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Math Ed Colloquium

The Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Mathematics Education Colloquium Series

During the academic year the Program in Mathematics Education sponsors a Mathematics Education Colloquium Series. This series consists of talks about research in mathematics education by both faculty members from MSU and scholars from other institutions in the United States and abroad. Past speakers from outside MSU have included Jill Adler, Michele Artigue, Deborah Ball and Hyman Bass, Curt Bennett, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Patricio Herbst, Liping Ma, Robert Reys, Tom Romberg, Deborah Schifter, and Triadafillos Triadafillidis.

Floden speaking at Math Ed Colloquium October 2012

Colloquium talks are open to faculty and students interested in mathematics education. New and prospective graduate students are encouraged to attend. Others from outside the MSU community with an interest in research in mathematics education are also welcome. The schedule, flyer and videos (as they become available) for the current semester are listed here, along with a link to the schedule and videos of previous semesters.

Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Mathematics Education Colloquium Schedule

These events are sponsored by the Program in Mathematics Education, the Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Endowment, and the Colleges of Education and Natural Science. For more information, contact a committee member:  Gail Burrill, Elizabeth Phillips, David Bowers, Tim Hansen, or contact Freda Cruél, 517-432-1490.

Titles of talks will be posted as they are received. A video of the talk will be posted shortly afterward, as available. Colloquium talks are scheduled to be held via Zoom, unless indicated otherwise. Please register in advance of the colloquium at the link provided, once it is available.

SPRING 2021 Schedule

Friday, February 12   11:00 am - noon  Arthur Bakker, Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute  and Patricio Herbst, University of Michigan

Journal for Research in Mathematics Education and Educational Studies in Mathematics: Perspectives from the Editors

Flyer for February 12th Talk

Video of February 12th Talk (Video is accessible only to MSU faculty and students, and for educational purposes only. Also, the recording was started a few minutes in to the talk.)

Slides for Bakker talk only (Drawing removed due to current copyright restrictions)


Friday, March 5   11:00 am - noon   Peter Liljedahl, Simon Fraser University

and Monday, March 15  11:00 am - noon (Rescheduled due to inclement weather affecting the Zoom session)  New Registration link: http://bit.ly/3bwPGvf  

Building Thinking Classrooms

Flyer for March 5th Talk

Flyer for March 15th Talk   (Contains new date and updated registration link)

Video of March 5th Talk  (Video is accessible only to MSU faculty and students, and for educational purposes only. Also, the recording was started a few minutes in to the talk. The gaps in the speaker's dropped internet were edited out. The video for the remainder of the talk will be posted below after March 15th.)

Video of March 15th Talk  (Video is accessible only to MSU faculty and students, and for educational purposes only.)

PowerPoint of Liljedahl talk

Fall 2020 SCHEDULE

Friday, November 13   11:00 am - noon   Anna DeJarnette and Casey Hord, University of Cincinnati

Blending Perspectives: Studies of Discourse and Gesturing in Math and Special Education

Register in advance for the colloquium here
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Flyer for November 13th Talk

Video of Talk

Slides for Nov Talk


Video/Schedule of Mathematics Education Colloquium from Previous Semesters