## Phd Dissertations In Mathematics Education

## Recent Doctoral Dissertations in Statistics Education

If you, or one of your students, have recently completed a PhD or other doctoral degree with a dissertation in statistics education, please get in contact with Joan Garfield so that the details can be added here.

Year | Author | Institution | Title | Supervisor | Files |

2017 | Elizabeth Brondos Fry | University of Minnnesota | Introductory Statistics Students' Conceptual Understanding of Study Design and Conclusions | Robert delMas and Andrew Zieffler | Abstract Dissertation |

2017 | Jason Dolor | Portland State University | Investigating Statistics Teachers' Knowledge of Probability in the Context of Hypothesis Testing | Jennifer Noll | Abstract Dissertation |

2017 | Byungjoo Tak | Seoul National University | Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers' Statistical Knowledge for Teaching to Develop Statistical Literacy: Focusing on the Teaching of Sample (Dissertation in Korean, abstract available in English) | Kyeong-Hwa Lee | Abstract Dissertation |

2017 | Nicola Justice | University of Minnesota | Statistics Graduate Students’ Professional Development for Teaching: A Communities of Practice Model | Joan Garfield and Andrew Zieffler | Abstract Dissertation |

2017 | Laura Le | University of Minnesota | Assessing the Development of Students' Statistical Thinking: An Exploratory Study | Joan Garfield and Andrew Zieffler | Abstract Dissertation |

2016 | Jennifer N. Lovett | North Carolina State University | The Preparedness of Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers to Teach Statistics: A Cross-Institutional Mixed Methods Study | Hollylynne S. Lee | Abstract Dissertation |

2016 | Abdullah Mohammed Alomir | University of Glasgow | The experience of teaching statistics to non-specialist students in Saudi universities | John McColl and Catherine Bovill | Abstract Dissertation |

2016 | Anelise G. Sabbag | University of Minnesota | Examining the Relationship between Statistical Literacy and Statistical Reasoning | Joan Garfield and Andrew Zieffler | Abstract Dissertation |

2016 | Ruth A. Best | Walden University | An Online Statistics Course From Faculty and Students’ Perspectives: A Case Study | Elina Lampert-Shepel | Abstract Dissertation |

2015 | Adam Molnar | University of Georgia | High School Mathematics Teachers' Knowledge and Views of Conditional Probability | Jennifer J. Kaplan | Abstract Dissertation |

2015 | Basil Conway | Auburn University | A Comparison of High School Students’ Development of Statistical Reasoning Outcomes in High and Low Statistical Reasoning Learning Environments | Gary Martin | Abstract Dissertation |

2015 | Matthew Beckman | University of Minnesota | Assessment of cognitive transfer outcomes for students of introductory statistics | Joan Garfield, Robert delMas | Abstract Dissertation |

2015 | Anna Helga Jónsdóttir | University of Iceland | Development and testing of an open learning environment to enhance statistics and mathematics education | Gunnar Stefánsson | Abstract Dissertation |

2015 | Amelia Ahlers McNamara | University of California, Los Angeles | Bridging the Gap Between Tools for Learning and for Doing Statistics | Robert Gould, Fredrick R Paik Schoenberg | Abstract Dissertation |

2014 | Jennifer L. Loveland | Utah State University | Traditional Lecture versus an Activity Approach for Teaching Statistics: A Comparison of Outcomes | Kady Schneiter | Abstract Dissertation |

2014 | Soledad Estrella | Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso | The Table Object: An Epistemological, Cognitive, and Didactic Study | Arturo Mena Lorca, Dani Ben-Zvi | Abstract Dissertation |

2014 | Laura Ziegler | University of Minnesota | Reconceptualizing statistical literacy: Developing an assessment for the modern introductory statistics course | Joan Garfield, Michelle Everson | Abstract Dissertation |

2014 | Alain Bihan-Poudec | Université Catholique de l | Des chiffres et des êtres. Étude introductive à l’identification de la représentation sociale de la statistique chez des étudiants de premier cycle en Sciences humaines et sociales en France. (Numbers and human beings. Introductory study to identify the social representation of the statistics among undergraduate students in the humanities and social sciences in France. -- Abstract in English) | François Larose, Jean-Pierre Boutinet | Abstract Dissertation |

2013 | Adri Dierdorp | Utrecht University, the Netherlands | Learning Correlation and Regression within Authentic Contexts | J.A. vanMaanen, H.M.C. Eijkelhof, A. Bakker | Abstract Dissertation |

2013 | Dung Tran | University of Missouri - Columbia | Learning trajectories related to bivariate data in contemporary high school mathematics textbook series in the United States | James E. Tarr | Abstract Dissertation |

2013 | Virginia Kinnear | Queensland University of Technology | Young children's statistical reasoning: a tale of two contexts | Lyn English and Susan Danby | Abstract Dissertation |

2013 | James Baglin | RMIT University | Evaluating learning theory-based methods for improving the learning outcomes of introductory statistics courses | Cliff DaCosta | Abstract Dissertation |

2013 | Bridgette Jacob | Syracuse University | The Development of Introductory Statistics Students' Informal Inferential Reasoning and Its Relationship to Formal Inferential Reasoning | Helen Doerr | Abstract Dissertation |

2012 | Héctor Colón Rosa | University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras | Attitudes of University Students who took Statistics Introductory Courses and its Relationship with the Academic Success in the Subject (Dissertation in Spanish, abstract available in English) | Omar A. Hernández, Claudia X. Álvarez and Marco Antonio Martínez | Abstract Dissertation |

2012 | Anthony Bill | University of Tasmania | Using Fathom® statistical education software in high school to examine students’ acceptance of virtual simulation and use of simulation to model sample size when sampling from large and infinite populations | Jane Watson, Rosemary Callingham | Abstract Dissertation |

2012 | Noleine Fitzallen | University of Tasmania | Reasoning about Covariation with TinkerPlots | Jane Watson, Natalie Brown | Abstract Dissertation |

2012 | Jiyoon Park | U. Minnesota, USA | Developing and Validating an Instrument to Measure College Students’ Inferential Reasoning in Statistics: An argument-based approach to validation | Robert delMas, Joan Garfield | Abstract Dissertation |

2012 | Audbjorg Bjornsdottir | U. Minnesota, USA | Evaluating the Use of Two Different Models of Collaborative Tests in an Online Introductory Statistics Course | Joan Garfield, Michelle Everson | Abstract Dissertation |

2012 | Caroline Ramirez-Faghih | U. Cal. Davis, USA | Fostering Change in College Students’ Statistical Reasoning and Motivation through Statistical Investigation | Rebecca Ambrose, Jessica Utts | Abstract Dissertation |

2011 | Maryann E. Huey | University of Missouri - Columbia | Characterizing Middle and Secondary Preservice Teachers' Change in Inferential Reasoning | James E. Tarr | Abstract Dissertation |

2011 | Robyn Reaburn | University of Tasmania | Students’ Understanding of Statistical Inference: Implications for Teaching | Jane Watson, Kim Beswick | Abstract Dissertation |

2011 | Pamela Mery | San Francisco State U., USA | A Mixed Methods Study of a Statistics Pathway for Community College Students Placed Into Developmental Mathematics | Helen Hyun | Abstract Dissertation |

2011 | Monica Dabos | U. of California Santa Barbara, USA | Two-Year College Mathematics Instructors’ Conceptions of Variation | Mary Betsy Brenner, Dawn Holmes | Abstract Dissertation |

2011 | Mikhail Turegun | U. Oklahoma, USA | A Model for Developing and Assessing Community College Students’ Conceptions of the Range, Interquartile Range, and Standard Deviation | Stacy Reeder | Abstract Dissertation |

2011 | Gil Seong Mun | Chonbuk National U., South Korea | On Developing an Integrated Teaching and Learning Environment Providing a Bridge between Research Findings and Teaching Practice in Statistics Education | Kyung Soo Han | Abstract Dissertation |

2011 | Amanda T. Saw | Claremont Graduate U., USA | Learner Control, Expertise, and Self-Regulation: Implications for web-based statistics tutorials | Dale E. Berger | Abstract Dissertation |

2010 | Stijn Vanhoof | Katholieke U. Leuven, Belgium | Statistics Attitudes in University Students: Structure, stability, and relationship with achievement | Patrick Onghena | Abstract Dissertation |

2010 | Melissa M. Sovak | U. Pittsburgh, USA | The Effect of Student-Driven Projects on the Development of Statistical Reasoning | Leon J. Gleser | Abstract Dissertation |

2010 | Jesús Enrique Pinto Sosa | U. Salamanca, Spain | Pedagogical content knowledge on the representation of data statistics: studies (in Spanish with Abstract also in English) | María Teresa González Astudillo | Abstract Dissertation |

2010 | Colin Stuart Carmichael | U. Tasmania, Australia | The Development of Middle School Children’s Interest in Statistical Literacy | Rosemary Callingham, Ian Hay & Jane Watson | Abstract Dissertation |

2009 | Susan Peters | Pennsylvania State U., USA | Developing an Understanding of Variation: AP Statistics teachers’ perceptions and recollections of critical moments | Rose Mary Zbiek | Abstract Dissertation |

2009 | Pieternella S. Verhoeven | University of Utrecht, The Netherlands | Quality in Statistics Education. Determinants of Course Outcomes in Methods & Statistics Education at Universities and Colleges | Joop Hox & Mart Jan de Jong | Abstract Dissertation |

2009 | Jonathan Baker | Ohio State U., USA | Web-Based vs. Classroom Instruction of Statistics | Patricia Brosnan | Abstract Dissertation |

2009 | Jana Visnovska | Vanderbilt University, USA | Supporting Mathematics Teachers’ Learning: Building on current instructional practices to achieve a professional development agenda | Paul Cobb | Abstract Dissertation |

2008 | Stephanie A. Casey | Illinois State U., USA | Subject Matter Knowledge for Teaching Statistical Association | Cynthia Langrall | Abstract Dissertation |

2008 | Sandra Madden | Western Michigan University, USA | High School Mathematics Teachers’ Evolving Understanding of Comparing Distributions | Christian R. Hirsch | Abstract Dissertation |

2008 | Mark Marnich | University of Pittsburgh, USA | A Knowledge Structure for the Arithmetic Mean: Relationships between Statistical Conceptualizations and Mathematical Concepts | Ellen Ansell | Abstract Dissertation |

2008 | Leigh Slauson | Ohio State U. | Students’ Conceptual Understanding of Variability | Patricia Brosnan | Abstract Dissertation |

2008 | Javier Alejandro Corredor | U. Pittsburgh, USA | Learning Statistical Inference Through Computer-Supported Simulation and Data Analysis | Gaea Leinhardt | Abstract Dissertation |

2008 | Hans van Buuren | Open Universiteit Nederland | From subject-oriented to competence-based statistics education. An intervention study in a school of psychology. (Dissertation in Dutch. English Abstract includes an 6-page description in English). | Jasper von Grumbkow, Marcel van der Klink | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Timothy Jacobbe | Clemson University, Sth Carolina, USA | Elementary school teachers’ understanding of essential topics in statistics and the influence of assessment instruments and a reform curriculum upon their understanding | Bob Horton, | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Tim Burgess | Massey U., New Zealand | Investigating the Nature of Teacher Knowledge Needed and Used in Teaching Statistics | Margaret Walshaw & Glenda Anthony | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Sharon Lane-Getaz | U. of Minnesota, USA | Development and Validation of a Research-based Assessment: Reasoning about P-values and Statistical Significance | Joan Garfield and Robert delMas | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Rossi Hassad | Touro U. International, Cypress, Cal., USA | Development and Validation of a Scale for Measuring Instructors’ Attitudes toward | Anthony Coxon | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Morgan Earp | University of Denver, Colorado, USA | Development and Validation of the Statistics Anxiety Measure | Kathy E. Green | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Matthew Ciancetta | Portland State U., Oregon, USA | Statistics Students’ Reasoning When Comparing Distributions of Data | Michael Shaughnessy | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Mario Antonio Davidson | Ohio State U., USA | Understanding the Burdens of Race at a Predominantly White University: The experiences of underrepresented students in an introductory statistics course | Patricia Brosnan, Peter Demerath, William Notz | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Lucas Michel Budé | Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands | On the Improvement of Students’ Conceptual Understanding in Statistics Education | Martijn P.F. Berger | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Jennifer Noll | Portland State U. | Graduate Teaching Assistants’ Statistical Knowledge for Teaching | Michael Shaughnessy and Karen Marrongelle | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Jason Schenker | Kent State U.,USA | The Effectiveness of Technology Use in Statistics Instruction in Higher Education: A meta-analysis using hierarchical linear modeling | Shawn M. Fitzgerald | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Dirk Tiemen Tempelaar | Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands | Expectancy-value based achievement motivations and their role in student learning (almost all in English) | W. H. Gijselaers | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Debbie MacCullough | Penn State U., USA | A Study of Experts’ Understanding of Arithmetic Mean | Martin Simon | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Cláudia Borim da Silva | Pontificia U. Sao Paulo, Brazil | Pensamento Estatístico e raciocínio sobre variação: um estudo com Professores de Matemática (Statistical Thinking and Variation Reasoning: a study with Mathematics Teachers - Abstract in English) | Cileda de Queiroz e Silva Coutinho | Abstract Dissertation |

2007 | Carmen Diaz | University of Granada, Spain | Viabilidad de la enseñanza de la inferencia bayesiana en el análisis de datos en psicología (Suitability of teaching bayesian inference in data analysis courses directed to psychologists) ("Abstract" is 66 page summary in English) | Dr. Inmaculada de la Fuente | Abstract Dissertation |

2006 | Sibel Kazak | Washington U., St Louis, USA | Investigating Elementary School Students’ Reasoning About Distributions in Various Chance Events | Jere Confrey | Abstract Dissertation |

2006 | Jonathan Moritz | University of Tasmania, Australia | Developing Students’ Understandings and Representations of Statistical Covariation | Jane Watson | Abstract Dissertation |

2006 | Jennifer Julia Kaplan | U. of Texas at Austin, USA | Factors in Statistics Learning: Developing a dispositional attribution model to describe differences in the development of statistical proficiency | Philip Uri Treisman | Abstract Dissertation |

2006 | David Sears | Stanford U., USA | Effects of Innovation Versus Efficiency Tasks on Collaboration and Learning | Daniel Schwartz | Abstract Dissertation |

2006 | Beomsoo Han | Chonbuk National U., South Korea | Design of an Introductory Statistics Education Model: Understanding of student, interaction, and activity-based learning | Kyung Soo Han | Abstract Dissertation |

2006 | Andy Zieffler | U. of Minnesota, USA | A Longitudinal Investigation of the Development of College Students’ Reasoning About Bivariate Data During an Introductory Statistics Course | Joan Garfield | Abstract Dissertation |

2005 | Yan Liu | Vanderbilt U., Tennesee, USA | Teachers’ understandings of probability and statistical inference and their implications for professional development | Patrick Thompson | Abstract Dissertation |

2005 | Mari Murtonen | U. of Turku, Finland | Learning of Quantitative Research Methods - University Students’ Views, Motivation, and Difficulties in Learning | Erno Lehtinen and Erkki Olkinuora | Abstract Dissertation |

2005 | Birgit Christina Aquilonius | U. of California, Santa Barbara, USA | How Do College Students Reason About Hypothesis Testing in Introductory Statistics Courses? | Mary E. Brenner | Abstract Dissertation |

2004 | Teri Rysz | University of Cincinnati, USA | Metacognition in Learning Elementary Probability and Statistics | Janet C. Bobango and Daniel D. Wheeler | Abstract Dissertation |

2004 | Maria Alejandra Sorto | Michigan State U., USA | Prospective Middle School Teachers’ Knowledge about Data Analysis and its Application to Teaching | Sharon Senk | Abstract Dissertation |

2004 | Luis Saldanha | Vanderbilt U., USA | “Is This Sample Unusual?”: An Investigation of Students Exploring Connections Between Sampling Distributions and Statistical Inference. | Patrick Thompson | Abstract Dissertation |

2004 | Katie M. Makar | U. of Texas at Austin, USA | Developing statistical inquiry: Prospective secondary math and science teachers’ investigations of equity and fairness through analysis of accountability data. | Jere Confrey and Jill Marshall | Abstract Dissertation |

2004 | Daniel Lee Canada | Portland State U., USA | Elementary Preservice Teachers’ Conceptions of Variation | Mike Shaughnessy | Abstract Dissertation |

2004 | Arthur Bakker | Freudenthal Instituut, Universiteit Utrecht, the Netherlands | Design research in statistics education: On symbolizing and computer tools. | Koeno Gravemeijer, Gellof Kanselaar & Jan de Lange | Abstract Dissertation |

2003 | Randall E. Groth | Illinois State U., USA | Development of a High School Statistical Thinking Framework | Cynthia Langrall and Edward Mooney | Abstract Dissertation |

2003 | Jeffrey Hovermill Shamatha | U. of Colorado, USA | Technology-Supported Inquiry Learning in Mathematics and Statistics with Fathom: A Professional Development Project | Dominic Peressini | Abstract Dissertation |

2003 | Espasandin Lopes, C. A. | U. of Campinas, Brazil | O conhecimento profissional dos professores e suas relações com estatística e probabilidade na educação infantile (Teacher’s profesional knowledge in relation to statistics and probability in primary school education). | Anna Regina Lanner de Moura | Abstract |

2003 | Ana Serradó Bayés | U. of Cádiz, Spain | Dealing with Chance in Secondary School | Pilar Azcarate and Jose M. Cardeñoso | Abstract |

2002 | Laurie H. Rubel | Teachers College, Columbia University, USA | Probabilistic Misconceptions: Middle and High School Students’ Mechanisms for Judgments Under Uncertainty | Henry Pollak | Abstract |

2002 | Gwendolyn Zimmermann | Illinois State University, USA | Students’ Reasoning About Probability Simulations During Instruction | Graham A. Jones, Cynthia Langrall | Abstract Dissertation |

2002 | Gilda Lisboa Guimarães | Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil | Interpretando E Construindo Gráficos De Barras (Interpreting and Building Bar Graphs) | Antonio Roazzi, Verônica Ferreira | Abstract Dissertation |

2002 | Felicity Boyd | Johns Hopkins U., USA | Methods of Learning in Statistical Education: Design and analysis of a randomized trial | Marie Diener-West | Abstract Dissertation |

2002 | Estrada, A. | Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain | Análisis de las actitudes y conocimientos estadísticos elementales en la formación del profesorado. | Carmen Batanero y Jose María Fortuny | Abstract |

2002 | Cazorla, I.M. | U. of Campinas, Brazil | A relação entre a habilidade viso-pictórica e o domínio de conceitos estatísticos na leitura de gráficos (The relationships between visual-pictoric ability and understanding of statistical concepts in graph reading).. | Márcia Regina Ferreira de Brito | Abstract |

2001 | Sharkey, C. K. | The American University | Secondary school students conceptions, factors behind achievement, and problem solving strategies with stochastic problems. | Lyn Stallings | Abstract |

2001 | Scott, J. S. | U. of Georgia, USA | Modeling aspects of students’ attitudes and performance in an undergraduate introductory statistics course. | Joseph Wisenbaker | Abstract |

2001 | Phyllis, H. | Columbia U. Teachers College, USA | The effects of using computer manipulatives in teaching probability concepts to elementary school students. | Brice R. Vogelli | Abstract |

2001 | Omar Rouan | Université de Rabat, France | Lecture et Interprétation des représentations graphiques des données statistiques chez les élèves et les enseignants du secondaire (Secondary school students and teachers’ reading and interpretation of statistical data graphical representations) | Driss Lamrabet | Abstract |

2001 | Miller, G. F. (2001). | Columbia U. Teachers College, USA | The relationship between college student learning styles and assessment methods in elementary statistics. | Phillip J. Smith | Abstract |

2001 | Mark Earley | U. of Toledo, Ohio, USA | Investigating the development of knowledge structures in introductory statistics. | Thomas G. Dunn | Abstract |

2001 | Liliana Tauber | U. of Sevilla, Spain | La construcción del significado de la distribución normal a partir de actividades de análisis de datos (Building the meaning of normal distributions from data analysis activities). | Carmen Batanero and Victoria Sánchez | Abstract |

2001 | Gunnarsson, C. L. | U. of Cincinnati, USA | Student attitude and achievement in an online graduate statistics course. | Suzanne W. Soled | Abstract |

2001 | Dani Ben-Zvi | Weizmann Inst. of Science, Isreal | Children as Explorers: Exploratory Data Analysis by Junior High School Students in a Computer Assisted Environment | Abraham Arcavi, Alex Friedlander | Abstract Dissertation |

2001 | Condor, J. A. | U. of South Florida, USA | Effects of computer coaching in metacognitively cued elementary statistics instruction. | James, A. White and Michael F. Chappell | Abstract |

2001 | Bialas, P. J. | Columbia U. Teachers College | Spreadsheet use in an elementary statistics course. | Phillip J. Smith | Abstract |

2001 | Baloglu, M. | Texas A&M U. - Commerce, USA | An application of structural equation modeling techniques in the prediction of statistics anxiety among college students. | Paul F. Zelhart | Abstract |

2001 | Anne Louise Porter | U. of Wollongong, Australia | Improving Statistical Education through the Experience of Reflective Practice | John Hedberg & David Griffiths | Abstract Dissertation |

2000 | Maria Meletiou | U. of Texas at Austin, USA | Student Understanding of Variation. An Untapped Well in Statistical Reasoning. | Jere Confrey | Abstract Dissertation |

2000 | Maggie Back McGatha | Peabody College of Vanderbilt U., USA | Instructional Design in the Context of Classroom-Based Research: Documenting the learning of a research team as it engaged in a mathematics design experiment | Abstract | |

2000 | Li Jun | Nanyang Technological U., Singapore | Chinese students’ understanding of probability. | Lionel Pereira-Mendoza | Abstract Dissertation |

2000 | Jacqueline B. Miller | Ohio State U. | The Quest for the Constructivist Statistics Classroom: Viewing Practice Through Constructivist Theory | Emmalou Norland and William I. Notz | Abstract Dissertation |

2000 | Hollylynne Stohl Drier | U. of Virginia, USA | Children’s Probabilistic Reasoning in a Computer Microworld | Joe Garofalo | Abstract Dissertation |

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#### Theses/Dissertations from 2017

Curriculum Decisions and Reasoning of Middle School Teachers, Anand Mikel Bernard

Teacher Response to Instances of Student Thinking During Whole Class Discussion, Rachel Marie Bernard

Kyozaikenkyu: An In-Depth Look into Japanese Educators' Daily Planning Practices, Matthew David Melville

Analysis of Differential Equations Applications from the Coordination Class Perspective, Omar Antonio Naranjo Mayorga

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2016

The Principles of Effective Teaching Student Teachershave the Opportunity to Learn in an AlternativeStudent Teaching Structure, Danielle Rose Divis

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Teacher Participation and Motivation inProfessional Development, Krystal A. Hill

Student Evaluation of Mathematical Explanations in anInquiry-Based Mathematics Classroom, Ashley Burgess Hulet

English Learners' Participation in Mathematical Discourse, Lindsay Marie Merrill

Mathematical Interactions between Teachers and Students in the Finnish Mathematics Classroom, Paula Jeffery Prestwich

Parents and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Rebecca Anne Roberts

Examining the Effects of College Algebra on Students' Mathematical Dispositions, Kevin Lee Watson

Problems Faced by Reform Oriented Novice Mathematics Teachers Utilizing a Traditional Curriculum, Tyler Joseph Winiecke

Academic and Peer Status in the Mathematical Life Stories of Students, Carol Ann Wise

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2014

The Effect of Students' Mathematical Beliefs on Knowledge Transfer, Kristen Adams

Language Use in Mathematics Textbooks Written in English and Spanish, Kailie Ann Bertoch

Teachers' Curricular Reasoning and MKT in the Context of Algebra and Statistics, Kolby J. Gadd

Mathematical Telling in the Context of Teacher Interventions with Collaborative Groups, Brandon Kyle Singleton

An Investigation of How Preservice Teachers Design Mathematical Tasks, Elizabeth Karen Zwahlen

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2013

Student Understanding of Limit and Continuity at a Point: A Look into Four Potentially Problematic Conceptions, Miriam Lynne Amatangelo

Exploring the Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching of Japanese Teachers, Ratu Jared R. T. Bukarau

Comparing Two Different Student Teaching Structures by Analyzing Conversations Between Student Teachers and Their Cooperating Teachers, Niccole Suzette Franc

Professional Development as a Community of Practice and Its Associated Influence on the Induction of a Beginning Mathematics Teacher, Savannah O. Steele

Types of Questions that Comprise a Teacher's Questioning Discourse in a Conceptually-Oriented Classroom, Keilani Stolk

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2012

Student Teachers' Interactive Decisions with Respect to Student Mathematics Thinking, Jonathan J. Call

Manipulatives and the Growth of Mathematical Understanding, Stacie Joyce Gibbons

Learning Within a Computer-Assisted Instructional Environment: Effects on Multiplication Math Fact Mastery and Self-Efficacy in Elementary-Age Students, Loraine Jones Hanson

Mathematics Teacher Time Allocation, Ashley Martin Jones

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2011

How Student Positioning Can Lead to Failure in Inquiry-based Classrooms, Kelly Beatrice Campbell

Teachers' Decisions to Use Student Input During Class Discussion, Heather Taylor Toponce

A Conceptual Framework for Student Understanding of Logarithms, Heather Rebecca Ambler Williams

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2010

Growth in Students' Conceptions of Mathematical Induction, John David Gruver

Contextualized Motivation Theory (CMT): Intellectual Passion, Mathematical Need, Social Responsibility, and Personal Agency in Learning Mathematics, Janelle Marie Hart

Thinking on the Brink: Facilitating Student Teachers' Learning Through In-the-Moment Interjections, Travis L. Lemon

Understanding Teachers' Change Towards a Reform-Oriented Mathematics Classroom, Linnae Denise Williams

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2009

A Comparison of Mathematical Discourse in Online and Face-to-Face Environments, Shawn D. Broderick

The Influence of Risk Taking on Student Creation of Mathematical Meaning: Contextual Risk Theory, Erin Nicole Houghtaling

Uncovering Transformative Experiences: A Case Study of the Transformations Made by one Teacher in a Mathematics Professional Development Program, Rachelle Myler Orsak

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2008

Student Teacher Knowledge and Its Impact on Task Design, Tenille Cannon

How Eighth-Grade Students Estimate with Fractions, Audrey Linford Hanks

Similar but Different: The Complexities of Students' Mathematical Identities, Diane Skillicorn Hill

Choose Your Words: Refining What Counts as Mathematical Discourse in Students' Negotiation of Meaning for Rate of Change of Volume, Christine Johnson

Mathematics Student Teaching in Japan: A Multi-Case Study, Allison Turley Shwalb

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2007

Applying Toulmin's Argumentation Framework to Explanations in a Reform Oriented Mathematics Class, Jennifer Alder Brinkerhoff

What Are Some of the Common Traits in the Thought Processes of Undergraduate Students Capable of Creating Proof?, Karen Malina Duff

Probing for Reasons: Presentations, Questions, Phases, Kellyn Nicole Farlow

One Problem, Two Contexts, Danielle L. Gigger

The Main Challenges that a Teacher-in-Transition Faces When Teaching a High School Geometry Class, Greg Brough Henry

Discovering the Derivative Can Be "Invigorating:" Mark's Journey to Understanding Instantaneous Velocity, Charity Ann Gardner Hyer

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2006

How a Master Teacher Uses Questioning Within a Mathematical Discourse Community, Omel Angel Contreras

Determining High School Geometry Students' Geometric Understanding Using van Hiele Levels: Is There a Difference Between Standards-based Curriculum Students and NonStandards-based Curriculum Students?, Rebekah Loraine Genz

The Nature and Frequency of Mathematical Discussion During Lesson Study That Implemented the CMI Framework, Andrew Ray Glaze

Second Graders' Solution Strategies and Understanding of a Combination Problem, Tiffany Marie Hessing

What Does It Mean To Preservice Mathematics Teachers To Anticipate Student Responses?, Matthew M. Webb

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2005

Fraction Multiplication and Division Image Change in Pre-Service Elementary Teachers, Jennifer J. Cluff

An Examination of the Role of Writing in Mathematics Instruction, Amy Jeppsen

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2004

Reasoning About Motion: A Case Study, Tiffini Lynn Glaze

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2003

An Analysis of the Influence of Lesson Study on Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers' View of Self-As Mathematics Expert, Julie Stafford

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