## Mathematics Instruction Colloquium## ObjectiveThe UA Mathematics Instruction Colloquium is a forum for presentations and discussions of topics related to the teaching of mathematics at all levels, from elementary/secondary to the UA's entry-level sequence and beyond. The colloquium is an open forum; the public is invited to attend. Participants and attendees have included faculty and students from the UA's mathematics, applied mathematics, and mathematics education programs, as well as teachers and administrators from the Tucson Unified School District. ## Location and TimeThe colloquium is typically held on You may click the title of any talk below to view its full abstract. ## To all speakersPlease send your title and abstract to Ji Li. Please do not post your abstract at the department weekly news page. Thank you for your corporation. ## Schedule of Colloquia - Spring 2009- Tuesday, January 20, 2009
- Organizational Meeting: All are invited
- Tuesday, January 27, 2009 --- Math East 141
- Dr. Christopher Bergevin, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
- Tuesday, February 3, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Dr. Andrea Young, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
Improv Techniques for the Mathematics Classroom - Tuesday, February 10, 2009
- Dr. William McCallum, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
Conceptual issues encountered in the teaching of calculus - Tuesday, February 17, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Dr. Philip Grizzard and Matthew Thomas, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
A Taste of the Tucson Math Circle - Tuesday, February 24, 2009
- Dr. Daniel Madden, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
A History of the Function and How the Debate over Its Definition Led to New Mathematics - Tuesday, March 3, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Dr. Joceline Lega, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
Mathematical modeling as a fourth year mathematics course - Tuesday, March 10, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Dr. David Pimm, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta
Listening to mathematics classrooms with a linguistic eye - Tuesday, March 24, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Tina Schuster, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
New UA Online Placement Test, ALEKS - Tuesday, March 31, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Dr. Carole Beal, Cognitive Science College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, The University of Arizona.
AnimalWatch: Online Tutoring for Pre-algebra - Tuesday, April 7, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Joanna Lasek, Roosevelt University.
Development and Instruction in MyMathLab, success of online college courses - Tuesday, May 5, 2009 --- Gould Simpson 849
- Alyssa Keri and Robert Schmidt, Department of Mathematics, The University or Arizona
The Transition from High School to University Mathematics: How terminal high school courses align with introductory level university courses
## Affiliations**TPD**: Teaching Postdocs at University of Arizona**IME**: Institute for Mathematics & Education**CRR**: Center for Recruitment & Retention of Mathematics Teachers**TTC**: The Tucson Teachers' Circle
Last updated: April 23, 2009 |