Keith Nabb

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

207 North Hall

River Falls, WI 54022

ph: 715-425-3909

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Below is a list of recent professional activities. Links to papers are preprints. This page is always under construction so please check back for updates.

Complete CV is here.

If you would like to read an article or receive slides from a past presentation, feel free to contact me.

**SELECTED PUBLICATIONS**

Nabb, K., & Murawska, J. (2017). Coherence and enrichment across the middle and secondary levels: Four mathematically authentic learning experiences. *The Mathematics Enthusiast, 14*(1), 263-284.

Nabb, K., & Nghiem, D. (2016). Curious calculus questions from students and colleagues—Part I. *MathAMATYC Educator*, *8*(1), 43-47.

Nabb, K. (2016). CAS as a restructuring tool in mathematics education. *Matematik- og Naturfagsdidaktik (MONA-Math and Science Education)*, *8*, 8-22.

Murawska, J., & Nabb, K.A. (2015). Corvettes, curve fitting, and calculus. *Mathematics Teacher*, *109*(2), 128-135.

Meyer, D.Z., Antink Meyer, A., Nabb, K.A., Connell, M.G., & Avery, L.M. (2013). A theoretical and empirical exploration of intrinsic problems in designing inquiry activities. *Research in Science Education*, *43*(1), 57-76.

Sitomer, A., Strom, A., Mesa, V., Duranczyk, I., Nabb, K., Smith, J., & Yannotta, M. (2012). Moving from anecdote to evidence: A proposed research agenda in community college mathematics education. *MathAMATYC Educator*, *4*(1), 35-40. (full paper from AMATYC.org)

Nabb, K.A. (2012). The benefits of crossing disciplines: Writing + Calculus = A happy marriage. *NISOD Innovation Abstracts*, *34*(12), 1-2.

Nabb, K.A. (2010). Pitfalls of personally constructed learning devices. *Learning and Teaching Mathematics*, *8*, 41-45.

**SELECTED PRESENTATIONS**

"Cocktail party calculus: Collaborative writing in mathematics," *American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges*, Nashville TN, November 2014. (download)

(with J. Murawska) "The Calculus of Corvettes," *National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition*, Minneapolis MN, November 2015. (download)

(with D. Nghiem) "Reflections on good calculus questions from students and colleagues," *41st Annual Conference for the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges*, New Orleans LA, November 2015. (download)

"Reflections from teaching inquiry-oriented differential equations," MAA Session on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, *Joint Mathematics Meetings*, Seattle WA, January 2016. (download)

**UNPUBLISHED DOCUMENTS**

A short book on Mathematical Proof [written mostly in 1999-2000] (pdf)

Advanced Mathematical Thinking [literature review, 2009] (pdf)

Epistemological Beliefs in Mathematics [literature review, 2009] (pdf)

Computer Algebra Systems in Mathematics Teaching & Learning [literature review, 2010] (pdf)

**PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS**

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges (IMACC)

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago (MMC)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

**LEARNING ON THE WEB**

**MATH BLOGS, ETC.**

**OTHER**

A great resource for journals in math/science education

Cocktail Party Calculus (student project) (pdf)

Museum of Mathematics (momath.org)

Math/Science humor: xkcd

PhD comics

Mathematics Genealogy Project

I was nominated and chosen for the Professor of the Year award at MVCC in 2012. Some of my students made a pretty cool video to support my nomination. It is here.

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Keith Nabb

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

207 North Hall

River Falls, WI 54022

ph: 715-425-3909

keith