Learning Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science
via Primary Historical Sources
Presentations
 'Bottled at the Source: The Design and Implementation of Classroom
Projects for Learning Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources,' Janet
Barnett, Invited Keynote Address, History and Pedagogy of Mathematics Study
Group, Quadrennial International Meeting, Daejon, South Korea, July, 2012.
 J. Barnett, J. Lodder, D. Pengelley presented "Projects for students
of discrete mathematics via primary historical
sources: Euclid on his algorithm" at HPM 2012, Quadrennial meeting of
the International Study Group on the Relation Between History and
Pedagogy of Mathematics, Daejeon, Korea, July, 2012.
 D. Pengelley, Empirical research on the use of history in mathematics
education, panelist, HPM 2012, Quadrennial meeting of the International
Study Group on the Relations Between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics,
Daejeon, Korea, July, 2012.
 'Primary Historical Sources in the Classroom: Discrete Mathematics,'
Jerry Lodder, International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME), Topic
Study Group lecture, Seoul, South Korea, July, 2012.
 'Historical Projects in Discrete Mathematics,' Jerry Lodder, conference
lecture, Quadrennial meeting of the International Study Group on the
Relations Between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics, Daejeon, South Korea,
July, 2012.
 'Teaching Mathematics from Historical Sources,' Jerry Lodder, conference
lecture, Southwestern Section Meeting of the Mathematical Association of
America, Tucson, Arizona, March, 2012.
 'Learning Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science via Primary
Historical
Sources,' Jerry Lodder, Mathematical Association of America Poster Session,
Joint Mathematics Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, Jan., 2012.
 'Reporting progress: A Minisymposium of Projects from the NSF Course,
Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement/Transforming Undergraduate Education
in STEM Program,' Jerry Lodder, panelist, NSF panel discussion, Joint
Mathematics Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, Jan., 2012.
 Daniel Otero and D. Pengelley presented "Study the masters: Using
primary historical sources in mathematics teaching", Mathematical
Association of America
Minicourse, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, Jan. 2012.

Jerry Lodder presented the colloquium address "Teaching Mathematics from
Historical Sources" at the University of Denver, Sept. 30, 2011.
 Jerry Lodder presented the lecture "The Notion of Tree: Problems from
the Past" as part of the special session "The History of Mathematics and
its Uses in the Classroom," Mathfest, Lexington, Kentucky, Aug. 4, 2011.
 Inna Pivkina presented a paper "Original Historical Sources in Data
Structures and Algorithms Courses" at the 4th Annual Consortium
for Computing Sciences in Colleges Southwest Regional Conference
(CCSC:SW 2011),
April 12, 2011, Los Angeles, CA.
 David Pengelley made a presentation to the NMSU Board of Regents in March
2011.
 Barnett, Janet. "Abstract awakenings in algebra: Teaching and learning
group theory
through the works of Lagrange, Cauchy, and Cayley". A Special Session
on Teaching with Original Sources, Joint Mathematics Meetings,
Jan., 2011, New Orleans.
 PIs Janet Barnett and David Pengelley led the Mathematical Association of
America minicourse "Learning Discrete Mathematics via Historical Projects"
during the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Jan., 2011, New Orleans. Testers Joel
Lucero  Bryan, Deborah Kent, Dominic Klyve, and Maria Zack helped teach the
minicourse.
 Jerry Lodder presented the lecture "Deduction Through the Ages: Teaching
Elementary Logic via Primary Historical Sources," as part of the special
session "The History of Mathematics and its Uses in the Classroom," Mathfest,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Aug. 5, 2010.
 Janet Barnett presented "Abstract awakenings in algebra: Teaching
and learning group theory through the works of Lagrange, Cauchy, and
Cayley" at the Frederick V. Pohle Colloquium on the History of Mathematics
Adelphi University, Garden City NY
(NOTE: Video will eventually be available at
http://www.pohlecolloquium.org/)
Wednesday, May 5, 2010.
 Janet Barnett presented "Abstract awakenings in algebra: Teaching
and learning group theory through the works of Lagrange, Cauchy, and
Cayley" at Mathematical Association of America Rocky Mountain Section Meeting
Colorado State University  Fort Collins, Saturday, April 17, 2010.
 Jerry Lodder presented the lecture "Deduction Through the Ages: Teaching
Elementary Logic via Primary Historical Sources," as part of the History
and Pedagogy of Mathematics (HPM), Americas Section,
(http://www.hpmamericas.org/)
Spring Meeting, March 1314, 2010, Washington DC.
 The 41st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
SIGCSE 2010,
Inna Pivkina, "Teaching and Learning via Original Historical Sources",
poster presentation, March 1013, 2010, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
 PIs David Pengelley, Jerry Lodder, and graduate student Joel
LuceroBryan led the Mathematical Association of America minicourse
"Learning Discrete Mathematics via Historical
Projects" during the Joint Mathematics Meeting, Jan. 1316, 2010,
San Francisco, California. Testers Dan King, Maria
Zack, and Dominic Klyve helped teach the minicourse, presenting their
actual experiences adapting and teaching with the projects.
 Mathematical Association of America 2009 Mathfest, Janet Barnett,
"Straight from the Source's Mouth: A TwoValued Approach to
Learning Boolean Algebra and More," contributed lecture, August 7, 2009,
Portland, Oregon.
 Kieval Endowment Lectures at Southern Oregon University, David Pengelley,
"Did Euler Need the Euclidean Algorithm to Prove Unique Factorization?"
"Dances Between Continuous and Discrete: Euler's Summation Formula,"
"Voici ce que j'ai trouve, (Here is what I have found), Sophie Germain's
Grand Plan for Proving Fermat's Last Theorem," May 2009, Ashland, Oregon.
 Mathematical Association of America, Metropolitan New York Section
2009 Annual Meeting, Janet Barnett, "Straight
from the Source's Mouth: Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources," invited lecture, May 3, 2009, Webb Institute, Glen Cove, New York.
 Mathematical Association of America, Rocky Mountain Section 2009
Annual Meeting, Janet Barnett, "Boolean Algebra
Past and Present: A TwoValued Approach to its Teaching," contributed
lecture, April 1718, 2009, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado.
 Conference lecture at the 5th Joint Workshop on Mathematics,
Computer Science, and Computational Sciences, Inna
Pivkina, "Discovery of Huffman Codes and Other Projects," University of
Texas at El Paso and New Mexico State
University, April 4, 2009, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
 Mathematics Colloquium, Metropolitan State College of Denver,
Janet Barnett, "Straight from the Source's Mouth:
A TwoValued Approach to Learning Boolean Algebra and More," invited lecture,
March 20, 2009, Denver, Colorado.
 Contributed talk at the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics,
Americas Section 2009 Annual Meeting, Janet
Barnett, "Boolean Algebra Past and Present," Carriage House of the
Mathematical Association of America, March 1415, 2009, Washington, DC.
 The 40th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
SIGCSE 2009:
I. Pivkina, D. Ranjan, and J. Lodder,
Historical Sources as a Teaching Tool,
Special Session, March 47, 2009, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
 Mathematical Association of America Poster Session for Projects
supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education,
Jerry Lodder and David Pengelley, "Learning Discrete Mathematics
and Computer Science via Primary Historical Sources," Jan. 6, 2009,
Washington, DC.
 Poster presentation at ADVANCE Recognition Celebration and Poster
Session at NMSU, Inna Pivkina, "Historical Projects in Computer
Science Education", November 17, 2008, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
 Mathematics Colloquium, Claremont University Colleges, David Pengelley,
"Euler's Summation Formula and its use as a teaching Tool," Nov. 13, 2008,
Claremont, California.
 Conference lecture at the 4th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer
Science, and Computational Sciences, Inna Pivkina,
"Teaching Mathematics and Computer Science with Primary Historical Sources,"
University of Texas at El
Paso and New Mexico State University, Nov. 8, 2008, El Paso, Texas.

HPM 2008
History and Pedagogy of Mathematics,
The HPM Satellite Meeting of ICME,
July 14  18, 2008, Mexico City, MEXICO.
 International Congress on
Mathematical Education (ICME), July 2008, in Monterey
Mexico: J. Barnett, G. Bezhanishvili, H. Leung,
J. Lodder, D. Pengelley, D. Ranjan
Historical Projects in Discrete Mathematics
and Computer Science
 Poster presentation at
SIGCSE 2008:
I. Pivkina, J. Barnett, G. Bezhanishvili, H. Leung, J. Lodder,
D. Pengelley, D. Ranjan
"Historical Projects in Computer Science Education", March 1215, 2008
Portland, Oregon.
 Paper presentation at SIGCSE 2006:
D. Pengelley, I. Pivkina, D. Ranjan, and K. Villaverde
"A Project in Algorithms based on
a Primary Historical Source about Catalan Numbers", March 15, 2006,
Houston, Texas.