# Proof comprehension

# research group

## Upcoming events

### 2nd Northeast RUME Conference

The PCRG is organizing the *2nd Northeast Conference for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*. The conference will be held on October 6, 2018, in the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University, NJ. Further details about registration and abstract submission can be found here.

## Recently published papers

### Upcoming

- Lew, K., & Mejía-Ramos, J. P. (accepted). Linguistic conventions of mathematical proof writing at the undergraduate level: Mathematicians’ and students’ perspectives. Accepted for publication in
*Journal for Research in Mathematics Education*. - Weber, K., Lew, K., & Mejía-Ramos, J. P. (accepted). Using expectancy value theory to account for students' mathematical justifications. Accepted for publication in
*Cognition and Instruction*.

### 2017

- Fukawa-Connelly, T., Weber, K., & Mejía-Ramos, J. P. (2017). Informal content and student note-taking in advanced mathematics classes.
*Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 48*(5)*,*567-579. [preprint] [journal] - Stylianides, G., Stylianides, A. & Weber, K. (2017). Research on the teaching and learning of proof: Taking stock and moving forward. In J. Cai (Ed.)
*Compendium for Research in Mathematics Education*(pp.237-266). National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Reston, VA. [preprint] - Dawkins, P., & Weber, K. (2017). Values and norms of proof for mathematicians and students.
*Educational Studies in Mathematics, 95*(2), 123-142. [journal] - Mejía-Ramos, J. P., Lew, K., de la Torre, J., & Weber, K. (2017). Developing and validating proof comprehension tests in undergraduate mathematics.
*Research in Mathematics Education, 19*(2), 130-146.

### 2016

- Weber, K., Fukawa-Connelly, T., Mejía-Ramos, J.P., & Lew, K. (2016). How to help students understand lectures in advanced mathematics.
*Notices of the American Mathematical Society*, 63, 1190-1193. [journal] - Weber, K. (2016). Mathematical humor: Jokes that reveal how we think about mathematics and why we enjoy it.
*The Mathematics Intelligencer, 38,*56-61. - Lew, K., Fukawa-Connelly, T., Mejía-Ramos, J. P., & Weber, K. (2016). Lectures in advanced mathematics: Why students might not understand what the professor is trying to convey.
*Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 47,*162-198. [preprint] - Zhen, B. Mejía-Ramos, J. P. & Weber, K. (2016). Mathematics majors’ perceptions on the permissibility of graphs in proofs.
*International Journal for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 2,*1-29. [preprint] - Weber, K. (2015). Effective proof reading strategies to foster comprehension of mathematical proofs.
*International Journal for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 1*, 289-314. [preprint]

### Related sites

- ULTRA. Upgrading Learning for Teachers in Real Analysis is an NSF-funded collaborative project to design, implement, and assess an innovative real analysis course for pre-service and in-service mathematics teachers. [site]