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Institute for Mathematics Learning

IML Research

The IML conducts research in several areas including course data analysis, course innovations, course improvements, and outreach to K-12.
Below are some grants and publications related to this work:

Grants

Title PI / Co-PI Award Amount $ Award Years
National Science Foundation IUSE: “EAGER: Understanding and Improving Collegiate Persistence and STEM Opportunities for Developmental Mathematics Students E. Fuller, J. Deshler $299,818 2015-2017
West Virginia Department of Education: Improving Teacher Quality Grant Program. “Blue Ribbon Math 10 Geometry” This project provided a summer workshop, master’s level course credit, and year-long follow-up for high school teachers in high need schools who are beginning to implement the new Common Core Mathematics Standards in the high school Math II course. The content of the workshop focuses on Geometry that is included in Math II. Laura Pyzdrowski, Marjorie Darrah $59,589 2014-2015
West Virginia Department of Education: Improving Teacher Quality Grant Program. “Blue Ribbon Math One-for-All” This project provided a summer workshop, master’s level course credit, and year-long follow-up for high school teachers in high need schools who are beginning to implement the new Common Core Mathematics Standards in the high school Math I course   $54,081 2013-2014
West Virginia Department of Education: Improving Teacher Quality Grant Program. “21st Century Statistics.” This project provided a summer workshop, master’s level course credit, and year-long follow-up for high school teachers in high need schools the content area of statistics. Laura Pyzdrowski, Marjorie Darrah $55,000 2008-2009


Publications

Author(s) Title Journal Year
Ogden, L., & Shambaugh, N. Professional Development for Teaching College Mathematics Using an Integrated Flipped Classroom In J. Keengwe (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Models for Next-Generation Teaching and Learning (pp. 154-176). Hershey, PA: IGI Global 2017
Wu, X., Deshler, J., Fuller, E. & Mera Trujillo, M., Career Decision Making Strategies of Calculus and Developmental Mathematics Students Proceedings of the 20th Annual conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, CA. 2017
Deshler, J.M. & Fuller, E.J. The Effects of Migration to a Blended Self-Paced Format for a Remedial Pre-College Algebra Mathematics Course Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 35 2016
Engelke, N., Darrah, M. and Murphy, K. A framework for examining the 2-D and 3-D spatial skills needed for calculus. In Proceedings of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. Pittsburgh, PA, February 25-27 2016
Fuller, E., Deshler, J., Darrah, M., Mera Trujillo, M., and Wu, X. Anxiety and Personality Factors Influencing the Completion Rates of Developmental Mathematics Students INDRUM 2016: First conference of the International Network for Didactic Research in University Mathematics. March 31 – April 2, 2016
Fuller, E., Deshler, J., Darrah, M., Mera Trujillo, M. & Wu, X. Anxiety and Personality Factors Influencing the Completion Rates of Developmental Mathematics Students In Nardi, Winsløw & Hausberger (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st Conference of the International Network for Didactic Research in University Mathematics (INDRUM, 3/31-4/2, 2016). 2016
Hansen, E. G., Liu, L., Rogat, A., Hakkinen, M. T. and Darrah, M. Designing Innovative Science Assessments That Are Accessible for Students Who Are Blind Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 6(1) 2016
Ogden, L. & Shambaugh, N. Best Teaching and Technology Practices for the Hybrid Flipped College Classroom. In P. Vu, S. Fredrickson, & C. Moore (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Technologies for Online Learning in Higher Education (pp.286-308). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 2016
Ogden, L. Students Perceptions of Learning College Algebra Online using Adaptive Learning Technology. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Pittsburgh, PA. 2016
Pyzdrowski, L., Ogden, L., Pyzdrowski, A., & Walker, V. A Longitudinal Study of Students in a Dual-Enrollment Mathematics Program: A Focus on Preparation for Calculus American Journal of Educational Research, 4(2), 204-209. 2016
Darrah, M., Aviles, W., Murphy, K., and Speransky, K. Computer Haptic Effects in Math and Science Lessons Support Student Learning. Proceedings of International Conference on Education and Access for Persons with Visual Impairments, Athens, Greece February 12-14 2015
Murphy, K. and Darrah, M. Haptics-based Apps for Middle School Students with Visual Impairments IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 8(3), 318-326. doi: 10.1109/TOH.2015.2401832 2015
Ogden, L. & Shambaugh, N. The continuous and systematic study of the college algebra flipped classroom. In J. Keengwe (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age (pp.41-72). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 2015
Ogden, L. Student Perceptions of the Flipped Classroom in College Algebra PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies, 25(9-10), 782-791. 2015
Deshler, J., Fuller, E., Kuhn, B. & Squire, D. Third Generation Redesign of a Developmental Mathematics Course: Finding What Works Proceedings from the 26th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, San Antonio, TX. 2014
Fuller, E.J., Deshler, J.M., Kuhn, B. & Squire, D. Tracking Success of Pre-College Algebra Workshop Students Through Subsequent College Mathematics Classes PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies, 24 (1). 2014
Ogden, L., Pyzdrowski, L., & Shambaugh, N. A Teaching Model for the College Algebra Flipped Classroom. In J. Keengwe, G. Onchwari, & J. Oigara (Eds.), Promoting Active Learning through the Flipped Classroom Model (pp.47-70). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 2014
Pyzdrowski, L., Pyzdrowski, A., Ogden, L., & Walker, V. A follow up: Indicators for Success in First Year Calculus Proceedings of the 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, USA. Retrievable from http://www.hiceducation.org/proceedings_edu.htm 2014
Darrah, M. Computer Haptics, A New Way of Increasing Access and Understanding of Math and Science for Students Who are Blind and Visually Impaired. Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research,3(2). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5241/3-47 2013
Darrah, M. eTouchSciences Apps, A New Way to Interact with Math and Science Content Future Reflections, 32(3). 2013
Pyzdrowski, L., Pyzdrowski, A., Ogden, L., & Walker, V. Indicators for Success in First Year Calculus Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, USA. Retrievable from http://www.hiceducation.org/proceedings_edu.htm 2013
Fuller, E., Deshler, J., Kuhn, B. & Squire, D. Developmental Student Success in Courses from College Algebra to Calculus Proceedings from the 24th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Orlando, FL. 2012
Darrah, M. and Dowling, A. Chapter 5: Preparing the Next Generation of Innovators through Collaboration Collaborative Technologies and Applications for Interactive Information Design: Emerging Trends in User Experiences. Ed. Scott Rumler and Kwong Bor Ng. IGI Publishing:Hershey NY, 2010. 67-81. 2010
Darrah, M., Fuller, E. and Squire, D. Introduction to Calculus Labs Kendall/Hunt. ISBN-978-1-4652-0447-9 (Calculus Lab Website) 2009