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Candace Walkington

Presentations

2014

Donovan, A., Boncoddo, R., Williams, C., Walkington, C., Pier, L., Waala, J., Nathan, M., & Alibali, M. (July, 2014). Action, Gesture, and Abstraction in Mathematical Learning. Accepted to the 6th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies. University of California, San Diego.

Walkington, C., Clinton, V., Ritter, S., Nathan, M., & Fancsali, S. (July, 2014). The Impact of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Text-Based Factors on Solving Mathematics Story Problems. Paper to appear in the Non-Cognitive Factors & Personalization for Adaptive Learning Workshop at the 7th International Conference of Educational Data Mining, London. (here)

Bernacki, M., & Walkington, C. (July, 2014). The Impact of a Personalization Intervention for Mathematics on Learning and Non-Cognitive Factors. Paper to appear in the Non-Cognitive Factors & Personalization for Adaptive Learning Workshop at the 7th International Conference of Educational Data Mining, London.

Walkington, C., Boncoddo, R., Williams, C., Nathan, M., Alibali, M., Simon, E., & Pier, E. (June, 2014). Being mathematical relations: Dynamic gestures support mathematical reasoning. In W. Penuel, S. A. Jurow, and K. O’Connor (Eds.), Learning and Becoming in Practice: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp. xx-xx). Boulder, CO: University of Colorado. (here)

Pier, E., Walkington, C., Williams, C., Boncoddo, R., Alibali, M. W., Nathan, M. J., & Waala, J. (June, 2014). Hear what they say and watch what they do: Predicting valid mathematical proofs using speech and gesture.  In W. Penuel, S. A. Jurow, and K. O’Connor (Eds.), Learning and Becoming in Practice: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp. xx-xx). Boulder, CO: University of Colorado. (here)

“Mathematics Word Problems and English Language Learners” (April, 2014). Invited guest lecture in Dr. Baker’s Masters course for in-service teachers. (here)

Walkington, C., & Bernacki, M. (April, 2014). Students authoring personalized “algebra stories”: Problem-posing in the context of out-of-school interests. Paper presented at 2014 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association. (here)

Pier, E., Walkington, C., Clinton, V., Boncoddo, R., & Nathan, M. (April, 2014). Exploring computerized text analysis to predict the validity of students’ proof construction. Paper presented at 2014 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association. (here)

“Why Educational Video Games?” (March, 2014). Invited guest lecture at Guildhall Video Game Design program – SMU. (here)

Weber, E., Walkington, C., & McGalliard, W. (February, 2014). Expanding Notions of “Learning Trajectories” in Mathematics Education. Presentation at The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). Irvine, CA. (here)

2013

“Analysis of Video Data” (March, 2013). Guest lecture in Paige Ware’s doctoral course on Qualitative Research. Southern Methodist University. (here)

Dogan, M.F., Williams, C.C., Walkington, C., & Nathan, M. (April, 2013). Body-based examples when exploring conjectures: Embodied resources and mathematical proof.  Presentation at the Research Presession of the 2013 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition. (here)

Pier, L., Walkington, C., Boncoddo, R., & Alibali, M. (April, 2013). Investigating the impact of coordination of STEM representations on learning in Digital Electronics. Paper session at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Sherman, M. & Walkington, C. (April, 2013). A comparison of symbol precedence view in standards-based and conventional algebra curricula.  Presentation at the Research Presession of the 2013 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition. (here)

Walkington, C., Cooper, J., Kalish, C., & Akinsiku, O. (April, 2013). How middle school students and mathematicians reason differently about examples in everyday and mathematical contexts. Paper session at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA (here)

Walkington, C., Nathan, M., Alibali, M., Pier, L., Boncoddo, R., & Williams, C. (April, 2013). Projection as a mechanism for grounding mathematical justification in embodied action. Paper session at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. (here)

Walkington, C., & Marder, M. (June, 2013). Exploring Excellence in Teaching with the UTeach Observation Protocol. Session presentation at UTeach Institute National Conference, Austin, TX. (here)

“Connecting Instruction in Mathematics to Students’ Interests and Experiences” (June, 2013). Invited symposium talk given at Reasoning Minds, Dallas, TX. (here)

Cooper, J., & Walkington, C. (July, 2013). Solving percent word problems: Effects of interest-based personalization and visualization. 1st Annual Midwest Meeting on Mathematical Thinking (M3T). Minneapolis, MN. (here)

Walkington, C., & Clinton, V. (July, 2013). Exploring associations between story problem readability and problem-solving accuracy. 1st Annual Midwest Meeting on Mathematical Thinking (M3T). Minneapolis, MN. (here)

Boncoddo, R. A., Donovan, A., Walkington, C., Nathan, M. J., & Alibali, M. W. (October, 2013). The Impact of Actions and Gestures on Mathematical Thinking: An Embodied Perspective. Poster presented at the 8th Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Memphis, TN.

Boncoddo, R., Williams, C., Pier, L., Walkington, C., Alibali, M., Nathan, M., & Dogan, F. (November, 2013). Gesture as a window to justification and proof. Paper presentation at the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.  Chicago, IL:  University of Illinois at Chicago. (here)

Clinton, V., Walkington, C., & Howell, E. (November, 2013). Exploring connections between story problem topics and problem solving: Is work hard and socializing easy? Poster presentation at the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.  Chicago, IL:  University of Illinois at Chicago. (here)

Walkington, C., Clinton, V., & Howell, E. (November, 2013).  The associations between readability measures and problem solving in algebra. Paper presentation at the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.  Chicago, IL:  University of Illinois at Chicago. (here)

Walkington, C., Cooper, J., & Howell, E. (November, 2013). The effects of visual representations and interest-based personalization on solving percent problems.  Paper presentation at the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.  Chicago, IL:  University of Illinois at Chicago. (NOTE: Both Walkington and Cooper are first authors on this paper). (here)

Williams, C.C., Pier, E., Walkington, C., Alibali, M.W., Nathan, M., Dogan, M.F., & Boncoddo, R. (November, 2013). Broadening what we perceive: A method for analyzing gesture and language.  Paper presentation at the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.  Chicago, IL:  University of Illinois at Chicago. (here)  

2012

Walkington, C., Cooper, J., Kalish, C., & Akinsiku, O. (2012). How middle school students reason differently in everyday and mathematical contexts: Typicality and example choice in mathematical justification. In Proceedings of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics EducationKalamazoo, MI. (here)

Williams, C., Walkington, C. Boncoddo, R., Srisurichan, R., Pier, L., Nathan, M., & Alibali, M. (2012). Invisible proof: The role of gestures and action in proof. In Proceedings of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics EducationKalamazoo, MI. (here)

Wasserman, N., & Walkington, C. (June, 2012). Exploring links between beginning UTeacher's beliefs and observed classroom practices. Session presentation at UTeach Institute National Conference, Austin, TX. (here)

Marder, M., Walkington, C., & Walker, M. (June 2012). Using the UTeach Observation Protocol to evaluate classroom teaching: Results from the Measures of Effective Teaching Study. Session presentation at UTeach Institute National Conference, Austin, TX. (here)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Pre-Session Presentation (April, 2012): Using Classroom Observation Research to Inform Debates about Teaching Effectiveness. (here)

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting Presentation (April 2012): Grounding Justifications in Concrete Embodied Experience: The Link between Action and Cognition. (here)

2011

Cognitive/Developmental Psychology Brownbag, University of Wisconsin (December 2011): Matching Instruction to Personal Interests: Impact on Performance and Learning. (here)

Interdisciplinary Training Program Seminar, University of Wisconsin (November, 2011): Teaching Effectiveness in Project-Based Settings: Bridges and Barriers to Building Conceptual Cohesion. (here)

Invited talk at University of Kansas (October 2011): Measures of Effective Teaching: Capturing the UTeach Vision in Classroom Observation. (here)

Tangibility for the Teaching, Learning, and Communicating of Mathematics Advisory Board Meeting Presentation (October, 2011): Cognition from Action. (here)

Cognitive Science Society Presentation (July, 2011): Exploring the Assistance Dilemma: The Case of Context Personalization. (here)

Cognitive Science Society Poster Presentation (July, 2011): Adolescent Reasoning in Mathematics: Exploring Middle School Students’ Strategic Approaches in Empirical Justification. (here)

Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative Presentation (June, 2011). UTeach, UTeach Replication, and the UTOP. (here)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Presession Presentation (April, 2011). Functions Perspectives in Algebra: An Empirically-Grounded Framework for Assessing Student Knowledge. (here)

Learning Science Luncheon Presentation (March, 2011): Supporting Algebraic Reasoning with Context Personalization. (here)

2010

Dissertation Defense Presentation (August, 2010): “Playing the Game” of Story Problems: Situated Cognition in Algebra Problem-Solving. (here)

PSLC Motivation & Metacognition Thrust Presentation (December, 2010): Modeling the Impact of Context Personalization. (here)

UTeach National Conference Presentation (May 2010): Examining UTeach Outcomes: Classroom Observations of UTeach Graduates. (here)

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting Poster Presentation (April 2010): “Playing the Game” of Story Problems: Situated Cognition in Algebra Problem Solving. (here)
 

Presenting with colleague Milan Sherman at 2011 NCTM conference (news story)

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