Antonio R. Quesada

 

OTHER INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

OUT OF STATE

1.      “La Geometría Dinámica y su impacto en la Enseñanza de Geometría,” PUCPR, Ponce, Puerto Rico, August 8, 2005.

2.       “Technology in the Reform of Mathematics Education in USA: New approaches & New Results,” Department of Algebra at the College of Education of the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2002.

3.      “Technology in the Reform of Mathematics Education in USA.” Department of Mathematical Analysis, Division of Didactics, at The University of La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain, April 3, 2002.

4.      “On Using Hand-held Computers on the Teaching of Mathematics.” Department of Mathematical Analysis, Division of Didactics, at The University of La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain, April 4, 2002.

5.      “On Using Symbolic, Graphical, and Numerical Capabilities of Modern Calculators in the Teaching of Mathematics.” Department of Mathematical Analysis, Division of Didactics, at The University of La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain, April 10, 2002.

6.      “New Approaches & New Results Resulting From the Use of Technology in Mathematics.” Department of Mathematical Analysis, Division of Didactics, at The University of La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain, April 11, 2002.

7.      “Implementing the Recommendations of The Linear Algebra Study Group in a introductory Linear Algebra course, Preliminary Results.”  Department of Didactics of Mathematics at The University of Granada, Spain, May 6, 2002.

8.      “The Role of Iterative and Recursive Processes in the Teaching of Mathematics.” Department of Didactics of Mathematics at The University of Granada, Spain, May 8, 2002.

9.      “The Role of Technology on Teaching Mathematics at the Secondary and Introductory College Level.” Department of Didactics of Mathematics at The University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain, May 20, 2002.

10.  “New Directions in Teaching Mathematics: What Role Does Technology Plays?” Annual Conference of the Association of Chilean British Schools, Reñaca, Chile, July 27-28, 2001. (Keynote)

11.  “The Impact of Technology in Modeling in Secondary: New Approaches, New Content, and New Students’ Findings!”  Annual Conference of the Association of Chilean British Schools, Reñaca, Chile, July 27-28, 2001. (Keynote)

12.  “Calculators in Primary: An error, an Option, or a need?” Annual Conference of the Association of Chilean British Schools, Reñaca, Chile, July 27-28, 2001.

13.  The Impact of Technology on Mathematics Education: The Study of Systems of Equations.”  Annual Open Conference of the Association of Chilean British Schools, Santiago, Chile, August 4, 2001. (Keynote)

14.  “The Use of Calculators as a Black-Box: Data Fitting in Secondary Schools.”  Annual Open Conference of the Association of Chilean British Schools, Santiago, Chile, August 4, 2001. 

15.  “On the use of Technology in Secondary Mathematics,” Invited mini-course presented at The University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut, Oct. 8-12, 2000.

16.  “Integrando Tecnología en la Enseñanza de las Matemáticas,” Enseñando e Investigando con Tecnología en Matemáticas y Ciencias, Hotel Leonardo Da Vinci, Santiago de Chile, Chile, Julio 26, 2000.  (Keynote speaker)

17.  “Nuevo Enfoque de la Enseñanza de las Matemáticas Vía Tecnología,” Taller corto, Enseñando e Investigando con Tecnología en Matemáticas y Ciencias, Hotel Leonardo Da Vinci, Santiago de Chile, Chile, Julio 26, 2000. 

18.  “Integrando Tecnología con la TI-92 en la Enseñanza de las Matemáticas,” Universidad del Bio Bio, Chillan, Chile, July 28, 2000. 

19.  “Integrando la calculadora TI-83 plus en la enseñanza de pre-cálculo y cálculo,” Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico, Ponce, P.R., August 10-12, 1999. 

20.   “Una introducción a la integración de tecnología en la enseñanza de cursos básicos,” Recinto Universitario de Humacao, Humacao, P.R., August 7-9, 1999. 

21.  “Un Taller Sobre La Integración de la Calculadora Gráfica en la Enseñanza de las Matemáticas,”  Universidad de los  Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, Aug. 13-14, 1997. 

22.  “Is There a Need for Integrating Technology in College Mathematics?,” Universidad de los  Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, Aug. 11, 1997. 

23.  “Un Taller Sobre Integración de la Calculadora Gráfica en la Enseñanza de Precalculo y Calculo,” Comunidad de Valencia, Alicante, Spain, Dec. 22-24, 1995. 

24.  “El Uso de las Calculadoras Gráficas en la Enseñanza de las Matemáticas,” Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Spain, Dec. 1994. 

25.  “Using Graphing Technology in College Mathematics,” Normandale Commun. Col., Minneapolis, MN, May 20, 1993. 

26.  “A Workshop on Integrating Graphing Utilities in Calculus,” Catholic Univ. of Puerto Rico, Ponce, P.R., May 24-28, 1993. 

27.  “On Teaching with Graphing Calculators at College Level,” Colloq. Series at Ohio State University, June 1992.  

28.  "Recent results on obtaining tables of primes," Colloquium Series at the Catholic University of Puerto Rico, August 1991. 

 

REGIONAL PRESENTATIONS

29.  "Is number Sense only for Grades K-8?," The Powers of C: Change, Connections, Communication, & Collaboration, McDougal Littel & The Univ. of Akron, Akron, Ohio, Feb 27, 1996. (Invited)

30.  "Using Matrices with Graphing Calculators," Mu Alpha Theta Region IV Convention, St. Vincent-St. Mary H. S., Akron, Ohio, December 3-4, 1993. (Invited)

31.  "Implementing the use of Graphing Utilities in Basic College Mathematics, Risks and Rewards," Kent State University and D.C.Heat Seminar on Graphing Calculators,October 1993. (Keynote speaker)

32.  "Using Graphing Calculators to Enhance Student's Performance in Precalculus," Addison-Wesley Workshop Series on Sharing New Perspectives in Educ., Case Western Reserve University  Cleveland, Ohio, February 1992.   (Keynote speaker)

33.  "On Twisted Semigroup Rings," Colloquium Series at the Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, 1978. (Invited)

 

LOCAL PRESENTATIONS

34.  “The Impact of Dynamic Geometry software (DGS) on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics,” Symposium of the Centers of Excellence on Mathematics and Science Teaching & Learning: “Connecting and Collaborating for Success,” The University of Akron, Sep. 30, 2005.

35.  "Integrating Technology in the Mathematics Classroom", Kent State University, Tuscarawas Campus, April 1995.

36.  "Numerical and graphical approaches to teaching mathematical concepts with technology," Senior Class Methods, College of Educ., Univ. of Akron, March 1994.

37.   "The use of graphing technology in schools," Senior Class Methods, College of Education,     University of Akron, May 1993.

38.   "Mathematics in the core curriculum," Panel member, University of Akron, April 1993.

39.  "Using the Graphing Calculator in Teaching Precalculus," Colloquium Series at the University of Akron, November 1991.

40.  "Introduction to the use of the graphing calculator," Colloq. Series at the Univ. of Akron, April 1992.

41.  The Annual Convention of Catholic Schools in the South of Puerto Rico, 1981 and 1982.

42.  The Mathematics and Dental Clubs of the Catholic University of Puerto Rico, 1973‑1979.

 

IN-SERVICE TRAINING

1.      “Advance Topics in Algebra and Trigonometry,” ODE, Spring-Summer 2008.

2.       “On Focal Points, Problem Solving, and Technology.” Norton City Schools, Nov 2, 2007, Feb 1, April 18, 2008.

3.      “Mathematics Topics Foundational to Calculus,” ODE, Spring-Summer 2007.

4.      “Mathematics Topics Foundational to Calculus,” ODE, Spring-Summer 2006.

5.      Project AMP: ODE MS 4-8, Spring-Summer 2005.

6.      Introducing Research in Mathematics for Secondary Students.” Muehlstein Academy, Summer 2005.

7.      “Integrating Inquiry & Technology into HS Mathematics I & II,” June 14-23, 2004.

8.      Introducing Research in Mathematics for Secondary Students.” Muehlstein Academy, Summer 2004.

9.       “Using Inquiry-Based Lessons in Middle School Mathematics.” The University of Akron, June 23-26, 2003.

10.  “Integrating Dynamic Geometry in Secondary and Intermediate school.” The University of Akron, June 10-21, 2002.

11.  “Using Dynamic Geometry in Secondary and Intermediate school.” The University of Akron, June 11-15, 2001.

12.  Math Power Academy: Focus on Technology,” 3-5 grades, October 20-21, 2000.

13.  “Akron Math Community,” HS & MS teachers, June 12-23, 2000.

14.  Workshop for principals, assistant principals, and counselors on the reform in the mathematics classroom, April 2000.

15.  “Integrating Technology in the Mathematics Classroom at the Secondary Level,” The University of Akron, June 1999.

16.  Workshop for principals, assistant principals, and counselors on the reform in the mathematics classroom, July 1999.

17.  "Integrated Mathematics for Middle Schools," Akron Public Schools, Jun 8-12, 1998.

18.  "Dynamic Geometry with the TI-92," Akron Public Schools, Oct 14, 16, Nov. 13, 18, 1997.

19.  "Data Fitting: Linear Models," Colloq. On Tech., Univ. Of Akron, Oct 2, 1997.

20.  "Data Fitting: Non-Linear Models," Colloq. On Tech., Univ. Of Akron, Oct 30, 1997.

21.  "Integrating Technology," Colloq. On Tech., Univ. Of Akron, Aug.21-22, 1997

22.  "Integrated Mathematics: CORE-Plus 11th," Akron Public Schools, Riedinger School,June 9-13, 1997.

23.  "Introduction to the TI-92," AP Teachers from Akron Public Schools, Oct. 29, 96.

24.  "Integrated Mathematics: STEM 7-8th," Akron Public Schools, Riedinger School, June 10-21, 1996.

25.  "Integrated Mathematics: CORE-Plus 9th," Akron Public Schools, Riedinger School, June 24-July 5, 1996.

26.  "Integrated Mathematics: CORE-Plus 10th," Akron Public Schools, Riedinger School,August 14-16, 1996.

27.  "Integrated Mathematics: STEM 6th," Akron Public Schools, Riedinger School, June 12-23, 1995.

28.  "Integrated Mathematics: CORE-Plus 9th," Akron Public Schools, Riedinger School, June 26-July 7, 1995.

29.  "Integrating the Explorer Calculator on Teaching K-3 Mathematics, Akron Public Schools Inservice, Kenmore H. S., Jan 1995.

30.  "Integrating the Explorer Calculator on Teaching 4-6 Mathematics, Akron Public Schools Inservice, Kenmore H. S., Jan 1995.

31.  "Integrating the Explorer Calculator on Teaching 6-8 Mathematics, Akron Public Schools Inservice, Kenmore H. S., Jan 1995.

32.  "Integrating the TI-82 Calculator on Teaching High School Mathematics, Akron Public Schools Inservice, Kenmore H.S., Jan 1995.

33.  "Integrated Mathematics:  STEM 6th, "Akron Public Schools, Riedinger School, June 13-24, 1994.

34.  "Integrating Graphing Calculators in Introductory College Courses," University of Akron, June 27-July 8, 1994.

35.  "Introduction to the use of graphing calculator," with Lynn Pachnowski, Medina Career Center High and Middle School, April 18, 1994.

36.   "On teaching matrices and data analysis with graphing calculators," Kent State Univ., March 5, 1994.

37.  "Integrating Graphing Calculators in School Mathematics," Wadsworth High and Middle School, Jan 24, 1994.

38.  "Using Graphing Calculators at introductory College Courses," Kent State University, October 1993.

39.  "A Workshop on the use of Graphing Calculators in the classroom, from Algebra I through Precalculus," Hoover H.S., N.Canton, August 18-24, 1993.

40.  "Using Graphing Utilities in the Secondary Mathematics Curriculum," Intermediate Workshop, The University of Akron, Summer of 1993. 

41.  "Using Graphing Utilities in the Secondary Mathematics Curriculum," Adv. Workshop, The Univ. of Akron, Summer of 1992. 

42.  "Using Graphing Utilities in the Secondary Mathematics Curriculum," Intermediate Workshop, The University of Akron, Summer of 1991.

 

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