Mathematics and Statistics Education
Group Meeting and Journal Club
Spring Semester, 2008
Meeting Times: Thursday 3-4:30 PM, Lund 311
The purpose of the Journal Club is to introduce participants to Mathematics and Statistics Education research by providing an
opportunity to read, present, and discuss some noteworthy papers in the field. The primary intended audience is the graduate student and faculty member interested in starting research on education topics, and needing familiarity with the education literature.
The purpose of Group Meeting is to informally share research and ideas related to the teaching and learning of mathematics and statistics in our department and beyond. This meeting is also intended for faculty and interested graduate students, but the focus is on advancing our own research ideas and programs, not on the background educational literature.
For more information or to contribute ideas and feedback to our group, please contact
Tue, Jan 8: Group Meeting
Introductions and set time and schedule for future meetings
Thurs, Jan 17: Journal Club
Amanda Cangelosi presents
-- Henry Picciotto
Thurs, Jan 24 : Group Meeting
John Stevens and Kady Schneiter
Lead a discussion on ASA's SMER Report
Using Statistics Effectively in Mathematics Education Research
Thurs, Jan 31: Journal Club
Dave Brown presents
A grant awarded to CU-Denver for a "Transforming Experiences Learning Community"
Thurs, Feb 7: Group Meeting
Jim Cangelosi presents
Assessing and Reporting Students' Achievement in Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Courses
Thurs, Feb 14: Journal Club
Scott Damon presents
Topic: Imagination, Visualization, and Problem Solving in Mathematics
Article: Norma C. Presmeg. Reviewed Work(s):
The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination and Reason
by M. Johnson.
Educational Studies in Mathematics
, Vol. 23, No. 3. (Jun., 1992), pp. 307-314.
Thurs, Feb 21: Group Meeting
Assessment and Improvement of Teaching Program (AITP) Committee presents
Progress report on AITP to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and anyone else interested -- BUS 216
Thurs, Feb 28: No meeting
Thurs, Mar 6: Group Meeting
A chat with Diana Suddreth
about Math Ed across the state of Utah
Thurs, Mar 20: Journal Club
Becky Atkins presents
Rasmussen, C. Marrongelle, K. Pedagogical Content Tools: Integrating Student Reasoning and Mathematics in Instruction. JRME. 2006, 37: 5, pp. 388-420
Thurs, Mar 27: Group Meeting
Seems like there's a lot going on - PCMI, Statistics applets for NLVM, departmental test development for the MMath program, the growth of AITP, an upcoming NCTM conference, etc... We will use this meeting to get caught up on all our activities and strategize!
Thurs, Apr 3: Journal Club
Melissa Gregory presents
Sweller, J. (1999) Instructional Design
. Chapter 1: Our Cognitive Architecture. Australian Education Review No. 43. ACER Press.
Thurs, Apr 10: Group Meeting
Brynja Kohler leads a working group discussion on
the Master of Mathematics degree program requirements and future
Thurs, Apr 17: Journal Club
Joel Duffin presents
The PSLC Theoretical Framework
Thurs, Apr 24: Group Meeting -- DOUBLE FEATURE!
2:00 PM Angela Brock presents
Examining the Validity of the Spring 2007 Math 1050 Common Final
3:00 PM Kimberly Wilding presents
Think-aloud Protocol Tactics for Mathematics Education Research
Meeting location: FAV 264
Brynja Kohler - JRME
Dave Brown - PRIMUS
To find Mathematics Education articles of interest to you search
ERIC ("The world's largest digital library of education literature")
The Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education group of the MAA also has a listing of Math/Stat Education journals
A journal not listed there but with an emphasis on undergraduate mathematics teaching is PRIMUS.
Through USU's Merrill-Cazier Library you can access full text articles online from the following journals:
Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education
International journal of mathematical education in science and technology
Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal
International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education
Journal for research in mathematics education
Mathematics and computer education
International journal of science and mathematics education
Journal of STEM education