# Math Education Seminars - Spring 2014

## Spring 2014

- Jan 31:
**Lauren Hickman**, Texas State University: Preservice Teachers and Problem Solving in Number Theory: An investigation of Group Dynamics in Problem Based Learning - Feb 7:
**No Seminar - University Closed** - Feb 14:
**Luz Maldonado**, Texas State University: Bilingual Teachers' Professional Noticing of Bilingual Children's Mathematical Thinking - Feb 21:
**Shawn Peterson**, Texas State University: Turn on Your Electronic Device, Class is Starting - Feb 28:
**Yuliya Melnikova & Christina Starkey**, Texas State University: Pre-calculus Students' Difficulty with Modeling Rates of Change - Mar 7:
**Jake Hammons**, Texas State University: Spatial Reasoning with 3-D Pentominoes: A Teaching Talk & Smart Pen Technology as an Intervention in Calculus: Preliminary Results - Mar 14:
**No Seminar - Spring Break** - Mar 21
**(2:30 - 3:30)**:**Sharon Strickland**, Texas State University: Proof in the "Regular" Classroom: Construo Ergo Percipio (Or Being and Nothingness) - Mar 28:
**Stephanie Baker Peacock**, Texas State University: 4 out of 3 people have difficulty with fractions: Learning fractions through splitting in an online game - Apr 4:
**No Seminar** - Apr 11:
**Nama Namakshi**, Texas State University: Qualitative Data Analysis: An analysis of interviews from four university professors about conducting qualitative data analysis - Apr 18:
**Yuliya Melnikova**, Texas State University: Calculus I Labs: Are They Integral to Calculus Instruction? - Apr 25:
**Christopher Johnson**, Texas Woman's University: An Inquiry-based Approach to Learning Statistics Using R and Monte Carlo Simulations