Workshop on design research

On December 16-17, UMERC organized a workshop, with invited guests from Dundee, Scotland and Vasa, Finland. The general theme was: "What is design research, what is the point of it and what to we want to do?"

Program

Thursday, December 16

13.30Concerning the theme.
Ole Björkqvist
Åbo Akademi, Vasa, Finland
14.30Concerning the theme and "Learning through imitative and creative reasoning".
Johan Lithner
Umeå Mathematics Education Research Centre, Umeå University
15.30Coffee
16.00Concerning the theme and "Developing Mathematical Thinking in the Primary Classroom".
Sheila Henderson and Brian Hudson
University of Dundee, Scotland
17.00"The impact of a professional development program in
formative assessment".
Torulf Palm
Umeå Mathematics Education Research Centre, Umeå University
18.30Dinner

Friday, December 17

08.30"Didactical design for students' proportional reasoning:
An ‘open approach’ lesson and a ‘fundamental situation’".
Lars Burman
Åbo Akademi, Vasa, Finland
09.00"Development of students' communication at a grade four
mathematics classroom".
Sharada Gade
Umeå Mathematics Education Research Centre, Umeå University
09.30Coffee
10.00"Research-Based Video for Teaching Undergraduate
Proof".
Manya Sundström
Umeå Mathematics Education Research Centre, Umeå University
10.30Concluding discussion and plans for the future: "What is design research,
what is the point of it and what to we want to do?"


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