The Math Reading Group meets monthly to discuss Math Education research papers.
Here is the list of papers that have been discussed so far. All papers are available through UBC Library.
Immediate and delayed effects of meta-cognitive
instruction on regulation of cognition
and mathematics achievement,
Metacognition and Learning, 3:147-157 (2008). Presentation slides.
Expert and Novice Approaches to Reading Mathematical Proofs,
Inglis, M., & Alcock, L., Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 43(4) (2012). Presentation slides.
Differences between experts' and students' conceptual images of the mathematical
structure of Taylor series convergence,
Educational Studies in Mathematics, doi:10.1007/s10649-012-9425-7 (2012).
Calculus students. abilities to solve geometric related rate problems,
Martin T., Mathematics Education Research Journal, 12 (2), 74-91 (2000).
Evaluating student response to WeBWorK, a web-based homework delivery
and grading system, Roth V., Ivanchenko V., Record N., Computers and Education, Vol. 50, No. 5 (2008).
Examining the Interactions between Mathematical Content and Pedagogical Form: Notes on the Structure of the Lesson,
For the Learning of Mathematics, Vol. 24, No. 1 pp. 40-47, (Mar., 2004)
Sustaining integrated technology in undergraduate mathematics,
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, Vol. 42, No. 6, (2011)
Approaches to data analysis of multiple-choice questions, Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research 5, 020103 (2009)
Undergraduate students' preference for procedural to conceptual solutions to mathematical problems,
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, Vol. 40, No. 7, 2009
A Calculus Graphing Schema, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Vol. 31, No. 5 (2000)
Problem-solving, proving, and learning: The relationship between problem-solving processes and
learning opportunities in the activity of proof construction Journal of Mathematical Behavior 24, 351-360 (2005)
Student Difficulty in Constructing Proofs: The Need for Strategic Knowledge, Educational Studies in Mathematics, Vol. 48, No. 1 (2001)
Developing Study Skills in a First Year Mathematics Course, New Zealand Journal of Mathematics 32
(Supplementary Issue), 217-225 (2003).
Factors influencing first-year students' success in mathematics, Int. J. Math. Edu. Sci. Technol. Vol. 31, No. 1, (2000)