre-Service Teachersí Program in the United States

Friday 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Preliminary Reports

Convention Center

202

Michael Scott

Using Online Homework and Data Mining to Assess Student Learning in Mathematics Courses

Convention Center

203

Osvaldo Soto

Teacher Change in the Context of a Proof-Centered Professional Development

Convention Center

204

B. Kensington-Miller

Caroline Yoon

Hannah Bartholomew

Jamie Sneddon

Sepideh Stewart

Mathematics Undergraduate Teaching: The Role of Questions in Mathematics Lectures

Convention Center

205

Shandy Hauk

Nasir Awill

Teaching Assistants and Mid-Term Feedback from Students

Convention Center

206

Brynja Kohler

April Lockwood

 

Friday 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm

Lunch –Convention Center 307

Friday 1:30-2:30 pm

Plenary - Adrian Simpson 
 

Friday 2:40 pm – 3:10 pm  

Preliminary  Reports 

Friday 3:10 pm – 3:40 pm

Coffee Break - Southwest Foyer

Friday 3:40 pm – 4:10 pm

Contributed Reports

Convention Center

204

Shandy Hauk

Kristin Noblet

Billy Jackson

No Teacher Left Behind: Assessment of Secondary Teachersí Content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Convention Center

205

Aaron Weinberg

Undergraduate Students' Interpretations of the Equals Sign

Convention Center

206                     

Renee Cole

Marcy Towns

Chris Rasmussen

Nicole Becker

George Sweeney

Megan Wawro

Adapting a Methodology for Documenting Collective Growth to an Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Class

Friday 4:20 pm – 4:50 pm

Contributed Reports

Friday 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Preliminary Reports

Convention Center

201

Paolo Iannone

Mathew Inglis

Self Efficacy and Mathematical Proof: Are Undergraduate Students Good at Assessing Their Own Proof Production Ability?


Convention Center

203

David Kung

Natasha Speer

Do They Really Get It? Evaluating Evidence of Student Understanding of Power Series


Convention Center

204

John Mayer

Rachel Cochran

Jason Fulmore

Thomas Ingram

Laura Stansell

William Bond

Joshua Argo

Blending Inquiry-Based and Computer-Assisted Instruction in an Elementary Algebra Course: A Quasi-Experimental Study


Convention Center

205

Jennifer Noll

Sonya Redmond

Jason Dolor

From Beans to Polls: Does Understanding of Statistical Inference Within a Known Population Context Transfer to an Unknown Population Context


Convention Center

206

Mary Shepherd

Teaching Mathematics Reading Strategies to First Year College Students and the Effect on Reading Comprehension


Friday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Dinner –
Convention Center Room 305


 


Friday 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm


Special Presentation- Dr. Uri Treisman


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Saturday 7:30 am – 2:30 pm

Registration – Southeast Foyer

Saturday 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast – State AB

Saturday 8:30 am – 9:00 am 

Contributed Reports

 

Saturday 9:10 am – 9:40 am

Contributed Reports

Saturday 9:50 am – 10:20 am

Contributed Reports

Saturday 10:20 am – 10:50 am

Coffee Break – Outside AB 

Saturday 10:50 am – 11:50 am

Plenary - State AB: Robert Beichner

Saturday 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch  State C

Saturday 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Preliminary Reports

University B

Nicole Becker

Marcy Towns

Renee Cole

Chris Rasmussen

Student Understanding of Partial Derivatives in Physical Chemistry

University C

Kristin King

Joe Champion

Using Advising and Enrollment Data to Inform a First-Year Math Placement Program

Congressional A

Marios Ioannou

Elena Nardi

Cognitive and Emotional Aspects of Mathematics Undergraduatesí Experience of Visualization in Abstract Algebra

Congressional B

Ana Lage Ramirez

What Makes Rico an Effective Mathematics Teacher?

State A

Juan Pablo Mejia-Ramos*

Keith Weber

Evan Fuller

Aron Samkoff

Robert Search

Kathryn Rhoads

Modeling the Comprehension of Proofs in Undergraduate Mathematics


Saturday 1:40 pm – 2:10 pm


Contributed Reports

University A

Hortensia Soto-Johnson

Kristin Noblet

Sarah Rozner

The Nature of Engaging Preservice Teachers in Proof Validation: How Do Their Techniques Compare to Mathematiciansí Methods

University B

Francesca Henderson

Chris Rasmussen

George Sweeney

Megan Wawro

Michelle Zandieh

Symbol Sense in Linear Algebra: Student Interpretations of  :RUME 2010:Abstracts_files:image002.png

University C

Kien Lim

Osvaldo Morera

Addressing Impulsive Disposition: Using Non-proportional Problems to Overcome Overgeneralization of Proportionality


Saturday 2:20 pm – 2:50 pm


Contributed Reports

Saturday 2:50 pm – 3:00 pm

Coffee Break  – Southwest Foyer

Saturday 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm

Special Session

State A

Discussion of RUME Proposals and Proceedings


Saturday 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Preliminary Reports

Congressional A

Gregory Larnell

Finding Keys to the Gate: Examining Issues of Identity and Engagement in a University-level,

Remedial Mathematics Course

Congressional B

Kerry McKee

Milos Savic

Annie Selden

John Selden

Making Actions in the Proving Process Explicit, Visible, and ďReflectableĒ

University A

Brian Fisher

Conceptualizing Multivariable Limits:  From Paths to Neighborhoods

University B

Somali Roy

Lara Alcock

Matthew Inglis

Supporting Proof Comprehension: A Comparative Study of Three Forms of Presentation

University C

Estrella Johnson       

Sean Larsen    

Faith Rutherford 

Mathematiciansí Mathematical Thinking for Teaching: Responding to Studentsí Conjectures

 


Saturday 4:40 pm – 5:40 pm

 

Plenary- Dr. Patricio Herbst


Saturday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


             Dinner – On Your Own



SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Sunday 7:40 am – 8:40 am

Continental Breakfast – State AB

Sunday 8:10 am – 9:10 am 

Working Groups

State E

 

Working Group for Research about Novice Teachers of College Mathematics

 

State F

Working Group on Infinity and Limits in Undergraduate Mathematical Learning

Chancellor Room

Working Group on Proof Presentation

Sunday 9:20 am – 9:50 am

Contributed Reports

Sunday 9:50 am – 10:20 am

Coffee Break – Outside AB

Sunday 10:20 am – 10:50 am

Preliminary Reports


Sunday 11:00 am – 11:30 am


Preliminary Reports


                                                                                               
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