Jim Wilson


Mathematics and Science Education



Doctoral Graduates
for whom I served as Major Professor

(with dissertation titles)

Donald Kern, Extended Academics, Bay Minette, Alabama (retired), 1973

A Comparison of Strategies for Sequencing Mathematics Materials

C. Edwin McClintock, Florida International University (Retired), 1973

An Investigation of Transfer of Learning as Mediated by Three Instructional Methods of Teaching Selected Mathematics Generalizations

Mary Grace Kantowski, University of Florida (Retired), 1974

Processes Involved in Mathematics Problem Solving

Carolyn Ehr, Fort Hays State University (Retired), 1979

Cognitive Style and Information Selected During the Solution of Mathematics Word Problems

Mary Kay Corbitt, Valdosta State University (Retired), 1979

Validation of Two Constructs of Attitude Toward School Mathematics

Sidney L. Rachlin, East Carolina University, 1981

Instrumental and Relational Understanding in Intermediate Algebra

Joao Pedro da Ponte, Portugal,1984

Functional Reasoning and the Interpretation of Cartesian Graphs

Siriporn Thipkong, Kasetsart University, Thailand (Retired), 1988

Preservice Elementary Teachers' Misconceptions in Interpreting Units and Solving Multiplication and Division Decimal Word Problems

Kenneth Shaw, President, Southwestern Adventist University (Keene, TX), 1989

Contrasts of Teacher Ideal and Actual Beliefs about Mathematics Understanding: Three Case Studies

James Lee Massey, Jr, (Deceased), 1989

An Investigation of the Potential for Learning Mathematics in a Computer Programming Class

Joseph T. Zilliox, University of Hawaii, 1990

Teacher Participation in a Mathematics Curriculum Development Project

Catherine Vistro, Ateno de Manila University, 1991

Preservice Elementary Teachers' Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge of Perimeter, Area, Volume, and Surface Area

Nicholas Oppong, University of Georgia (Retired), 1992

Mathematics Generalizations Made by High School Students in Mathematics Problem Solving Sessions

Earl Bennett, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Retired), 1993

Calculus Students' Images of Functions in an Environment Of computer-Generated Animation of Graphs of Transformations of Functions

Che-Jen Hsieh, National Tainan University, Taiwan, 1993

Learning Linear Functions in a Dynamic, Visualized Computer Environment

Zhonghong Jiang, Texas State University, San Marcos, 1993

Students' Learning of Introductory Probability in a Mathematical Microworld

Pao-Ping Lin, Taipei Municipal Teachers College, Taiwan (Retired), 1993

Learning Translation and Scaling in Dynamic, Linked, Multiple Representation Environments

Marilyn Strutchens, Auburn University, 1993

An Exploratory Study of the Societal and Ethnic Factors Affecting Sixth Grade African American Students' Performance in a Mathematics Class

Woo-Hyung Whang, Korea University, 1993

The Impact on Mathematics Word Problem Solving by Language Facility

David Barnes, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1994

Secondary Mathematics Teachers Interactions with and Definition of Technology

Azita Manouchehri, Ohio State University, 1994

The Impact of Computer Based Explorations on the Mathematical Thinking Processes of Preservice Elementary Teachers: Two Case Studies

Mary Enderson, Old Dominion University, 1995

A Study of Assessment Practices of Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers

Maria Fernandez, Florida International University, 1995

The Development of Mathematics Teacher Knowledge During Student Teaching

John King, Atlanta, 1995

Investigating the General & Mathematics Efficacy & Attributions of African American Students as Predictors of Pursuit of Mathematics-Related Careers

Man-Li Liu, National Pingtung University of Education, Taiwan, 1995

Nonscience-major Preservice Elementary Teachers' Knowledge Of Decimals in Taiwan

Dumma Caswell Mapolelo, University of Botswana, 1995

Botswana Preservice Primary Teachers' Beliefs About and Attitudes Toward Mathematics

Altair de Fatima Furigo Polettini, Brazil (Deceased), 1995

Teachers' Perception of Change: An Examination of Mathematics Teaching Life Histories

Po-Son Tsao, National Taiwan Normal University, 1995

Conceptual Development for Learning to Solve Linear Equations In One Variable

Lettie Watford, Georgia Southwestern University (Retired), 1995

An Investigation of Instructional Strategies on Concrete and Formal Operational Students in College Algebra

Tingyao Zheng, Buffalo State University of New York (Retired), 1995

College Students' Abstraction and Generalization Performance In Recognizing Mathematical Patterns

Sang Sook Choi-Koh, Dankook University, Korea, 1996

Students' Learning of Geometry Using computer Software As a Tool: Three Case Studies

Jennifer Hooper, Utah Valley University, 1996

Students' Concepts of Asymptotes and Procedures for Graphing Rational Functions as Developed in a computer Graphing Environment

Joong Kwoen Lee, Dongguk University, Korea, 1996

An Investigation of Preservice Teachers' Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge of Mathematics in Computer Explorations

Alfred Schneider, Screven County High School (Retired); Adjuct at Georgia Southern, 1997

The Influence of Affect on Participation in Problem Solving Activities  (ABSTRACT)

Alan Russell, Elon College, 1997

The Use of Visual Reasoning Strategies in Problem Solving Activities by Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers

Mary Beth Searcy, Appalachian State University, 1997

Mathematical Thinking in an Introductory Applied College Algebra Course

Ching-hua Chien, National Pingtung University of Education, Taiwan (Retired), 1998

Rational Number Knowledge Structures for Sixth Grade Students in Taiwan

Susie Mae Lanier, Georgia Southern University, 1999

Students' Understanding of Linear Modeling in a College Mathematical Modeling Course

LouAnn Huey Lovin, James Madison University, 2000

In the Eyes of the Beholder: Elementary Preservice Teachers' Experiences in a Reform-Based Mathematics Methods Course

Terry Lee Barron, Georgia Gwinnett College, 2000

Mathematics Learning and Goal Setting

Inchul Jung, (Deceased), Korea, 2002

Student Representation and Understanding of Geometric Transformations with Technology Experience

Signe E. Kastberg, Purdue University, 2002

Understanding Mathematical Concepts: The Case of the Logarithmic Function

Lisa Ann Sheehy, Hall County Schools, 2004

Using Student Voice to Deconstruct Cooperative Mathematical Problem Solving

Linda Crawford, Augusta State University, 2004

Factors Influencing the Problem Solving of College Students Solving a Mathematics Problem in a Small Group: Two Case Studies

Kursat Erbas, Middle East Technical University, 2004

Teacher's Knowledge of Student Thinking and Their Instructional Practices in Algebra

Michael McCallum, Devry University, 2005

A Comparison of Instructional Delivery Models for Teaching Mathematics at the College Level

Jacob Klerlein, CONSULTANT,  Formerly Amplify Learning (New York), 2006

MIDDLE GRADES STUDENTS' MATHEMATICAL PLAY USING TECHNOLOGY TOOLS

Samuel Obara, Texas State University, San Marcos, 2006

THE PROCESS AND IMPACT OF IMPLEMENTING PERFORMANCE STANDARDS IN MATHEMATICS

Daniel Johannes Brink, Federation of Afrikaans Culture Organisations, Pretoria, South Africa, 2007

MATHEMATICAL KNOWLEDGE FOR TEACHING AND COLLABORATIVE COACHING FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Sherry Love Hix, North Georgia College and State University, 2008

Learning in Lesson Study: A Professional Development Model for Middle School Mathematics Teachers

Stephen Bismarck, University of South Carolina -- Upstate, 2009

MATHEMATICS TEACHER ROLES WHEN USING TECHNOLOGY: UNDERSTANDING THE ROLES OF FACILITATOR AND MEDIATOR

Kyle Schultz, James Madision University, 2009

COGNITIVE DEMAND AND TECHNOLOGY USE IN HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS TEACHERS’ SELECTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF TASKS

Ana Kuzle, Universität Paderborn, 2011

PRESERVICE TEACHERS’ PATTERNS OF METACOGNITIVE BEHAVIOR DURING MATHEMATICS PROBLEM SOLVING IN A DYNAMIC GEOMETRY ENVIRONMENT

Brian Swanagan, Career Academy, Floyd County (Georgia) Schools, 2012

THE IMPACT OF STUDENTS' UNDERSTANDING OF DERIVATIVES ON THEIR PERFORMANCE WHILE SOLVING OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS

Dana TeCroney, Ohana Mathematis and Science Academy (Florida), 201

MENTORING PRACTICES WITH STUDENT TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS

Clayton N. Kitchings, Madison County High School (Georgia) and University of Georgia, 2014

Problem Posing in Middle-School Mathematics

Carlos Nicolas Gomez, Clemson University, 2016

IDENTITY FORMATION AS A TEACHER-OF-MATHEMATICS:  THE EMOTIONAL GEOGRAPHIES OF PROSPECTIVE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

Jadonna Brewton,  United States Air Force Academy, 2016

EXPERIENCED COLLEAGUES' OBSERVATION FEEDBACK ON MATHEMATICS TEACHING PRACTICES OF FIRST-TIME COLLEGE CALCULUS INSTRUCTORS


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