Past Presentations

Teaching Mathematics via Primary Historical Source Projects, Dominic Klyve, Northeastern Section MAA Spring Meeting, New Haven, CT, June 3, 2022.

Discursive transgressive actions exhibited in a History of Calculus course, Mark Watford, Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (hybrid), Boston MA, Feb 24–26, 2022. 

Modern Factorization versus Ancient Subtraction for Calculating the GCD, Mary Flagg, Association for Mathematics Teacher Educators Texas Section Conference (virtual), September 18, 2021.

Teaching Mathematics via Primary Historical Source Projects, Dominic Klyve, Faculty workshop at the MAA Arkansas-Oklahoma Sectional Meeting, Lawton, OK, April 10, 2021.

‘Access’ in Mathematics Education: Expanding our Perspectives with Primary Historical Sources, Cihan Can, Kathleen M. Clark, Mark Watford, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (virtual), April 10, 2021.

Leveraging Primary Historical Sources for the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate MathematicsKathleen M. Clark, Mathematics Department Colloquium (Virtual), Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL, March 19, 2021. 

Using Primary Source Historical Projects in the Mathematics Classroom, Kenneth M. Monks, Virtual ColoMATYC Meeting, March 5, 2021.

Discovery through Figurate Numbers, Jerry Lodder, S. Fawaz Jimoh, Arizona Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges [Arizmatyc] , Virtual cConference, March 5, 2021.

The Power, Practice, and Potential of Primary Source Projects: Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics, Kathleen M. Clark, Fifth Annual Mathematics Mini-Conference (Virtual Keynote), Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, January 29, 2021.

Babylonian Numeration, Mark Koester, Colorado Math Leaders (CML) Affiliate of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NSCM) Meeting, Denver CO, November 10, 2020.

Promoting Students’ Mathematical Growth in Undergraduate Mathematics: Transgressions as a Lens in Qualitative Inquiry. Kathleen M. Clark, John M. Watford, Cihan Can, Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 25, 2020

Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Source Projects, MAA Workshop, Diana White, Nicholas Scoville, Janet Barnett, Kathy Clark, Jerry Lodder, Dominic Klyve, Danny Otero,  Joint Mathematics Meeting, Denver CO, January 16, 2020

Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (poster presentation)Jerry Lodder, Janet Barnett, Kathy Clark, Dominic Klyve, Danny Otero, Nicholas Scoville, Diana White, Joint Mathematics Meeting, Denver CO, January 16, 2020

Connecting Algebra and Geometry through Historical Texts, Mark Koester, Annual Conference of the California Mathematics Council – Northern Section, Pacific Grove CA, December 6-8, 2019

Using Primary Source Projects to teach undergraduate mathematics content: analysis of instructor implementation and perceptions, Diana White, Nicholas Carruth, Joshua Eastes, Dominic Klyve, Daniel Otero, and Nicholas A. Scoville, Swan Delta Conference 2019, Fremantle Australia; 24 – 29 November 2019

The Powerfully Scintillating Pedagogy of Primary Source Projects: Reading the masters to stimulate student learning and transform your teaching. (Workshop)Daniel E. Otero, MAA Ohio Sectional Meeting, Portsmouth OH, October 23, 2019

Teaching Math with Original Historical Sources, Mary Flagg, University of St. Thomas Faculty Research Colloquium, Houston TX, October 29, 2019

Using Primary Sources from the History of Mathematics to Engage All Students (Workshop), Mark Koester and Tayna Camargo, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional, Nashville TN, October 2-4, 2019

“In Which They Reveal to Us Only the Best of Their Thoughts”: on teaching mathematics through primary historical sources, Daniel E. Otero, Special Session on Relations Between the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics, AMS Central Section / HPM-Americas Meeting, Madison WI, September 14, 2019

An entirely new phenomenon presents itself here …” Teaching and learning number theory via primary historical source, Janet Heine Barnett, Special Session on Relations Between the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics, AMS Central Section / HPM-Americas Meeting, Madison WI, September 14, 2019

Benefits, obstacles, and transgressions, oh my! Examining the potential of primary sources to promote transgressive actions, Kathleen Michelle Clark, Special Session on Relations Between the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics, AMS Central Section / HPM-Americas Meeting, Madison WI, September 14, 2019

Gnomonic Explorations: A Primary Source Project in Number Theory for Mathematics Majors, Elementary Teachers and Others, Janet Heine Barnett, MathFest, Cincinnati OH, August 2, 2019

Completing the Square with al-Khwarizmi, Daniel E. Otero, MathFest, Cincinnati OH, August 2, 2019.

Figurate Numbers from Nicomachus to Pascal, Jerry M. Lodder, MathFest, Cincinnati OH, August 2, 2019

TRIUMPHS Graduate Student Workshop at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces NM, Danny Otero, Nick Scoville, Jerry Lodder, David Pengelley, Sarah Hagen, Kristina Brantley, Fawaz Jimoh, Rabah Almaaitah, July 19-20, 2019

Teaching Linear Algebra with History, Mary Flagg, Invited Session on Linear Algebra Education, International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) 2019 Conference: Linear Algebra without Borders, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 8-12, 2019

Using Primary Historical Sources to Teach Statistics, Beverly Wood, Joint Statistics Meeting, Denver CO, July 30, 2019

TRansforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics with Primary Historical Sources, Daniel Otero, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, March 6, 2019

TRansforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics with Primary Historical Sources, Daniel Otero, University of Stirling, Scotland, February 27, 2019

TRansforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics with Primary Historical Sources, Daniel Otero, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, February 21, 2019

TRansforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics with Primary Historical Sources, Daniel Otero, University of Dundee, Scotland, February 11, 2019

How to Read a Math Book: Reshaping Math Education Through Primary Historical Sources (Invited Keynote Address)Adam Glesser, California Mathematics Council Community Colleges Fall Conference, Monterey CA, December 8, 2018

Sine, Cosine, and EulerKatherine Vance, MAA Iowa Section Meeting, Sioux City IA, October 5-6, 2018

TRIUMPHS Training Workshop at the University of Colorado Denver, September 13 – 15, 2018.

The Radius of Curvature According to Christiaan HuygensJerry M. Lodder, MathFest, Denver CO, August 4, 2018.

Learning Mathematics through Historical ProjectsQin Yang, MathFest, Denver CO, August 4, 2018.

Implementing Primary Source Projects Using Overleaf, a Latex Platform in the CloudKenneth M. Monks, MathFest, Denver CO, August 4, 2018.

Bridging the Sciences and the Humanities with Primary Historical SourcesAbe Edwards, MathFest, Denver CO, August 4, 2018.

Beyond Just Doing the Math: An Investigation of the Role of Primary Source Projects in Supporting Student Learning of the Meta-Discursive Rules of MathematicsJanet Heine Barnett, Cihan Can, Kathleen Clark, MathFest, Denver CO, August 4, 2018.

Developing a Growth Mindset using TRIUMPHS PSPsEdward Bonan-Hamada, MathFest, Denver CO, August 4, 2018.

Should We Call It the Abel-Dirichlet Theorem?David Ruch, Joshua Gonzales, Ahern Nelson, MathFest, Denver CO, August 3, 2018.

Mathematical Communication: the Unexpected Benefit of Using PHSsMatthew Cathey, MathFest, Denver CO, August 3, 2018.

Modern Algebra—A Collection of Mathematical TRIUMPHSAdam Glesser, MathFest, Denver CO, August 3, 2018.

Pythagorean Triples: Connections Between Algebra and GeometryMark Koester, MathFest, Denver CO, August 2, 2018.

Instructors’ Experiences Using Primary Source Projects in Mathematics ClassroomsDaniel E. Otero, MathFest, Denver CO, August 2, 2018.

Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (poster presentation)Nicholas Scoville, Dominic Klyve, Jerry Lodder, Janet Barnett, Danny Otero, Kathy Clark, Diana White, MathFest, Denver CO, August 2, 2018.

A Case Study of the Pedagogical Implementation of Primary Sources in Undergraduate Mathematics, Matt Mauntel & Kathy ClarkEuropean Summer University – 8, Oslo, Norway, July 24, 2018.

Leonhard Euler’s Differentials: An Attempt to Restructure Teaching of the Derivative Concept, Cihan Can, Mehmet Atkas, Janet Barnett & Kathy ClarkEuropean Summer University – 8, Oslo, Norway, July 23, 2018.

Old Nepali Mathematics Books in Modern Day Teaching and Learning of Mathematics, Deepak BaysalEuropean Summer University – 8, Oslo, Norway, July 20-24, 2018.

Engaging with Primary Sources in a Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Course, Marcela ChiorescuEuropean Summer University – 8, Oslo, Norway, July 20-24, 2018.

A Gaussian Tale for the Classroom: Lemniscates, Arithmetic-Geometric Means, and MoreJanet Heine Barnett, Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Montreal, June 4-6, 2018.

Teaching Linear Algebra with Primary SourcesMary Flagg, Inquiry-Based Learning and Teaching in Mathematics Conference, University of Texas at Austin, May 31-June 2, 2018.

Using Primary Source Projects to Learn Real Analysis, with Investigations from Cauchy and AbelDave Ruch, Conference on History of Mathematics & Teaching of Mathematics, May 23-26, 2018, Miskolc, Hungary.

The Powerfully Scintillating Pedagogy of Primary Source Projects: Reading the masters to stimulate student learning and transform your teaching. (Workshop)Janet Heine Barnett, MAA Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Greeley CO, April 13-14, 2018.

Using a TRIUMPHS PSP and the Growth MindsetEdward Bonan-Hamada, MAA Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Greeley CO, April 13-14, 2018.

Uniform and Pointwise Behavior in Cauchy’s WorkDave Ruch, MAA Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Greeley CO, April 13-14, 2018.

A Gaussian Tale for the Classroom: Lemniscates, Arithmetic-Geometric Means, and MoreJanet Heine Barnett, MAA Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Greeley CO, April 13-14, 2018.

The Figurate Numbers and Mathematical InductionJerry Lodder, Southwest Section Meeting of the MAA, Tucson, Arizona, April 6, 2018.

Revolutionary Mathematics: Liberating Ideas from History for Today’s Teachers and StudentsJanet Heine Barnett, Colorado Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges Annual Meeting, Spring 2018 Keynote Address, 2 March 2018, Aurora Community College.

Investigating Students’ Meta-Level Object-Reflections and Discourse-Reflections: The Provocative Power of Primary Historical Sources. (Preliminary Report.)Cihan Can, Janet Heine Barnett & Kathleen M. Clark, RUME, Feb 22 – 24, 2018, San Diego CA

Perspectives in the Use of Primary Sources in Undergraduate Mathematics Education: A Triangulation of Author, Instructor, and Student. (Poster.)Matthew Mauntel & Kathleen M. Clark, RUME, Feb 22 – 24, 2018, San Diego CA

MAA Minicourse #9: Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Source Projects, Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 11 and January 13, 2018, San Diego CA 

Prime Sources: A Classroom-tested Student Project Approach to Learning Today’s Number Theory through the Works of its Historical Masters, Janet Heine BarnettJoint Mathematics Meetings, Friday January 12, 2018, San Diego CA

Engaging students with the Pell equation through inquiry with primary historical sources, Keith M Jones and Toke Lindegaard KnudsenJoint Mathematics Meetings, Friday January 12, San Diego CA 

Teaching P-values from Primary Sources, Dominic KlyveJoint Mathematics Meetings, Friday, January 12, 2018, San Diego CA 

Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (TRIUMPHS), Jerry Lodder, Kathleen Clark, Janet Heine Barnett, Dominic Klyve, Nicholas Scoville, Daniel Otero, Diana WhiteJoint Mathematics Meetings, Thursday, January 11, 2018 San Diego CA

Singing sines in Sanskrit slokas, Deepak BasyalJoint Mathematics Meetings, Thursday January 11, 2018, San Diego CA 

Determining the Determinant: learning in the footsteps of Cramer and Cauchy, Daniel E. OteroJoint Mathematics Meetings, Thursday January 11,2018, San Diego CA 

Solving a System of Equations Using Ancient Chinese Methods, Mary FlaggJoint Mathematics Meetings, Thursday January 11, 2018, San Diego CA 

Figurate Numbers and Mathematical Induction, Jerry LodderJoint Mathematics Meetings, Wednesday January 10, 2018, San Diego CA 

Read the masters! Learning abstract algebra via Primary Source ProjectJanet Heine Barnett, Midwest History of Mathematics Conference, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, September 29 -30, 2017.

A Course in Geometry based on Historical SourcesJerry Lodder, MathFest 2017, Session on Euclid and the Mathematics of Antiquity in the 21st Century, July 29, 2017, Chicago, IL.

Monsters in the Classroom: Learning analysis through works of DarbouxJanet Heine Barnett, MAA Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, April 21-22, 2017, Pueblo CO

Mean Value Theorem: History and a Primary Source Project for a Real Analysis CourseDave Ruch (external author), MSU Denver, History of Mathematics Special Session, MAA Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, April 21-22, 2017, Pueblo CO

Learning Mathematics through Historical ProjectsQin Yang (site-tester), MSU Denver, Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, April 21-22, 2017, Pueblo CO

Workshop on Teaching Mathematics with Primary Historical SourcesDominic KlyveIntermountain Section of the MAA, April 8, 2017, Ogden, Utah

Mathematical Fights! The seedy underbelly of mathematical historyDominic KlyveIntermountain Section of the MAA, April 7, 2017, Ogden, Utah

Workshop on Teaching Mathematics with Primary Historical SourcesDominic Klyve and Nick Scoville Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EpaDel) Section of the MAA, April 1, 2017, Kutztown, PA

Mathematical Fights! The seedy underbelly of mathematical historyDominic KlyveEastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EpaDel) Section of the MAA, April 1, 2017, Kutztown, PA

Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics Using Primary Source Projects Emily Casey TMATYC 2017 , March 24-25 2017, Knoxville, TN

Primary source projects in an undergraduate mathematics classroom: A pilot case in a topology courseKathleen Clark, Daniel Otero, Nicholas Scoville, TWG 12 History in Mathematics Education session at 10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education (CERME 10), Dublin Ireland, February 1-5, 2017. Presentation Slides

Primary Sources in Every Classroom: an interactive introductionDominic Klyve, 26th Conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Bloemfontein, South Africa, January 20, 2017. Presentation Slides

Medieval India’s Solution to the Pell Equation as a Classroom Project, Toke L Knudsen and Keith M. Jones (external authors)Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia 

Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (poster presentation), Dominic Klyve, Janet Barnett, Kathleen Clark, Jerry Lodder, Daniel Otero, Diana White, Nicholas ScovilleJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia 

Distance in Geometry, Jerry LodderJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia 

Preparing Students for Trigonometry with a Primary Source Project, Daniel E. OteroJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

Collaborative Research: Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (TRIUMPHS), Nicholas A ScovilleJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia. Presentation Slides 

Read the masters! Learning abstract algebra via Primary Source Projects, Janet Heine BarnettJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

Drinking straight from the source: Learning today’s mathematics through its historical roots, Janet Heine BarnettJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

Teaching Undergraduates (Trigonometry) with Primary Historical SourcesDanny OteroOhio State Math Education Forum, Columbus OH, November 18 2016

Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics Using Primary Source ProjectsJanet Heine Barnett and Diana White, Workshop at American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (AMAYTC), Denver CO, November 17 – 20, 2016.

Mathematical Fights! The seedy underbelly of mathematical historyDominic Klyve, Saint Mary’s College of Maryland, November 15, St. Mary’s City, Maryland.

Mathematical Fights! The seedy underbelly of mathematical historyDominic Klyve, University of North Carolina Greensboro Undergraduate Research Confernce, November 12, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Mathematical Fights! The seedy underbelly of mathematical historyDominic Klyve, Elon University Mathematics Recruitment dinner, November 10, Elon, North Carolina.

Mathematical Fights! The seedy underbelly of mathematical historyDominic Klyve, Catawba College, November 10, Salisbury, North Carolina.

The TRIUMPHS project: Opportunities for history, research, and change in undergraduate mathematics classrooms.K. Clark & C. Can, , Presentation at Fall Meeting, History and Pedagogy of Mathematics – Americas Section, SanDiego, CA, October 2016. Presentation Slides

TRIUMPHS Training Workshop at the University of Colorado Denver, September 8 – 10, 2016. Photos available here

Primary Historical Sources in the Classroom: Graph Theory and Spanning TreesJerry LodderInternational Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Topic Study Group lecture, July 26, 2016, Hamburg, Germany

Connecting past to present: an approach to teaching topology and more via original sourcesNicholas A Scoville, Janet Heine Barnett, Kathy Clark, Danny Otero, and Diana WhiteThe HPM Satellite Meeting of ICME-13 (International Conference on Mathematical Education), July 18-22 2016, Montpellier, France

Monsters in the Mathematics Classroom: Learning analysis through the works of Gaston DarbouxJanet Heine BarnettThe HPM Satellite Meeting of ICME-13 (International Conference on Mathematical Education), July 18-22 2016, Montpellier, France

Is the disjunctive form really normal? Teaching boolean algebra via original sources, Janet Heine BarnettCanadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Calgary Alberta (Canada), May 29 – 31, 2016

Dedekind’s Ideals: Prime Mathematics for Today’s Students, Janet Heine Barnett, History of Mathematics Special Session, MAA Joint Intermountain and Rocky Mountain Sections Meeting, Grand Junction CO, April 8-9, 2016

History as Travel Guide and Companion: Mathematical Itineraries to Excite, Educate and Entertain, Janet Heine Barnett, Burton W. Jones Distinguished Teaching Award Invited Talk, MAA Joint Intermountain and Rocky Mountain Sections Meeting, Grand Junction CO, April 8-9, 2016

Teaching with historical curricular modules: The juxtaposition of Prufer and Boruvka, Jerry LodderJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 6-9, 2016, Seattle, Washington

Greek Chords and Hindu Sines: teaching trigonometry with original sources, Daniel E. OteroJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 6-9, 2016, Seattle, Washington

The Cantor Set before Cantor, Nicholas A ScovilleJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 6-9, 2016, Seattle, Washington. Presentation Slides

Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (poster presentation), Dominic Klyve, Janet Barnett, Kathleen Clark, Jerry Lodder, Daniel Otero, Diana White, Nicholas ScovilleJoint Mathematics Meetings, January 6-9, 2016, Seattle, Washington

Primary Sources in Every Classroom: an interactive introductionDominic KlyveTendencias en la educación matemática basada en investigación (TEMBI) (Trends in Research-based Mathematics Education), November 5-8, 2016, Puebla, Mexico