New!
Conference on Mathematics for Future Teachers
The PCRG is organizing a one-day conference on designing and teaching mathematics courses to meet the needs of future mathematics school teachers. The conference will be hosted on Thursday May 11 2017 in the in the T. Alexander Pond Science and Engineering Center in the Busch-New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University. For more information, visit our Events page.

Recently published papers
  • Fukawa-Connelly, T., Weber, K., & Mejía-Ramos, J. P. (in press). Informal content and student note-taking in advanced mathematics classes. To appear in Journal for Research in Mathematics Education.
  • Mejía-Ramos, J. P., Lew, K., de la Torre, J., & Weber, K. (in press). Developing and validating proof comprehension tests in undergraduate mathematics. To appear in Research in Mathematics Education. [preprint]
  • Stylianides, G., Stylianides, A. & Weber, K. (in press). Research on the teaching and learning of proof: Taking stock and moving forward. In J. Cai (Ed.) First Compendium for Research in Mathematics Education. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Reston, VA. [preprint]
  • Weber, K., Fukawa-Connelly, T., Mejía-Ramos, J.P., & Lew, K. (2016). How to help students understand lectures in advanced mathematics. Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 63, 1190-1193. [journal]
  • Weber, K. (2016). Mathematical humor: Jokes that reveal how we think about mathematics and why we enjoy it. The Mathematics Intelligencer, 38, 56-61. [preprint]
  • Lew, K., Fukawa-Connelly, T.,  Mejía-Ramos, J. P., & Weber, K. (2016). Lectures in advanced mathematics: Why students might not understand what the professor is trying to convey. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 47, 162-198. [preprint]
  • Zhen, B. Mejía-Ramos, J. P. & Weber, K. (2016). Mathematics majors’ perceptions on the permissibility of graphs in proofs. International Journal for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 2, 1-29. [preprint]
  • Weber, K. (2015). Effective proof reading strategies to foster comprehension of mathematical proofs. International Journal for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 1, 289-314. [preprint]
  • Samkoff, A., & Weber, K. (2015). Lessons learned from an instructional intervention on proof comprehension. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 39, 28-50. [journal] [preprint]
  • Weber, K. & Mejía-Ramos, J. P. (2015). The contextual nature of conviction in mathematics. For the Learning of Mathematics, 35(2), 9-14. [journal]
  • Weber, K., Inglis, M., & Mejía-Ramos, J. P. (2014). How mathematicians obtain conviction: Implications for mathematics instruction and research on epistemic cognition. Educational Psychologist, 49(1), 36-58. [preprint] [journal]


A proof in geometry, presented in an unusual format in a 1847 edition of Euclid's Elements. A Mathematical Treasure found in the MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library