Presentations and Workshops


  • Symposium: How do middle grades teachers recognize proportional relationships?
    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2014 Research Conference
    New Orleans, LA
    Wednesday, April 9th 2014
    - Chandra Orrill*, Kaput Center, UMass Dartmouth & Allan Cohen, University of Georgia, "Purpose and conceptualization: The challenges of operationalizing best practices from psychometrics for measuring teacher knowledge"
  • Poster session: Using the mixture Rasch model to explore knowledge resources students invoke in mathematic and science assessments
    AERA 2014
    Philadelphia, PA
    Saturday, April 5th 2014
    - Danhui Zhang, Beijing Normal University
    - Chandra Orrill*, Kaput Center, UMass Dartmouth
    - Todd Campbell, University of Connecticut
    (10:35am - 12:05pm)
  • Individual Session: An Analysis of Mathematical Content Knowledge for Teaching
    AMTE 2014
    Irvine, CA
    Thursday, February 6th 2014
    - John (Zig) Michael Siegfried, James Madison Univeristy
    - Randolph Philipp, San Diego State University
    - Victoria Jacobs, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    - Lisa Lamb, San Diego State University
    - Jessica Bishop, University of Georgia
    - Robert Joseph Nanna*, Kaput Center, UMass Dartmouth
    - Casey Hawthorne, San Diego State University
    (1:45pm - 2:45pm)
    We discuss Common, Specialized, and Pedagogical Content Knowledge. Place-value and integer items used in two large NSF-funded research projects enable us to consider boundaries among types of knowledge while illuminating distinctions. Implications for teaching and researh are considered.

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