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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.

See the schedule and abstracts for more information.


Gail Burrill PhotoMSU Presentations:

Friday, October 12

6-7 pm Keynote, B122

Quantitative Literacy Should Not Be Optional

Gail Burrill


Vince Melfi PhotoSaturday, 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


Luke Tunstall Photo2:15-2:45 pm Paper Presentation, A124

Numeracy Proxies and Practices: Studies in Approximations of the "Real"

Luke Tunstall



Jeff Craig Photo4-4:30 pm  Paper Presentation, A124

The Promises of Numeracy and the Potential to Overpromise

Jeffrey Craig, University of Arizona




David Bowers PhotoSunday, 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

David Bowers


Kate Appenzeller Photo11:15-11:45 am Paper Presentation, A124

What Can Cognitive Demand Help Us Learn About QL Tasks?

Kathryn Appenzeller