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Personal profile

Research interests

Learning, teaching, curriculum, and professional development in the areas of: * Algebraic reasoning in elementary and secondary mathematics * Development of quantitative reasoning in mathematics and science * Development of teachers’ and students’ understanding of calculus * Relationships among probabilistic, statistical, and quantitative reasoning * Mathematical meanings for teaching secondary mathematics * Technology in mathematics education

Education/Academic qualification

EDD, University of Georgia

… → 1982

MED, University of Georgia

… → 1977

BS, Central Washington University

… → 1972

External positions

Writing Committee Member, College Board SAT Mathematics Subject Tests

Jan 1 2011 → …

Writing Committee Member, College Board SAT Mathematics Subject Tests

2011 → …

Writing Team Member, Common Core Career and College Readiness Standards

Jan 1 2009Jan 1 2010

Writing Team Member, Common Core Career and College Readiness Standards

20092010

Professor of Mathematics Education, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University

Jan 1 2005 → …

Director of Research, Center for Research on Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology; Arizona State University

Jan 1 2005Jan 1 2008

Professor of Mathematics Education, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University

2005 → …

Director of Research, Center for Research on Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology; Arizona State University

20052008

Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

Jan 1 2000Jan 1 2003

Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

20002003

Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Emeritus, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

Jan 1 1999 → …

Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Emeritus, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

1999 → …

Founder and co-director, Vanderbilt Program for Talented Youth

Jan 1 1998Jan 1 2000

Founder and co-director, Vanderbilt Program for Talented Youth

19982000

Professor of Mathematics Education, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

Jan 1 1997Jan 1 2005

Professor of Mathematics Education, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

19972005

Director, Joint Ph.D. in Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego

Jan 1 1995Jan 1 1997

Research Advisory Committee Chair, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Jan 1 1995Jan 1 1996

Director, Joint Ph.D. in Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego

19951997

Research Advisory Committee Chair, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

19951996

Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

Jan 1 1992Jan 1 1997

Co-chair Division C, Section 2, Program Committee of the American Educational Research Association

Jan 1 1992 → …

Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

19921997

Co-chair Division C, Section 2, Program Committee of the American Educational Research Association

1992 → …

Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

Jan 1 1990Jan 1 1992

Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

19901992

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, Department of Mathematics, Illinois State University

Jan 1 1985Jan 1 1990

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, Department of Mathematics, Illinois State University

19851990

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

Jan 1 1982Jan 1 1985

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

19821985

Lecturer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

Jan 1 1980Jan 1 1982

Lecturer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, San Diego State University

19801982

Research Assistant, Department of Mathematics Education, University of Georgia

Jan 1 1977Jan 1 1980

Research Assistant, Department of Mathematics Education, University of Georgia

19771980

Program Mathematics Educator, West African Regional Mathematics Program, USAID

Jan 1 1973Jan 1 1975

Program Mathematics Educator, West African Regional Mathematics Program, USAID

19731975

Peace Corp Volunteer, Unknown

Jan 1 1972Jan 1 1973

Peace Corp Volunteer, Unknown

19721973

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Research Output 1982 2017

2 Citations

Covariational reasoning among U.S. and South Korean secondary mathematics teachers

Thompson, P. W., Hatfield, N. J., Yoon, H., Joshua, S. & Byerley, C., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Mathematical Behavior. 48, p. 95-111 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Mathematics
Animation
Reasoning
mathematics
1 Citations

Secondary mathematics teachers’ meanings for measure, slope, and rate of change

Byerley, C. & Thompson, P. W., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Mathematical Behavior. 48, p. 168-193 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mathematics
Rate of change
Slope
mathematics
teacher

Foreword

Thompson, P. W., Jan 1 2016, And the Rest is Just Algebra. Springer International Publishing, p. v-vi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

11 Citations

Researching mathematical meanings for teaching

Thompson, P. W., Jul 30 2015, Handbook of International Research in Mathematics Education: Third Edition. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 435-461 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Teaching

Collaboration between mathematics and mathematics education

Thompson, P., Artigue, M., Torner, G. & de Shalit, E., 2014, Mathematics and mathematics education: Searching for common ground.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities

International Journal of Computers in Mathematics Learning (Journal)

Thompson, P. (Editorial board member)
1800

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (Journal)

Thompson, P. (Editor)
1800

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (Journal)

Thompson, P. (Editorial board member)
1800

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Cognition and Instruction (Journal)

Thompson, P. (Editor)
1800

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education (Journal)

Thompson, P. (Editor)
1800

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Prizes

At-large member of the Executive Board

Patrick Thompson (Recipient), 1998

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Co-chair

Patrick Thompson (Recipient), 1988

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Featured Guest at Mathematics Education Student Association

Patrick Thompson (Recipient), Sep 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Featured Guest at Mathematics Education Student Association

Patrick Thompson (Recipient), Nov 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Projects 2004 2019