PRIME Faculty and Doctoral Students presenting at NNN Conference
Several mathematics education faculty and doctoral students will be presenting at the 2018 Meeting of the National Numeracy Network (NNN) later this week. MSU is hosting the event, which will be in Wells Hall on Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14.
Those presenting from PRIME include Kate Appenzeller, David Bowers, Gail Burrill, recent graduate Jeffrey Craig (University of Arizona), Vince Melfi, and Luke Tunstall.
Friday, October 12
6-7 pm Keynote, B122
Quantitative Literacy Should Not Be Optional
Saturday, October 13
10:15-11:15 am Facilitated Session #2, A116
Quantitative and Scientific Literacies: Collaborations Driving Gen Ed Curricular Reform
Rachael Lund, Vince Melfi, Gabriel Ording, and Luke Tunstall
2:15-2:45 pm Paper Presentation, A124
Numeracy Proxies and Practices: Studies in Approximations of the "Real"
4-4:30 pm Paper Presentation, A124
The Promises of Numeracy and the Potential to Overpromise
Jeffrey Craig, University of Arizona
Sunday, October 14
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Facilitated Session #8, A116
Applying Genre Theory and Žižekian Philosophy to Explore the Possible Evolution of Quantitative Reasoning
11:15-11:45 am Paper Presentation, A124
What Can Cognitive Demand Help Us Learn About QL Tasks?