Rob Ely
Associate Professor
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Promoting students’ objectbased reasoning with infinite sets,
Speaker,
Annual Meeting of the Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education 2012

Experiencing and resolving cognitive conflict induced by the infinite,
Speaker,
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting 2010

Point/Counterpoint: Should we teach calculus using infinitesimals? ,
Speaker,
14th Annual Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education Conference 2010

Nonstandard models of arithmetic found in student conceptions of infinite processes,
Speaker,
29th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 2007

Student Obstacles and Historical Obstacles to Foundational Concepts of Calculus,
Speaker,
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting 2007

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Analysis, Abduction, and Axiomatics,
Speaker,
University of Idaho Mathematics Departmental Colloquium 2013

Useful Fictions: Mathematics, Literature, and Pedagogy,
Speaker,
University of Idaho Interdisciplinary Colloquium 2013

Conceptions of dimension loss and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus,
Speaker,
Mathematics Colloquium, Washington State University 2011

Loss of Dimension in the History of Calculus and in Student Reasoning,
Speaker,
History and Pedagogy of Mathematics Conference 2011

Infinite Paradoxes Through the Ages,
Speaker,
49th Northwest Math Conference 2010

Infinite paradoxes and the cognitive construction of infinite objects,
Speaker,
Wright State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium 2010

What is x?,
Speaker,
University of Idaho Mathematics Departmental Colloquium 2010

Context “vs.” Notation: Lessons Learned From History and the Classroom,
Speaker,
Mathfest 2009 2009

DepthofKnowledge for Mathematics Standards,
Speaker,
Idaho Department of Education K8 Mathematics StandardsSetting Meeting 2009

Hold Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand and Eternity in an Hour.,
Speaker,
University of Idaho Interdisciplinary Colloquium 2009

Infinite Processes and Sets in the Learner’s Mind,
Speaker,
Mathfest 2009 2009

Productive Discourse From Rich Tasks: The Example of the Double Spin Game,
Speaker,
Mathfest 2009 2009

The Age of (Notational) Exploration: Meanderings in Italian 16th Century Mathematics,
Speaker,
University of Idaho History Department Colloquium 2009

Toward a Middle Grades Mathematics Endorsement,
Speaker,
Idaho Science, Mathematics, and Technology Coalition Meeting 2009

Conceptions of Infinitesimals in Undergraduate Calculus Students and in History,
Speaker,
Joint Meetings of the American Mathematics Society and the Mathematics Association of America 2007

Horror Infiniti: A History of Indivisibles,
Speaker,
University of Idaho Mathematics Departmental Colloquium 2007

Solving a Pedagogical Puzzle: Making Sense of Three Different Students’ Approaches to Quadratic Patterns,
Speaker,
Annual Meeting of the Idaho Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2007

Student Conceptions of Infinity,
Speaker,
Department of Mathematics Colloquium, Beloit College 2007

The Development of Mathematics in Societies and in Individuals,
Speaker,
University of Idaho Technology, Engineering, Education, Mathematics, & Science Colloquium 2007

A Student Model of Infinitesimals,
Speaker,
Annual Conference for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education 2006

Interpretation of Web Alignment Data,
Speaker,
Web Alignment Tool Dissemination Conference 2005
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