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First Collegiate Mathematics Grade and Persistence to Graduation in STEM
This study explores the relationship between college students’ first mathematics course and persistence to graduation with a bachelor’s degree in a Scientific, Technical, Engineering, or Mathematical (STEM) field. Half of ...
Identification and Establishment of Social and Sociomathematical Norms Associated with Mathematically Productive Discourse
For some time, the mathematics education community has sought to involve students more actively in classroom mathematical discourse, but realizing this goal has been problematic. This study has two goals: the first is to ...
Studying and supporting the teaching practice of calculus teaching assistants
Graduate teaching assistants (TAs) are an important group of math instructors whose practice deserves to be supported and studied. In this action research study, I lead a customized regimen of professional development ...
Examining Student Agency in an Active-Learning Business Calculus Course
This study explored student agency in an active-learning business calculus course. The lecture-style instructional practices typically used in this course at this institution allow few opportunities for students to interact ...
High School Student Representational Adaptivity and Transfer in Multiplying Polynomials
While there is an extensive amount of research on representations for solving problems involving functions, there are few studies on high school student use of multiple representations for multiplying polynomials. This ...