Presentations

 

National and International

Otten, S. (2012, April). Relationships between student participation, task summaries, and algebra learning. Poster presented at the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Bieda, K., & Otten, S. (2012, April). The standards for mathematical practice: Where have we been and where are we going? Presentation at the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Gilbertson, N., Otten, S., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (2012, April). Proof in geometry textbooks: Not all opportunities are created equal. Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA.

Males, L. M., Otten, S., Gilbertson, N. J., & Clark, D. L. (2012, April). Reasoning-and-proving in textbooks: The case of high school geometry. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, ON.

Otten, S. (2012, February). More than cognitive demand: Tracing participatory demand of mathematical tasks. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Fort Worth, TX.

Johnson, K. R., Otten, S., Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., Cirillo, M., & Steele, M. D. (2012, February). Teacher discourse moves in context. Presentation at the preconference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Fort Worth, TX.

Otten, S., Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A., Steele, M., Cirillo, M., & Bosman, H. M. (2011, April). Students actively listening: A foundation for productive discourse in mathematics classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Otten, S., Putnam, R. T., & Britton, E. (2010, May). Content needs of beginning secondary mathematics teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Otten, S., & Herbel-Eisenmann, B. A. (2010, May). Going over mathematics homework in middle grade classrooms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Otten, S. (2010, May). Confronting department closures. Presentation at the national conference of the Alliance of Graduate Employee Locals of the American Federation of Teachers, Madison, WI.

Otten, S. (2010, April). Communicating with conclusions: Discourse at the end of mathematical tasks. Presentation at the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.

Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Otten, S., & Males, L. (2010, April). On the nature of secondary mathematics classroom discourse. Symposium at the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.

Squires, L., & Otten, S. (2009, Nov.). Contract enforcement: Grievances. Presentation at the national conference of the Alliance of Graduate Employee Locals of the American Federation of Teachers, East Lansing, MI.

Herbel-Eisenmann, B., Males, L., Otten, S., & Cirillo, M. (2009, April). Multiple methods for analyzing mathematics classroom discourse. Symposium at the research presession of the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, DC.

Otten, S., Park, J., Mosier, A., & Kaplan, J. J. (2009, Feb.). Lesson study as a tool for research: A case of undergraduate calculus. Paper presented at RUME 12. Raleigh, NC. [PDF]

Otten, S. (2005, Aug.). Outer billiards in the hyperbolic plane. Presentation at the MathFest conference of the Mathematical Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.

 

Local and Regional

Otten, S. (2012, March). Participation, practices, and learning in middle school algebra: A dissertation on the enacted curriculum. Presentation at the Mathematics Learning Research Group of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Otten, S., & Bieda, K. (2012, February). Understanding the Common Core standards for mathematical practice at the secondary level. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Otten, S., Theakston, A., Johnson, K., Steele, M., Herbel-Eisenmann, B., & Cirillo, M. (2011, August). Comparing area and perimeter: What do students have to say? Presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Macomb, MI.

Johnson, K. R., Theakston, A., Otten, S., Steele, M. D., Cirillo, M., & Herbel-Eisenmann, B. (2011, August). Facilitating lesson planning with new teachers: A Focus on Discourse. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Macomb, MI.

Otten, S., Nimtz, J., Todd, R., Steele, M., Cirillo, M., & Herbel-Eisenmann, B. (2011, February). Mathematical language: The relationship between context and precision. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Otten, S., Gilbertson, N., Males, L., & Clark, D. (2011, February). Reasoning-and-proof in geometry textbooks: Considering mathematical statements and students' activities. Presentation at the Mathematics Learning Research Group of Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Otten, S. (2010, Aug.). An introduction and orientation for graduate teaching assistants. Presentation at the Teaching Assistant Seminar on College Teaching at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Otten, S., Bosman, H. M., Johnson, K. R., & Males, L. M. (2010, Aug.). Using math talk moves to promote rich mathematical discussions. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Macomb, MI.

Otten, S. (2010, March). The cognitive demand of mathematical task conclusions. Presentation at the annual Graduate Academic Conference at Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Otten, S., Males, L., Muirhead, F., & Bosman, H. (2010, Feb.). Talk moves in secondary mathematics classrooms: Toward a discourse-focused professional development curriculum. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Males, L., Bell, C., Dolan, J., Enders, C., Ledebuhr, W., & Otten, S. (2010, Feb.). Grade 6 summer math carnival. Presentation at the Math in Action conference of Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Otten, S. (2010, Jan.). When the ends justify the meanings: Exploring conclusions of middle school mathematical tasks. Presentation to the Mathematics Learning Research Group of Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Mosier, A., Otten, S., & Oslund, J. (2009, Nov.). Research methods workshop. Presentation to the Mathematics Learning Research Group of Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Otten, S., & Zin, C. (2009, May). A student-generated model of the hyperbolic plane. Presentation at the Michigan section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

Otten, S. (2009, March). Lessons from lesson study and a model of the hyperbolic plane. Presentation at the mathematics department seminar of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Kaplan, J., Cervello, K., Corcoran, E., Otten, S., Park, J., & Mosier, A. (2009, Feb.). Lesson study in undergraduate calculus. Presentation in the mathematics education colloquium series of Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Otten, S. (2007, Nov.). An introduction to Morse theory. Presentation at the differential geometry student seminar of Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Otten, S. (2007, May). Engaging in educational pursuits. Keynote address at the honors banquet of the Rudyard Area Scholastic Achievement Council, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Otten, S. (2007, Feb.). An introduction to SO(3) from various perspectives. Presentation at the algebraic topology student seminar of Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Otten, S. (2006, April). Results in outer billiards. Presentation at the mathematics department seminar of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Otten, S. (2006, March). Outer billiards at infinity. Presentation at the Student Scholarship Day of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Otten, S. (2005, March). An introduction to non-Euclidean geometry. Presentation at the Student Scholarship Day of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.