Maths and Education-2nd Research Symposium,25 March 2013
Programme
  • 9:30am Registration (The View, Bailey Allen)

  • 10:00am Opening Address from Dr.Catherine Paolucci (Joint co-ordinator BA Maths and Education) and Dr.Mary Flemming (Head of Education, NUIG) (The View, Bailey Allen Hall)

  • 10:15am Keynote Speaker: Prof. Bob Cunningham (College of New Jersey)  - "Building Student Understanding of Mathematics through Reasoning and Proof". (The View, Bailey Allen Hall)

  • 11:00am Coffee break including Mathematics Carnival showcased by BA Maths and Education students (The View, Bailey Allen Hall)

  • 11:30am Presentation of Research papers by BA Maths and Education students - 3 sessions run parallel (The Education Department Building)

  • 12:30pm Lunch

                          Mathematics Carnival will remain open during lunch time

  • 1:30pm Mathematics Posters showcased by BA Maths and Education students (The View, Bailey Allen Hall)
  • 2:30pm Discussion forum on mathematics textbooks, their use and implications for the classroom. Contributions from Dr. Lisa O Keeffe (University of Limerick), Dr. Judy Paterson (University of Auckland) and Dr. Jon Davis (Western Michigan University). (The View, Bailey Allen Hall

  • 3:15pm Closing Address from Dr. Ray Ryan (Head of Mathematics, NUIG) and Dr. Kevin Jennings (Joint co-ordinator BA Maths and Education) (The View, Bailey Allen Hall)

  • 3:30pm Symposium closes.