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ICME12  TSG 13: Final program
Posted:
Jun 12, 2012 6:22 PM



************************************* Sent at the request of Victor MartinezLuaces. ************************************* ICME 12 Topic Study Group 13  Teaching and Learning of Calculus
Aims
This Topic Study Group will seek contributions on the research and development in the teaching and learning of calculus, both at upper secondary and tertiary level. Contributions will account for advances, new trends, and important work done in recent years on the teaching and learning processes of Calculus.
Organization of the TSG 13
As usual, TSGs are the prime forum for participation at ICME12. At ICME12, our TSG will have four one and a half hour timeslots at our disposal and two general posters sessions. On the website of ICME12 it is possible to access to all relevant documents including long presentations, short presentations and posters.
Organizers Cochairs : Victor MartinezLuaces(Uruguay) <mailto:victoreml@gmail.com>victoreml@gmail.com Sunsook Noh(Korea) <mailto:noh@ewha.ac.kr>noh@ewha.ac.kr Team Members : Margot Berger(South Africa) <mailto:margot.berget@wits.ac.za>margot.berget@wits.ac.za Francisco Cordero(Mexico) <mailto:fcordero@cinvestav.mx>fcordero@cinvestav.mx Greg Oates(New Zealand) <mailto:g.oates@auckland.ac.nz>g.oates@auckland.ac.nz Liaison IPC Member : Johann Engelbrecht <mailto:Johann.Engelbrecht@up.ac.za>Johann.Engelbrecht@up.ac.za
Structure of the TSG 13
The organizing committee organized the accepted papers and posters for TSG 13 in the following way:
· Four papers (# 278, # 386, # 1346 and # 1420) were accepted for long presentations.
· A group of 13 papers ( # 156, # 170, # 228, # 556, # 567, # 580, # 908, # 937, # 1077, # 1345 # 1410, # 1632 and # 1648) were accepted for short presentations.
· In each session three or four short presentations and a long one will be delivered.
· Each session will be devoted to an important topic in Calculus teaching and learning.
· Posters in the general poster session which is common for all TSGs.
The time available only allows for relatively short presentations by the authors: 10 minutes for short papers; and 20 minutes for the three long papers, so the whole group will have at least half an hour for questions, comments and discussion.
The structure for each of the four 90minute session will include
1. some brief opening remarks by the cochairs of the committee, followed by
2. a long presentation (20 min each), followed by
3. three or four short paper presentations (10 min each).
4. At the conclusion of each session, there will be a general discussion.
The following timetable for TSG 13 provides details on the schedule (including timings of long and short presentations). Poster sessions are not listed  please refer to the ICME 12 list of poster presentations.
Time schedule for TSG 13
Timetable for TSG 13: Teaching and Learning of Calculus.
Tuesday, July 10
Session 1  10.30  12.00. The derivative concept.
10.30  10.35 Opening remarks: TSG13 organisers.
10.35  10.55 Long presentation:
William Crombie: Conceptual Architecture and Access to Calculus (#278)
10.55  11.25 Short presentations:
Jungeun Park: Calculus instructors' and students' discourses on the derivative (#156)
Miguel Díaz: Understanding of the derivative and its meanings. The case of Calculus professors (# 567)
Hyang Im Kang: Reinvention of derivative via context problem on Geogebra (#1410)
11.25  12.00 General discussion.
Wednesday, July 11
Session 2  10.30  12.00 Modelling, applications and other topics.
10.30  10.35 Opening remarks: TSG13 organisers.
10.35  10.55 Long presentation:
Victor MartinezLuaces: Inverse modelling problems in Calculus courses (#386)
10.55  11.25 Short presentations:
Mohammad Pourkazemi: Teaching Calculus for students in Economic and Management Fields (# 228)
Anne D'ArcyWarmington: We teach our students Calculus, our students study Calculus but what is the lasting memory of calculus for our students? (# 1345)
Greg Oates: Applications and implications of recent research for the teaching of Calculus: A report from the 2011 Delta Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics Teaching and Learning (# 1648)
11.25  12.00 General discussion.
Thursday, July 12 EXCURSION DAY
Friday, July 13
Session 3  11.00  12.30. Other concepts in Calculus: integrals, series, etc.
10.30  10.35 Opening remarks: TSG13 organisers.
10.35  10.55 Long presentation:
Anatoly Kouropatov: The idea of accumulation as a core concept for an integral Calculus curriculum for high school (#1346)
10.55  11.25 Short presentations:
Myriam Codes, Maria Teresa Gonzalez, Maria Laura Delgado & Maria Consuelo Monterrubio: Growth in the understanding of the concept of infinite numerical series: a glance through Pirie and Kieren theory (# 556)
Tania Campos, Renato Mineiro, Vera De Souza & Rosana Lima: Quadric surfaces: activities mediated by a 3dimensional representation model (# 908)
Rafael MartinezPlanell & Maria Trigueros Gaisman: Activity sets to help student graphing of functions of two variables (# 937)
Jennifer Czocher: Calculus: Foundations for Differential Equations (# 1077)
11.25  12.00 General discussion.
Saturday, July 14
Session 4  10.30  12.00: Precalculus and first Calculus courses.
10.30  10.35 Opening remarks: TSG13 organisers.
10.35  10.55 Long presentation:
DongJoong Kim, HyangIm Kang, SangHoon Shin & HyunJoo Lee: Four different experimental epistemology about limit concepts (#1420)
10.55  11.25 Short presentations:
David Bressoud: Preliminary Results of the Study on Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus (# 170)
Xuefen Gao & Jiansheng Bao: Research on Conceptbased Instruction of Calculus (# 580)
José Antonio Plaza: Meanings of the concept of finite limit of a function at one point, as demonstrated by students in bachillerato (# 1632)
11.25  12.00 General discussion.
*********************************************  Jerry P. Becker Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction Southern Illinois University 625 Wham Drive Mail Code 4610 Carbondale, IL 629014610 Phone: (618) 4534241 [O] (618) 4578903 [H] Fax: (618) 4534244 Email: jbecker@siu.edu



