Show All Collapse Dec 11, 2008
Thursday10:40 AM - 12:20 PM
The Mathematics Semester at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ruth Heaton (University of Nebraska), Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska)
Dec 12, 2008
Friday09:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Forming Partnerships Across Institutional Boundaries (budgetary, departmental, college)
Deborah Ball (University of Michigan), Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska), William McCallum (University of Arizona)
Show All Collapse May 25, 2005
Wednesday05:00 PM - 06:15 PM
Welcome and Introduction
David Eisenbud (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska)
May 27, 2005
Friday11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
What Can Mathematics Departments and Schools of Education Do to Help Teachers Develop Such Knowledge?
Sybilla Beckmann (University of Georgia), Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska), Richard (James) Milgram, Ira Papick03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Small Group Sessions with Mathematicians and Educators Who Either Develop Materials for Teachers' Learning of Mathematics for Teaching or Who Work with Preservice or Experienced Teachers.
Scott Baldridge (Louisiana State University), Sybilla Beckmann (University of Georgia), Ruth Heaton (University of Nebraska), Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska), Daniel Maki, Ted Stanford, Kristin Umland (University of New Mexico, Valencia)
May 28, 2005
Saturday08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
What Are the Critical Next Steps with Respect to Policy? What are Directions for Research? Come Back to Evidence.
Linda Curtis-Bey, Dan Fallon, Tom Fortmann, Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska), Cathy Seeley, Diane Spresser
Show All Collapse Mar 07, 2004
Sunday02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Crucial Contemporary Social, Political and Cultural Issues in Mathematics Assessment in the U.S. (part 1)
Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska)02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Crucial Contemporary Social, Political and Cultural Issues in Mathematics Assessment in the U.S. (part 2)
Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska)
Personal Profile of Dr. Jim Lewis
W. James “Jim” Lewis is Aaron Douglas Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Center for Science, Mathematics, and Computer Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During the time he served as chair of his department, the department won the University-wide Department Teaching Award and an NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. He has received many teaching awards including the University’s OTICA award and membership in UNL’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. More recently, he was the Carnegie Foundation’s 2010 Nebraska Professor of the Year. He has served as President of the UNL Faculty Senate and President of the UNL chapter of AAUP. He has received the UNL Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women Award for his support of opportunities for women in the mathematical sciences and UNL’s Louise Pound-George Howard Distinguished Career Award.
He is PI for two NSF Math Science Partnerships, the Math in the Middle Institute Partnership and NebraskaMATH. He was chair of the Committee that produced the CBMS report, The Mathematical Education of Teachers, and co-chair of the National Research Council committee that produced Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the new Millennium. He was a member of the AMS Task Force that produced Towards Excellence: Leading a Doctoral Mathematics Department in the 21st Century, as well as the author of the first four chapters of this book. He was also a member of the NRC Committee that produced Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy. He is a past chair of the Mathematical Association of America’s Coordinating Council on Education and the American Mathematical Society’s Committee on Education. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Louisiana State University.
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|Educational Advisory Committee||Mar 01, 2008||Mar 01, 2015|
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|Educational Advisory Committee||May 15, 2003||Mar 01, 2008|