# seminarUU

## Lecturer’s perspectives on students’ participation in university mathematics teaching

mathematics education seminar : Thomais Karavi (RUG). Thursday the 13th of October, 15:30 – 17:00. Lecturer’s perspectives on students’ participation in university mathematics teaching Teams online Link Abstract The most common teaching method in advanced mathematics courses is lectures. In this context, the lecturer is in front of a large cohort of students, presenting the…

## Scaffolding small groups

Scaffolding small groups Seminar Mathematics Education 8th of September 2022, 15:30-17:00 Sharon Calor of UvA. Teams Abstract Collaborative learning can be an important means for enhancing students’ learning of mathematics. Several studies have shown that mathematical discussions in small heterogeneous groups may lead to mathematical level raising. Teachers, however, find it difficult to…

## Seminar – Inquiry-Based Mathematics Education at University Level

Speaker: André Heck, Korteweg-de Vries Institute, University of Amsterdam 12-05-2022 – Time: 15:30 – 17:00 Link to teams Inquiry-Based Based Mathematics and Science Education (IBME/IBSE) at primary and secondary school level has proliferated since the Rocard project in 2007. However, university mathematics teaching has remained mainly traditional, especially in the first university years. But…

## Seminar – Professional development in ‘Mathematics in play’

Title Mathematics in play, Lecture by Ronald Keijzer People Ronald Keijzer Date 9-12-2021 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar The ‘Mathematics in play’-project aims at stimulating language and mathematics in young children’s spontaneous play. In the project professionals from kindergarten and preschool are joined with educators and researchers in a professional learning community (PLC) in…

## Seminar – Embodied technologies for understanding mathematics

Speaker: Anna Shvarts, Utrecht University 14-10-2021 – Time: 15:30 – 17:00 followed by drinks Location: David de Wied building, room 0.42, UU, Utrecht Or in Teams: Click here to join the meeting Abstract Technological devices intensively fill our lives. We do not schedule a meeting without a calendar assistant, do not recall phone numbers of…

## A new formative assessment approach with digital tools

Title A new formative assessment approach with digital tools People Peter Boon Date 20-5-2021 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar Currently (2021) Numworx is working on new tools for formative assessment of secondary education mathematics curricula. The goal is to create and disclose better data to determine students’ capabilities and weaknesses, especially for formative purposes….

## University Students’ Actions with Digital Algebra Textbooks

Title University Students’ Actions with Digital Algebra Textbooks People Angeliki Mali, University of Groningen Date 15-4-2021 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar In this seminar, I will talk about university students’ actions with digital textbooks by reporting on their patterns of viewing and of use in a linear algebra course taught at universities in seven…

## Making sense of student mathematical thinking: The role of teacher mathematical thinking

Title Making sense of student mathematical thinking: The role of teacher mathematical thinking People Chris Kooloos, Radboud University Date 11-3-2021 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar In mathematical whole-class discussions, teachers can build on various student ideas and develop these ideas toward mathematical goals. This requires teachers to make sense of their students’ mathematical thinking,…

## Seminar on student reasoning when combining mathematical and physical knowledge

Title The conceptual blending framework as a way to investigate the integration of mathematics and physics in student reasoning. People Martin Goedhart, Sofie Van den Eynde, University of Groningen Date 14-1-2021 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar During the last decades, the framework of conceptual blending has drawn attention in physics and mathematics education research….

## The themes of future mathematics education research

Title The themes of future mathematics education research: Results from an international survey People Arthur Bakker (UU), Jinfa Cai (Delaware, USA), Linda Zenger (UU) Date 10-12-2020 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar On what themes or research questions should mathematics education research focus in the coming decade? From across six continents and 43 countries, 229…

## Seminar Carolien Duijzer, Utrecht University/Marnix Academie

Title – Moving towards understanding: reasoning about graphs in primary mathematics education 12 november 2020 – 15:30-17:00 Zie ook de pagina over haar proefschrift. During my PhD I focused on stimulating fifth-grade students’ reasoning with motion graphs, as an approach to incorporate higher-order thinking (HOT) in mathematics activities in primary school. The graphing of motion…

## Online Mathematics Education Seminar – Peter Kop

Title Teaching graphing formulas by hand to promote students’ symbol sense People Peter Kop, Universiteit Leiden Date 8-10-2020 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar Many students in secondary school continue to have serious problems with algebra formulas which are very abstract for them (e.g. Kieran, 2006). Often these students lack symbol sense, that is, they…

## Mathematical reasoning and its various obstacles

Title Mathematical reasoning and its various obstacles – the case of over-using proportional methods. People Wim van Dooren, KU Leuven Date 18-6-2020 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar Looking back at a bit more than a decade of involvement in mathematics education research, I noticed one clear Leitmotiv: Nearly always I ended up investigating students…

## Computers as teaching assistants: automated intelligent feedback in university statistics education

Title Computers as teaching assistants: automated intelligent feedback in university statistics education. People Sietske Tacoma, Universiteit Utrecht Date 12-3-2020 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar Introductory statistics courses are both essential and challenging for many university students. Students struggle to understand the abstract concepts involved, such as significance level and p-value, and the role of…

## Designing embodied tasks in statistics education

Title Designing embodied tasks in statistics education People Lonneke Boels Date 19-9-2019 Source Utrecht University, Freudenthal Institute seminar Histograms are widely used and difficult to interpret for students. In this talk I will present a sequence of tasks that is designed to scaffold students’ understanding of histograms. The design of the tasks is based on…