Seminar in Mathematics Education: Curriculum and Readings
Development of Algebraic Thinking; Curriculum Effectiveness
NSF-funded research project: A Longitudinal Investigation of the Effects of Curriculum on Algebraic Learning (LieCal), 2004-2009
Cai, J., Nie, B., Moyer, J. C., & Wang, N., Teaching mathematics using Standards-based and traditional curricula: A case of variable ideas. In Y. Li & G. Lappan (Eds.), Mathematics Curriculum in School Education (pp. 391-415). New York, NY: Springer, 2014.
Cai, J., Moyer, J. C., & Wang, N., Longitudinal investigation of the effect of middle school curriculum on learning in high school. In A. M. Lindmeier & A. Heinze (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology in Mathematics Education (pp. 137-144). Kiel, Germany: PME, 2013.
Nie, B., Freedman, T., Hwang, S., Wang, N., Moyer, J. C., & Cai, J., An investigation of teachers’ intentions and reflections about using Standards-based and traditional textbooks in the classroom. Zentralblatt für Didaktik der Mathematik (ZDM—International Journal on Mathematics Education), 45(5), 699-711, 2013.
Magiera, M., van den Kieboom, L., & Moyer, J. C., An exploratory study of pre-service middle school teachers' knowledge of algebraic thinking. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 84(1), 94-113, 2013.
Cai, J., Moyer, J. C., Wang, N., Hwang, S., Nie, B., & Garber, T., Mathematical problem posing as a measure of curricular effect on students' learning. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 83(1), 57-69, 2012.
The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science hosted the NSF-funded Summer 2013 Research Experience (REU) for Undergraduates. This program provides U.S. undergraduates with an intensive, faculty-mentored, summer research experience in the areas of applied mathematics, high-performance computing, statistics, ubiquitous systems and mathematics education. Learn more