Publications

In Print

Otten, S. (2007). Do cyclic polygons make the cut? Mathematics Magazine, 80, 138-

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Otten, S. (2009). God? A mathematician challenges the proofs [Book review of Irreligion].
Math Horizons, 17(1), 28-

Otten, S. (2010). When the ends justify the meanings: Exploring conclusions of middle school mathematical tasks. Unpublished research practicum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. [abstract]

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Otten, S., & Dogru, F. (2010). A lesson learned from outer billiard derivatives.
American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 9(1), 1-

Males, L. M., Otten, S. & Herbel-

Otten, S. (2010). There's math in the mix. In L. M. Males, J. M. Males, & C. Bechmann (Eds.), Adventures with mathematics: Climbing from grade 6 to grade 7 (p. 41). Ann Arbor: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics. [website]

Otten, S. (2010). Making room for math. In L. M. Males, J. M. Males, & C. Beckmann (Eds.), Adventures with mathematics: Climbing from grade 6 to grade 7 (p. 47). Ann Arbor: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics. [website]

Otten, S. (2010). Conclusions within mathematical task enactments: A new phase of
analysis. In P. Brosnan, D. B. Erchick & L. Flevares (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd
annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology
of Mathematics Education (pp. 661-

Otten, S., & Corcoran, E. A. (2011). Teaching teachers about measurement: A varied
approach. PRIMUS, 21, 316-

Dogru, F., & Otten, S. (2011). Sizing up outer billiard tables. American Journal
of Undergraduate Research, 10(1), 1-

Otten, S. (2011). Cornered by the real world: A defense of mathematics. Mathematics
Teacher, 105, 20-

Otten, S., Gilbertson, N. J., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (2011). Reasoning-

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Otten, S., & Zin, C. (2012). In a class with Klein: Generating a model of the hyperbolic
plane. PRIMUS, 22, 85-

Kaplan, J, & Otten, S. (In Press). Optimization: Teaching old dogs with new tasks.
Mathematics Teacher, 105, 686-

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In Process

Otten, S., Gilbertson, N. J., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (Under Review). The mathematical
nature of reasoning-

Gilbertson, N. J., Otten, S., Males, L. M., & Clark, D. L. (In Preparation). Proof in geometry and in general.

Putnam, R. T., Boyer, D. M., Otten, S., & Britton, E. (In Preparation). The search for support: A framework for beginning teachers' use of the Internet.

Putnam, R. T., Britton, E., & Otten, S. (In Preparation). Content needs of beginning secondary mathematics teachers.

Steele, M. D., Johnson, K. R., Otten, S, Herbel-

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Heilman, E., & Otten, S. (In Preparation). Poststructural theory in mathematics education: Its use, misuse, and possibilities.