Research

2017

Cynthia Stenger, Janet Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, Jessica Stovall, "An Explicit Method for Teaching Generalization to Pre-Service Teachers Using Computer Programming", In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (MAA SIGMAA on RUME 2017), 2017.

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, "Using Computer Programming to Improve Mathematical Thinking: A Preliminary Report", In Proceedings of the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting, 2017.

2016

James A. Jerkins, Cynthia Stenger, Jessica Stovall, Janet Jenkins, "Developing a CS/Math/STEM Outreach Ecosystem to Lubricate the Transition from High School to College", In Proceedings of the 58th Annual ACM Mid-Southeast Conference, 2016.

Janet Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, Cynthia Stenger, Jessica Stovall, "Using Computer Programming Activities to Teach Mathematical Reasoning", In ACTM Fall Forum 2016, Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2016.

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, Janet Jenkins, Jessica Stovall, "Using Computer Programming to teach Mathematical Generalization and Proof", In Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), International Commission on Mathematical Instruction, 2016.

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, Jessica Stovall, Janet Jenkins, "Four years of STEM outreach by UNA Math and Computer Science departments", In Alabama Academy of Science 93rd Annual Meeting, Alabama Academy of Science, 2016.

2015

James A. Jerkins, Cynthia Stenger, Janet Jenkins, Jessica Stovall, "Conceptualizing Direct Variation Using Computer Programming Exercises", In ACTM Fall Forum 2015, Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2015.

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, "A Collaborative Partnership to Teach Mathematical Reasoning Using Computer Programming (CPR2)", In MathFest 2015, Mathematical Association of America, 2015.

2014

James A. Jerkins, Cynthia Stenger, Janet Jenkins, Jessica Stovall, "Using Computer Programming to Teach Undergraduates Abstraction and Generalization", In Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, vol. 29, no. 3, USA, 2014.

Cynthia Stenger, Janet T. Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, Jessica Stovall, "Collaborative Partnership to Teach Mathematical Reasoning Through Computer Programming (CPR^2)", Poster Presentation, Math Science Partnership Conference, Washington D.C., 2014

James A. Jerkins, Cynthia Stenger, Jessica Stovall, "An Instructional Design Using Computer Programming to Teach Abstraction and Generalization", In KMUMC 2014, Kennesaw State University, 2014.

Janet Jenkins, Jessica Stovall, James A. Jerkins, Cynthia Stenger, "Using Computer Programming to Teach Mathematical Reasoning in Middle and High School Math Classrooms", In ACTM Fall Forum 2014, 2014.

2013

Jessica Stovall, Janet Jenkins, Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, "Instruction in Mathematical Reasoning: Using programming to teach students mathematical reasoning", In ACTM Fall Forum 2013, 2013.

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, Janet T. Jenkins, Jessica Stovall, "Collaborative Partnership to Teach Mathematical Reasoning Through Computer Programming (CPR^2)", Poster Presentation, Math Science Partnership Conference, Washington D.C., 2013

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, "Using Computer Programming to Push Students to Build Mental Frameworks for Abstraction and Generalization", In MAA MathFest 2013, Mathematical Association of America, 2013.

James A. Jerkins, Cynthia L. Stenger, Jessica Stovall, Janet T. Jenkins, "Establishing the Impact of a Computer Science/Mathematics Anti-Symbiotic Stereotype in CS Students", In Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, vol. 28, no. 5, USA, pp. 47-53, 2013.

2012

Cynthia Stenger, Janet Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, Jessica Stovall, "Using Computer Programming to Teach Mathematical Reasoning and Sense Making in the High School Classroom", In ACTM Fall Forum 2012, 2012.

Cynthia Stenger, Janet Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, Jessica Stovall, "Involving Undergraduates in Interdisciplinary Research to Support STEM Education", Council on Undergraduate Research, 2012 Biennial Conference, 2012.

Cynthia Stenger, Janet L. Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, "Using Computational Thinking to Push Students to Acquire Mathematical Reasoning Skills", In 24th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Orlando, FL, USA, 2012.

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, Janet Jenkins, "An Instructional Design Using Computer Programming to Improve Mathematical Reasoning", In MAA Southeastern Section Spring 2012 Conference, Mathematical Association of America, 2012.

Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, Janet Jenkins, "Using Programming to Build Abstraction, Generalization, and Proof", In 62nd Annual Alabama Association of College Teachers of Mathematics Conference, 2012.

Janet T. Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, Cynthia L. Stenger, "A plan for immediate immersion of computational thinking into the high school math classroom through a partnership with the Alabama math, science, and technology initiative", In Proceedings of the 50th Annual Southeast Regional Conference, ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 148-152, 2012.

2011

Janet Jenkins, James A. Jerkins, Cynthia Stenger, Jessica Stovall, "The Influence of Stereotypes on STEM majors in a Problem-Based Curriculum Investigation: Computer Science vs. Mathematics Majors", In Proceedings of the 53rd Annual ACM Mid-Southeast Conference, 2011.

Janet Jenkins, Cynthia Stenger, James A. Jerkins, Jessica Stovall, Jordan Davis, Emilee Lloyd, "Level the Playing Field for Women with Immediate Immersion into Beginning Programming in a Problem Based Learning Environment", In Tennessee Women in Computing, 2011.