Robert C. Moore, Presentations

Presentations

  1. Moore, R. C. (2014, April 10).  Maxima and minima without calculus. Invited talk for the Induction Ceremony of the Michigan Gamma Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honor Society.
  2. Savic, M., Moore, R. C., & Mills, M. (2014, February). Mathematicians’ views on transition-to-proof and advanced mathematics courses. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Denver, CO. (peer reviewed)
  3. Moore, R. C. (2014, February). What constitutes a well-written proof? Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Denver, CO. (peer reviewed)
  4. Moore, R. C. (2014), January). Mathematics professors’ evaluation of students’ proofs. Research presentation for the MAA Session on Assessment of Proof Writing throughout the Mathematics Major, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD.
  5. Savic, M., Moore, R. C., & Mills, M. (2014, January). Mathematicians’ views on transition-to-proof and advanced mathematics courses. Research presentation at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD.
  6. Moore, R. C. (2013, March). What constitutes a well-written proof? Talk presented at the Annual Conference of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Hope College, Holland, Michigan.
  7. Moore, R. C. (2005, November). Geometric optimization: Fences, cans, and paths. Colloquium talk presented for the Departments of Mathematics and Physics, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.
  8. Moore, R. C. (2002, September). You want proof? I’ll give you proof! Invited colloquium talk presented for the Departments of Mathematics and Physics, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.
  9. Moore, R. C. (1995, August). SIMMS: Reforming Montana's secondary mathematics and science. Five-Union Secondary Educators Convention sponsored by the Department of Education of the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Gatlinburg, TN.
  10. Moore, R. C. (1995, March). The role of proof in the secondary mathematics curriculum. Invited lecture, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  11. Moore, R. C. (1993, June). Making the transition to proof. Invited lecture, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  12. Jones, D., Moore, R., Shaw, K., & Zilliox, J. (1993, April). Reflections of a novice assistant professor. Invited colloquium for the Mathematics Education Student Association, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  13. Moore, R. C. (1992, August). From algorithmic thinking to understanding proof. Paper presented at the Seventh International Congress on Mathematical Education, Université Laval, Québec, Canada.
  14. Moore, R. C. (1992, April). Making the transition to proof. Paper presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Kennesaw State College, Marietta, GA.
  15. Moore, R. C. (1992, February). Concept understanding and beliefs: Two themes in mathematics education research. Presentation made for the Dean's Soup and Cracker Luncheon, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN.
  16. Moore, R. C. (1991). A concept-understanding scheme and the learning of proof. In R. G. Underhill (Ed.), Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 2, pp. 210-216). Blacksburg, VA: Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech.
  17. Moore, R. C. (1991, March). A model of students' difficulties in learning to do proofs. Invited colloquium for the Department of Mathematics, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH.
  18. Moore, R. C. (1989, October). Farmers, pirates, and soap bubbles: Maxima and minima without calculus. Presentation at the 30th Annual Georgia Mathematics Conference, sponsored by the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Rock Eagle Center, Eatonton, GA.
  19. Davis, E. J., Cooney, T., Barnes, D., Moore, R., Shaw, K., & Vistro, C. (1989, April). Preparation for middle school mathematics teachers: An NSF-funded program under development. Presentation at the 67th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Orlando, FL. (Davis and Cooney had primary responsibility for the presentation.)
  20. Matos, J. M., & Moore, R. C. (1988, October). Taxicab geometry: Cities, conics, and computers. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Georgia Mathematics Conference, sponsored by the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Rock Eagle Center, Eatonton, GA.

Poster Presentations

  1. Moore, R. C. (2014, November). When mathematicians grade proofs, why don’t they agree? Poster presented at the Sixth Annual Celebration of Research & Creative Scholarship, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.
  2. Moore, R. C., Savic, M. & Mills, M. (2013, November). Transition to proof and beyond: What’s needed for success? Poster presented at the Fifth Annual Celebration of Research & Creative Scholarship, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.
  3. Moore, R. C. (2012, November). Mathematicians' evaluation of students' proofs. Poster presented at the Fourth Annual Celebration of Research, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.
  4. Moore, R. C. (1992, August). Learning to do formal proofs [Abstract]. In M. Meilleur (Coordinator), Book of Abstracts of Short Presentations (Seventh International Congress on Mathematical Education, Université Laval, Québec, Canada), P 288.

Workshops and Teaching Presentations

  1. Moore, R. C. (2003, June). My favorite geometry activities. Invited presentation for the Academy Math Teachers’ Conference at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.
  2. Jones, D., Moore, R. C., Shaw, K. L., & Wilson, P. S. (1997, February). Live on stage — Come meet Mersenne, Kovalevsky, Newton, and Pythagoras: History comes alive! Invited presentation at the Southern Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Atlanta, GA.
  3. Moore, R. C. (1997, February). SIMMS: Reforming secondary mathematics in Montana. Presentation at the Southern Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Atlanta, GA.
  4. Shaw, K. L., Jones, D., Wilson, P. S., & Moore, R. C. (1996, April). Come meet Mersenne, Kovalevsky, Newton, and Pythagoras: History comes alive! Presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.
  5. Shaw, K. L., & Moore, R. C. (1995, October). Mathematics makes sense: Part I. Making sense of children's mathematical thinking; Part II. Making sense of numbers and patterns; Part III. Making sense of operations. Invited presentations, Georgia-Cumberland Conference Teachers' Convention, Cohutta Springs Center, GA.
  6. Moore, R. C. (1995, October). Activities for developing number sense in the middle grades. Presentation at the Southern Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Knoxville, TN.
  7. Moore, R. C. (1995, February). Teaching number sense with calculators, games, and other activities. Presentation at the Southern Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Birmingham, AL.
  8. Moore, R. C., Hall, T., Pennington, F., & Stanaway, B. (1992, February). Untitled faculty development seminar, A. W. Spalding Elementary School, Collegedale, TN.
  9. Moore, R. C. (1991, April). Teaching geometry and measurement together with manipulatives. Workshop presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, LA.
  10. Zilliox, J. T., & Moore, R. C. (1990, November). Manipulative-based activities encouraging student discussion and cooperation. Presentation at the Southeastern Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Memphis, TN.
  11. Moore, R. C., & Zilliox, J. T. (1990, June). Geometry and measurement course for middle school mathematics teachers, Alachua County, Florida.
  12. Moore, R. C. (1990, April). Geometry and measurement in the elementary grades (K-6), Part I. Invited presentation at the Third Annual Mankato Mathematics Symposium, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN.
  13. Lavender, H., Rowland, R., & Moore, R. (1989, October). Geometry and measurement activities for grades 3-5. Presentation at the 30th Annual Georgia Mathematics Conference, sponsored by the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Rock Eagle Center, Eatonton, GA.
  14. Moore, R. C., & Matos, J. M. (1988, November). Taxicab geometry. Invited workshop for secondary mathematics teachers, Houston County, GA.
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