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Student Publications & Presentations

Our students have participated in and presented at national and international conferences. Here are some of their recent presentations and publications.


Publications

  • Czocher, J., Melhuish, K. M., & Kandasamy, S. S. (2019). Building mathematics self-efficacy of STEM undergraduates through mathematical modelling. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 1–28.
  • Czocher, J. A., Melhuish, K. M., Kandasamy, S. S. S., & Roan, E. A. (2020). Dual Measures of Mathematical Modeling for Engineering and other STEM Undergraduates. International Journal for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
  • Herrera, C., McCabe, T. W., Strickland, S. K., White, A. (2017). Let's Draw a Picture. Primus. doi: 10.1080/10511970.2017.1338319
  • Melhuish, K. M., Lew, K. M., & Hicks, M. D. (2020). Comparing Student Proofs to Explore a Structural Property in Abstract Algebra. PRIMUS.
  • Melhuish, K. M., Lew, K. M., Hicks, M., & Kandasamy, S. (2020). Abstract Algebra Students’ Evoked Concept Images for Functions and Homomorphisms . The Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 60. Published.
  • Melhuish, K. M., Ellis, B., & Hicks, M. D. (2020). Group Theory Students’ Perceptions of Binary Operation. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 103(1), 63–81.
  • Melhuish, K. M., & Hicks, M. (2019). A Validity Argument for an Undergraduate Mathematics Concept Inventory. In J. Bostic, E. Krupa, & J. Shih (Eds.), Quantitative Measures in Mathematics Education (Research in Mathematics Education Series). Netherlands: Springer.
  • Melhuish, K. M., & Fagan, J. (2018). Connecting Group Theory Concept Assessment Results to Core Concepts at the Secondary Level. In N. Wasserman (Ed.), Connecting abstract algebra to secondary mathematics, for secondary mathematics teachers (Research in Mathematics Education Series) (pp. 19–45). Netherlands: Springer.
  • Melhuish, K. M., Lew, K. M., Hicks, M. D., Guajardo, L. R., Dawkins, P. C., & Morey, S. (Forthcoming). Proving, Analyzing, and Deepening Understanding of a Structural Property in Abstract Algebra. In Building a Shareable Knowledge Base for Teaching in Collegiate Mathematics. Washington, D.C., United States of America: Mathematics Association of America.
  • Melhuish, K. M., Thanheiser, E., & Fagan, J. (2019). The Student Discourse Observation Tool: Focusing Teachers on Justifying and Generalizing.  Mathematics Teacher Educator, 7(2), 57–74.
  • Melhuish, K. M., Thanheiser, E., & Guyot, L. (2018). Elementary teachers’ noticing of mathematical reasoning forms. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 1–33.
  • Miller, G., & Obara, S. (2017). Finding meaning in mathematical mnemonics. Australian Mathematics Teacher73(3), 13–18.
  • Namakshi, N., Warshauer, H., Bhattacharyya, S., Koehne, C., & Warshauer, M. L. (2018). Tortoise and the Hare: Investigating Rates. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School23(May), 399–403.
  • Robinson, E. B., Cui, X., Namakshi, N., Warshauer, H. K., & Koehne, C. (2018). Abacus Interactive. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School23(March), 288–297.
  • Robinson, E. B., Cui, X., Warshauer, H. K., & Koehne, C. (2018). Collaboratively engaging with GCFs and LCMs. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. 24(September), 53–58.
  • Starkey, C., Warshauer, H. K., & Warshauer, M. L. (2019). Journaling to Support Student Learning: Case of an Elementary Number Theory Course. The Mathematics Enthusiast16(1).

Presentations

Psychology of Mathematics Education–North America (PME-NA) 2021

  • Bishop, J. P., Hicks, M., & Koehne, C. (2021). Mathematical authority in authoring, animating, and assessing mathematical ideas. In D. Olanoff, K. Johnson, & S. Spitzer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 1520–1525). Philadelphia: PA.
  •  Patterson, C. L., Wrightsman, E. M., Kirmizi, M., & McGraw, R. (2021). Extractive and inferential discourses for equation solving. In D. Olanoff, K. Johnson, & S. Spitzer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 390 - 394). Philadelphia: PA.
  • Dawkins, P. C., Roh, K. H., Eckman, D., & Cho, Y. K. (2021). Theo’s reinvention of the logic of conditional statements’ proofs rooted in set-based reasoning. In D. Olanoff, K. Johnson, & S. Spitzer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 518 - 527). Philadelphia: PA.
  • Hicks, M.  (2021). Conjecture of theorem statements and their proofs by analogy: the case of Andrew. In D. Olanoff, K. Johnson, & S. Spitzer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 588 - 592). Philadelphia: PA.
  • Czocher, J. A., Roan, E. A., Acevedo, C. I., & Swartz, M. A. (2021). The Interface of Quantification and Covariational Reasoning in Real World Scenarios. In D. Olanoff, K. Johnson, & S. Spitzer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 608 - 612). Philadelphia: PA.

  • Czocher, J. A., & Kularajan, S. S. S. (2021). Quantitative Reasoning and Covariational Reasoning as the Basis for Mathematical Structure for Real-World Situations. In D. Olanoff, K. Johnson, & S. Spitzer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 1247 - 1255). Philadelphia: PA.

  • Smith, S., Herrera, C., Warshauer, H. K., & Starkey, C. (2021). Developing Preservice Teachers’ Noticing of Equitable Practices to Empower Students Engaging in Productive Struggle. In Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 963–967). Philadelphia, PA, United States.

  • Melhuish, K., Koehne, C., & Ellis, B.  (2021). Using process mining to analyze teacher-student interaction. In Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 1617 - 1618). Philadelphia, PA, United States.

PME-NA - 2020

  • Lee, H.Y. & Guajardo. L. (2020). An Analysis of Coordinate Systems Presented in Grade 6- 8 Textbooks. North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 42nd Proceedings. Mazatlán, México
  •  Lee, H.Y., Hardison, H., Kandasamy, S.S., & Guajardo. L. (2020). Establishing a Cartesian Coordination in the Ant Farm Task: The case of Ginny. North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 42nd Proceedings. Mazatlán, México.
  • Patterson, C. & Guajardo, L. (2020). From Recursion to Induction: Student's Generalization Practices Through the Lens of Combinatorial Games. North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 42nd Proceedings. Mazatlán, México

PME-NA - 2019

  • Lambert, E., Hicks, M., Koehne, C., & Bishop, J.  (2019, November) The Power of Words Spoken: How Authority Influences Discourse.  Poster Presentation made at the 41st Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. St Louis, MO.
  • Cho, Y.K. (2019, November) Analysis of Mathematical Arguments in a 5th Grade Classroom.  Presentation made at the 41st Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. St Louis, MO.
  • Guyot, L. & White, A. (2019, November). Promoting an Authentic Experience of Statistical Practices in Statistics Education. Presentation made at the 41st Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. St Louis, MO.
  • Sorto, M. A., Melhuish, K. M., Thanheiser, E., Zied, K., Koehne, C., Sugimoto, A., … Strickland, S. K. (2019). Components of High-Quality Mathematics Classrooms: Attending to Learning Opportunities for English Language Learners. In S. Otten, A. G. Candela, Z. de Araujo, C. Haines, & C. Munter (Eds.), Proceedings of the forty-first annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA) (pp. 1594–1603).
  • Melhuish, K. M., Lew, K. M., Kandasamy, S. S., & Hicks, M. D. (2019). Function Coherence in Advanced Mathematics. In S. Otten, A. G. Candela, Z. de Araujo, C. Haines, & C. Munter (Eds.) Proceedings of the forty-first annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA) (pp. 961–966).

PME-NA - 2018

  • Melhuish, K. M., & Hicks, M. (2018). Student Understanding of the General Binary Operation Concept. In Hodges, T.E., Roy, G. J., & Tyminski, A. M. (Eds.). (2018). Proceedings of the 40th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Greenville, South Carolina. (pp. 548–555).
  • Czocher, J. & Kandasamy, S.S. (2018). On how Participation in a Modeling Competition Occasions Changes in Undergraduate Students’ Self-Efficacy Regarding Mathematical Modeling. In Hodges, T.E., Roy, G. J., & Tyminski, A. M. (Eds.). (2018). Proceedings of the 40th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Greenville, South Carolina. (pp. 548–555).
  • Hicks, M., Warshauer, H. & Warshauer, M.  (2018). Development of mathematics competence, identity, and sense of belonging to a community of mathematics learners. In Hodges, T.E., Roy, G. J., & Tyminski, A. M. (Eds.). (2018). Proceedings of the 40th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Greenville, South Carolina. (pp. 962–965).

Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME) 2021

  • Guajardo, L. R., Melhuish, K. M., & Zolt, H. M. (2021). Semiotic Conflicts in Students’ Collective Proof Comprehension Activity. In S. S. Karunakaran & A. Higgins (Eds.), 2021 Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Reports.

  • Hicks, M. D., Tucci, A. A., Koehne, C. R., Melhuish, K. M., & Bishop, J. P. (2021). Examining the distribution of authority in an inquiry-oriented abstract algebra environment. In S.S. Karunakaran & A. Higgins (Eds.), 2021 Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Reports, (pp. 109–116).

RUME 2020

  • Melhuish, K. M., Lew, K. M., Baumgard, T. B., & Ellis, B. (2020). Adapting K- 12 Teaching Routines to the Advanced Mathematics Classroom. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Boston, Massachusetts. (pp. 915–921).
  • Amman, K., Athey, B., Guajardo, L., Olsen, J., & Orr-Woods, C. (2020). Designing Proof Comprehension Tests in Real Analysis. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Boston, Massachusetts. (pp. 915–921).
  • Kandasamy, S.S., Lee, H.Y., & Guajardo. L. (2020).  The Ant Farm Task: The case of Ginny. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Boston, Massachusetts. (pp. 1222 - 1223).
  • Hicks, M. (2020). Student Mathematical Activity During Analogical Reasoning in Abstract Algebra. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Boston, Massachusetts. (pp. 1010 - 1015).
  • Roan, E., & Czocher, J.  (2020). Mathematical Modeling Competitions from the Participants’ Perspective Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Boston, Massachusetts. (pp. 1111 - 1116).
  • Kandasamy, S.S.  (2020).  Conflicts During Mathematical.  Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Boston, Massachusetts. (pp. 1010 - 1015).
  • Hicks, M., Guajardo, L., Melhuish, K., Lew, K. & Dawkins, P.  (2020). An Overview of the Orchestrating Discussion Around Proof (ODAP) Project.  Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Boston, Massachusetts. (pp. 1187 - 1188).

RUME 2019

  • Patterson C., Guajardo L., & Tomasso M. (2019). How Peer Mentors Support Students in Learning to Write Mathematical Proofs.  In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Melhuish, K. M., Lew, K. M., Hicks, M., & Kandasamy, S. (2019). Abstract Algebra Students’ Function-Related Understanding and Activity. In Weinberg, A., Moore-Russo, D., Soto, H., & Wawro, M. (Eds.). (2019). Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (pp. 419–427).
  • Czocher, J. A., Melhuish, K. M., & Kandasamy, S. S.  (2019). Participation in a Mathematical Modelling Competition as an Avenue for Increasing STEM Majors’ Mathematics Self-Efficacy. In Proceedings of 22nd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (pp. 419–427).
  • Sigley, R., Alqahtani, M., Zied, K., Widdall, V. & Hewer, E.   (2019). From Friend to Foe to Friend Again: Eliciting Personification of Pre-Service Teachers’ Beliefs of Mathematics. In Proceedings of 22nd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (pp. 1023 - 1028).
  • Sigley, R., Guyot, L. & White, A.  (2019). Studying the relationship between students’ perception of the mean and their understanding of variance. In Proceedings of 22nd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (pp. 1179 - 1180). 

RUME - 2018

  • Abili, M., Hewer, E., Lew, K. M., Melhuish, K. M., Sigley, R. (2018). How Diagrams are Leveraged in Introduction to Proof Textbooks. In Proceedings of 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. San Diego, Ca. (pp. 1676 -1677). 
  • Fagan, J.  & Melhuish, K. (2018). Proof Norms in Introduction to Proof Textbooks. In Proceedings of 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. San Diego, Ca. (pp. 743 - 751). 
  • Hewer, E. & Melhuish, K. (2018).  What are the Functions of Proof in Introduction to Proof Textbooks. In Proceedings of 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. San Diego, Ca. (pp. 1644 - 1645). 
  • Fagan, J. & Cheshire, D.  (2018).  Content Analysis of Introductory Textbooks in Point-Set Topology. In Proceedings of 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. San Diego, Ca. (pp. 1706 -1707).  
  • Kandasamy, S.S., & Melhuish, K. (2018).  Student ’s Attention to the Conclusion During Proofs. In Proceedings of 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. San Diego, Ca. (pp. 1678-1679). ​​​

International Congress on Teaching Statistics: Kyoto, Japan July 2018

  • Guyot, L., Walker, A., & White, A. (2018, July). Challenges for Independent Student Projects: A Perspective of the Teacher. In M. A. Sorto, A. White, & L. Guyot (Eds.), Looking back, looking forward: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS10, July, 2018), Kyoto, Japan. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.
  • White, A., Guyot, L., & Walker, A. (2018, July). Data in Search of a Context: An Icebreaker Activity. In M. A. Sorto, A. White, & L. Guyot (Eds.), Looking back, looking forward: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS10, July, 2018), Kyoto, Japan. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

NCTM Research Conference

  • Melhuish, K. M., Shaughnessy, M., Fagan, J., White, A., (2018) The Efficacy of the Mathematics Studio Model Professional Development. Presentation made at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, DC, United States