# Mathematics Education Seminars

## Fall 2023:

### 10/06/2023

Dr. Megan Wickstrom (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): "Perspectives on Mathematical Modeling with Future K-8 Teachers"

### 09/29/2023

Dr. Richard Kitchen (Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Mathematics Education, University of Wyoming): "Simultaneously Promoting Students' Mathematical Reasoning and Learning of the Mathematics Register with the Discursive Mathematics Protocol"

### 09/19/2023

Dr. Shiv Smith Karunakaran (Senior Research Scientist with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt): "A Collaborative Evolution to Studying the Development, Implementation, and Impact of a Student-Centered Introduction to Proof Course"

## Spring 2023:

### May 23

Amy Kong (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: "Two-Year Community College Students' Understanding of Rational Expressions"

## Summer 2022:

### July 8

Adewale Adeolu (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: "Preservice Teachers' Construction of Computational Thinking Practices through Mathematical Modeling Activities"

### July 7

Kelly MacArthur (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: "Rehumanizing College Mathematics: Centering the Voices of Latin*, Indigenous, LGBTQ+ and Women STEM Majors"

## Spring 2022:

### May 6

Amy Kong (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Ph.D. Proposal Presentation: "Two-Year College Students' Understanding of Rational Expressions: Analysis and Intervention"

## Fall 2021:

### November 19

Emmanuel Barton Odro (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Dissertation Defense: "Student Engagement in an Online Calculus I Course: Behavioral, Cognitive, and Social Dimensions"

### November 5

Kelly MacArthur (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Dissertation Proposal Defense: "Perceptions of Undergraduate Calculus Students regarding Rehumanizing Mathematics."

## Spring 2021:

### May 24

Adewale Adeolu (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): PhD Proposal "Preservice Teachers' Construction of Computational Thinking Practices through Mathematical Modeling Activities."

### March 12

Emmanuel Barton Odro (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): PhD Proposal "Student Engagement Experiences in an Online Calculus 1."

## Fall 2019:

### December 4

Dr. Jinfa Cai (Mathematics Dept., University of Delaware): Title of Talk is "Coming Full Circle with Theoretical Frameworks"

### November 20

Dr. Jennie Luebeck (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Transformative Professional Learning in the Online and Blended Environment"

### November 13

Dr. Elizabeth Burroughs and Dr. Elizabeth Fulton (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Five Types of Connections Addressing Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Secondary Mathematics"

### November 6

Graduate Student, Allison Theobold (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Statistical Computing for the Environmental Sciences"

### October 30

Fenq-Jen Luo, Yali Yu, Ciara Burgal, Monte Meyerink (Dept. of Education, MSU): Title of Talk is "Division Problem Posing of Fifth Graders: A Cross-National Study in China and the United States"

### October 23

Graduate Student, Adewale Adeolu (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "The Roles of Facilitators at the Developing and Anticipating, Enacting, and Revisiting Phases of Modeling Activities."

### October 16

Graduate Student, Abigail Erskine (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Prospective and In-Service Teachers' Knowledge for Teaching High School Statistics"

### October 9

Dr. Elizabeth Fulton (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "A Well-Rounded Research Agenda"

### September 25

Dr. Megan Wickstrom (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Investigating Secondary Pre-service Teachers as Teachers and Learners of Mathematical Modeling

### September 18

Dr. Mary Alice Carlson and Katherine McWalters (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Problem Solving Practices in Rural Communities"

### September 11

Dr. Derek Williams (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Reading and Discussion Theoretical Frameworks"

## Spring 2019:

### February 21

Dr. Matt Roscoe (Mathematical Sciences, University of Montana): Title of Talk is "A Measurement Approach to Right Triangle Trigonometry"

### February 28

Dr. Megan Wickstrom (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Title of Talk is "Elementary Teachers' Receptiveness to Mathematical Modeling: Exploring Beliefs, Practices, and Classroom Structures"

### March 6 - Teaching Workshop

Drs. Nicole Carnegie and Dominique Zosso (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU) will be leading "Presenting Your Scholarly Work - Oral Presentations" to graduate students Wilson Hall 1-144 4:10-5:00pm

This one-hour workshop is intended for all graduate students in the department who want to learn about or improve their skills surrounding oral presentations of their research. Dr. Carnegie and Dr. Zosso will give short presentations full of tips for preparing and presenting oral presentations that range from the two minute “elevator pitch” to the twenty minute conference presentation to the sixty minute seminar talk. A small panel of graduate students with experience in giving these presentations will also be available to answer questions and to share their personal perspectives. Participating graduate students include Robin Belton, Eli Meyer, Dan Perry and Allison Theobold.### March 14

Dr. Mary Alice Carlson and Graduate Student, Adewale Adeolu (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU) will give their reflections on experiences had while at the Critical Issues in Mathematics Education Seminar at the Math Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, CA.

### March 28

Dr. Jess Ellis (Dept of Mathematics, Colorado State University): Title of Talk is "An Update on Characteristics of Successful College Calculus Programs"

### April 3 - Teaching Workshop

Dr. Jenny Green and graduate students, Alison Theobold and Adewale Adeolu faciliate a workshop about equitable assessment. Wilson Hall 1-134 4:10-5:00pm

### April 4

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Monte Meyerink (Dept of Education, MSU): Title of Talk is "Educational Technology in Mathematics: Exploring the Use of Dynamic Mathematics Software"

### April 10 - Teaching Workshop

Student Success Coordinator and NTT Professor, Veronica Baker (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "If You Ask a Question and No One Answers"

### April 17 - Teaching Workshop

Dr. Jenny Green (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Mathematical and Statistical Knowledge for Teaching"

### April 18

Dr. Derek Williams and Graduate Student, Emmanuel Barton Odro (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk "Preliminary results on students' engagement while establishing classroom mathematical practices"

### April 25

Graduate Student, Allison Theobold (Dept of Mathematical Sciences, MSU): Title of Talk is "Workshops for Data-Intensive Environmental Science Research"