MSU Math Ed at the 2018 Joint Math Meetings

  • Jan 10, 2018

Several PRIME faculty and doctoral students will be sharing their research with members of the mathematics community at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), January 10-13.

Known as the “largest mathematics meeting in the world”, the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS) are expecting record-breaking numbers this year in San Diego.

Gail Burrill, Andrew Krause, Visala “Rani” Satyam, and Samuel “Luke” Tunstall will be presenting their research. See the schedule below.

In one session, Rani will be presenting aspects of her dissertation regarding undergraduates learning how to prove. In another session, she is presenting some findings from the Transition to Proof research project here at MSU, in conjunction with Western Michigan University.

Luke is presenting results from his research practicum. He noted, “Specifically, the study was on students’ statistical reasoning with an article about bacon and cancer.”

Rani will also be representing MSU and sharing information about the PRIME Mathematics Education Doctoral Program at the Graduate School Fair on Friday, January 12th, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in Exhibit Hall B2 in the Ground Level of the San Diego Convention Center. Stop by to meet Rani and learn more about what it means to be a researcher in mathematics education!

MSU PRIME Presentations:

Thursday, January 11

8:40 am
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), I
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Developmental and Affective Takes on Undergraduates Learning How to Prove.
V. Rani Satyam*, Michigan State University
 

9:45 am

AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics Education
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

How do students experience the transition to proof?
Younggon Bae, Michigan State University
V. Rani Satyam*, Michigan State University
Mariana Levin, Western Michigan University
Kevin Voogt, Michigan State University
John P Smith III, Michigan State University
 

10:20 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), I
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

The Learning Experience Framework: Conceptualizing Student Engagement In and Out of the Classroom.
Andrew J Krause*, Michigan State University


Friday, January 12

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
AMS-MAA Grad School Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical science graduate programs.
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

9:35-10:55 am
MAA Panel
The New AP Calculus Curriculum - The First Round of Testing
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James Sellers, Pennsylvania State University
Panelists:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Stephen Davis, Davidson College
Ben Hendrik, College Board
James Sellers, Pennsylvania State University

 

1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel
Pathways Through High School Mathematics: Building Focus and Coherence
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Karen J. Graham, University of New Hampshire
Panelists:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Yvonne Lai, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Matt Larson, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College
Dan Teague, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

 

3:15 pm

MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Calculus, I
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Large Lectures of Flipped Calculus.
Ryan Maccombs*, Michigan State University
Andrew Krause, Michigan State University

 

5:40 pm
MAA Session on Technology and Apps for Teaching Mathematics and Statistics, I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Developing Concept Images Core Statistical Ideas: The Role of Interactive Dynamic Technology.
Gail F Burrill*, Michigan State University

 

Saturday, January 13

3:40 pm
MAA Session on Scholarship on Teaching and Learning in Statistics Education
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

Investigating college students' reasoning with messages of risk and causation.
Samuel Luke Tunstall*, Michigan State University